Jason Isbell would be the topic of an upcoming HBO Authentic documentary, the community introduced as we speak. Jason Isbell: Operating With Our Eyes Closed debuts Friday, April 7 as a part of Invoice Simmons’ The Music Field Collection for HBO (different topics have included Alanis Morissette, DMX, and extra). Operating With Our Eyes Closed will deal with Isbell’s inventive course of, his collaborative relationship with singer, songwriter, and fiddle participant Amanda Shires (Isbell’s spouse), and the recording classes for his 2020 album with the 400 Unit, Reunions. Watch the trailer for the movie under.
Operating With Our Eyes Closed was directed and produced by Sam Jones, and govt produced by brothers Mark and Jay Duplass. The movie options interviews with Isbell and Shires, in addition to musicians Chad Gamble, Sadler Vaden, Jimbo Hart, Derry DeBorja, Patterson Hood, producer Dave Cobb, and supervisor Traci Thomas.
All through the documentary, Isbell discusses his upbringing in rural Alabama, his struggles with alcoholism throughout his time enjoying with the band Drive-By Truckers, and his fruitful however often troublesome inventive partnership with Shires.
Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit are at the moment readying a brand new album Weathervanes, which is due out June 9 through Southeastern/Thirty Tigers.