'Airwaves' is Leahey's upcoming record, written during a busy period that found the road warrior playing 175 shows a year. Produced by multi-platinum studio guru Paul Ebersold, the album features a number of Nashville-area guests, including Steelism
's rhythm section and Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit
's Sadler Vaden
. Leahey remains in the driver's seat, though, steering his way through a tracklist whose songs tell the story of a young adulthood spent on the run. It's the kind of American rock and roll record we all need to hear in a post-Tom Petty
world — real, relevant, and redemptive.