Orville Peck: Artist Spotlight
Updated: Feb 23
Orville Peck’s 2019 album Pony gave new life to country and western music. With songs reminiscent to Merle Haggard and Johnny Cash, Peck’s music tackles heartache with outlaw imagery. Pony’s listenability is very moving and Peck’s powerful voice draws the listener into this journey into a new wild west.
Orville Peck stands out compared to other breakthrough country artist with his unique artistic vision. Peck portrays himself as a mysterious “country star” with western garb and an always changing mask with cascading fringe. His originality and engaging music is propelling him to an iconic country level like Kacey Musgraves and Lil Nas X.
Written By: Cass Tooke