Nikki Lane - Highway Queen
Nikki Lane - Highway Queen
Nikki Lane - Highway Queen

Nikki Lane - Highway Queen

Limited Edition Picture Disc Vinyl LP
Regular Price:
$38

Nikki Lane isn’t from Austin, or even from Texas (hold for shocked gasps). But her unique sound — which mixes Outlaw Country, Americana, blues and rock — feels right at home here. And there’s a definite Texas influence on her third album, which was recorded in Denton and features a longhorn on the album art.

The mix of rollicking road songs and heartfelt ballads is Lane’s best work yet. Her voice has been compared to Loretta Lynn and Emmylou Harris; her songs to Lana Del Rey, Jenny Lewis and Neil Young; and her swagger to Johnny Cash. But she needs to be appreciated in her own right.

We love this record because of its unbridled passion, infectious choruses and “hell yeah” lyrics. It’s an album about the road that’s the perfect companion for your next road trip.

A Side

700,000 Rednecks
Highway Queen
Lay You Down
Jackpot
Companion

B Side

Big Mouth
Foolish Heart
Send The Sun
Muddy Waters
Forever Lasts Forever

Together We Rock

Waterloo Records is an Austin institution. The musical wizards there have been slanging albums and advice since 1982. So when we wanted to highlight some of the music that makes us tap our booted and flip-flopped toes, we of course asked them to help. All the albums highlighted here are curated and sold by Waterloo through the Alvies store.

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