John Mellencamp Shares A Lyric Video For The Title Track of His Latest Album Orpheus Descending

Watch/share the video directed by Shan Dan Horan HERE, a frequent collaborator with Mellencamp also directing videos for "The Eyes of Portland," "Hey God" and more. 

His twenty-fifth studio album, Orpheus Descending is out now on Republic Records to rave reviews - Listen to the LP HERE

New York Times praises, "it has a Dust Bowl flintiness to it, not only in its mostly acoustic music, which relies heavily on Lisa Germano’s violin, but also in its scornful look at economic disparity, corruption, gun violence, and other aspects of American life ..." while American Songwriter raves "Orpheus Descending ranks as one of the most commanding and compelling albums of Mellencamp’s entire career." Los Angeles Times says, "it’s laced with social and political commentary and moments of evident heartache"

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Mellencamp recently wrapped his extensive 77-date North American "Live and In Person 2023" Tour, of which LA Weekly praised, "Mellencamp strode out looking for all the world like a Brando or a Paul Newman or a James Dean—a misfit who managed to find his place in the world through his music" while the Dallas Observer describes that the show, “made it clear Mellencamp is a true music legend, and from the sound of it, one that will continue to be making music for a long time to come.” Chicago Tribune says, "Identity, pride, purpose, trust, understanding: These motifs coursed through Mellencamp’s narratives."