Chickens In The Pen

Album: Rebel Soul (2012)

Songfacts®:

  • Kid Rock opens his ninth studio album, Rebel Soul, with this Southern-flavored boogie-shuffle. It is one of six tracks to feature guitar work by L.A. axeman Blake Mills, who flew in to record his parts in a single Sunday evening. "He was fast and right on point. Every idea he came up with was a great one," longtime Rock studio cohort Al Sutton told Detroit Free Press.

    Mills is a former member of rock outfit Simon Dawes, who evolved into roots band Dawes after his departure.

Comments

Be the first to comment...

Editor's Picks

Song CitiesMusic Quiz

Nirvana, Billy Joel and Bruce Springsteen are among those who wrote songs with cities that show up in this quiz.

The Truth Is Out There: A History of Alien SongsSong Writing

The trail runs from flying saucer songs in the '50s, through Bowie, blink-182 and Katy Perry.

Martin PageSongwriter Interviews

With Bernie Taupin, Martin co-wrote the #1 hits "We Built This City" and "These Dreams." After writing the Pretty Woman song for Go West, he had his own hit with "In the House of Stone and Light."

Director Mark Pellington ("Jeremy," "Best Of You")Song Writing

Director Mark Pellington on Pearl Jam's "Jeremy," and music videos he made for U2, Jon Bon Jovi and Imagine Dragons.

We Will Rock You (To Sleep): Pop Stars Who Recorded Kids' AlbumsSong Writing

With the rise of Kindie rock, more musicians are embracing their inner child with tunes for tots - here, we look at pop stars who recorded kids' albums.

Colbie CaillatSongwriter Interviews

Since emerging from MySpace with her hit "Bubbly," Colbie has become a top songwriter, even crafting a hit with Taylor Swift.