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Coming up roses with Blackberry Smoke

Video: Charlie Starr and Brit Turner speak to TeamRock about the band's new album

Blackberry Smoke's Charlie Starr and Brit Turner have spoken to TeamRock about the band's album Holding All The Roses, the follow-up to 2012's The Whippoorwill.

The two spoke about working with producer Brendan O'Brien, the recording sessions, and about some of the album's themes.  

"Lyrically, this time I promised myself I wouldn't write anything that was biblical in nature," says frontman Charlie Starr. "But I lied — there are two more. But I think there's a little more anger in this album. And that may just be the time we live in... because I'm happy. I'm not angry. Do I look angry? I'm not!"

Holding All The Roses is released on February 9, and can be pre-ordered from Amazon and iTunes. For limited edition vinyl sets, visit the Earache webstore.

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