"I love to make all kinds of music and just experiment with sound," he declares. "And Lambchop is nothing if not an experiment in sound. And because half the songs are old and half the songs are new, I wrote the newer ones with Lambchop in mind specifically."
The new album is Chesnutt's first step on the road toward a broader, more ambitious future. He is already in the planning stages for a number of possible collaborations, and is involved in writing an album with some of his local Athens compatriots. "They're writing the music, and I'm putting down the words and singing the melody on it," he remarks. "It's really been fun because it's so different from what I've done before. I'm trying to turn it into my high school play, my high school musical.