Curtis McMurtry is a songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Austin, TX striving to kick Americana music into new and eclectic directions. Influenced by Fiona Apple, Nick Drake and Tom Waits, Curtis sings sinister lullabies backed by low strings and brass. All his narrators are villains and every lyric leaves a bruise.
"Backed by a stand-up bass, cello and occasionally a horn section, McMurtry epitomizes the catch-all nature of Americana" - rollingstone.com
"Two things about McMurtry up front: Nobody in Austin is doing anything quite like his music right now, and his talent as a lyricist is well above the vast majority of young songwriters in town." - Peter Blackstock, Austin360com
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