Interview: Sam Outlaw Talks UK Tour, ‘Popular Mechanics’ and Delving Into 80s Pop-Rock Sounds

Sam Outlaw has become a firm favourite with country fans through albums including Angeleno and Tenderheart. Last November he returned with a slight change of pace with Popular Mechanics, an album that draws inspiration from big eighties pop-rock sounds from the likes of Jeff Lynne and Tom Petty. Sam chatted to Culture Fix’s Andrew about the inception of the album, the pressures of moving away from a traditional country sound, returning to the world of touring after the pandemic, and took part in our quickfire quiz.

Thanks to Sam for the chat. You can connect with him here: Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Sam’s tour kicks off on March 17th in London with dates in Manchester, Glasgow and numerous other stops. See the full list of tour dates below and get tickets here.

3/17 – London
3/18 – Milton Keynes
3/19 – Carshalton
3/22 – Bristol
3/24 – Oxford
3/25 – Hassocks (near Brighton)
3/26 – Manchester
3/27 – Glasgow
3/28 – Gosforth

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