Liberated from the guitar-and-drums setup of a traditional rock band, the recording sessions were an anything-goes journey of sonic experimentation. While some moments nod to Kerr’s background in swaggering, gritty rock, other moments venture into barn-burning alt-country and string-laden piano balladry. This is full-bodied, guitar-driven rock music that’s unconfined by traditional notions of genre, and is equally suited to a raucous party or solitary headphone listening.
“I’m Matt and Sam’s Brother and I’ll always be Matt and Sam’s Brother,” he says. “I could play a concert at 45 years old as Matt and Sam’s Brother and feel completely natural. It’s a constant.”