Jeff Bates Releases EP, Live DVD

Jeff Bates released a six-song EP, One Day Closer, as well as a live DVD with all of the new songs as well as other material, on Tuesday (Feb. 15) on Black River Entertainment. Bates’ country hits include “The Love Song” and “Long Slow Kisses.” Other new releases this week include Austin/Australian musician Jackie Bristow’s Crazy Love (self-released), singer-songwriter Hayes Carll’s KMAG YOYO (& Other American Stories) (Lost Highway), country newcomer Sarah Darling’s Angels and Devils (Black River), country trio Due West’s Forget the Miles (Black River), “Wide Open Spaces” songwriter Susan Gibson’s Tightrope (self-released), Americana duo Gwyneth & Monko’s self-titled album (self-released), bluegrass musician Charlie Sizemore’s Heartache Looking for a Home (Rounder) and Supersuckers frontman Eddie Spaghetti’s Sundowner (Bloodshot).