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The New York Times called Willie Nile “one of the most gifted singer-songwriters to emerge from the New York scene in years.” His album “Streets Of New York” was hailed as “a platter for the ages” by UNCUT magazine. Rolling Stone listed “The Innocent Ones” as one of the “Top Ten Best Under-The-Radar Albums of 2011” and BBC Radio called it “THE rock ‘n’ roll album of the year.” His single from that album, “One Guitar,” was the “Top Pick of the Week” in USA Today. “The Innocent Ones” was chosen Rock Album of the Year by the Independent Music Awards.
Bruce Springsteen, Pete Townshend, Bono, Lou Reed, Lucinda Williams, Jim Jarmusch, Adam Duritz and Little Steven are among those who have sung his praises.
His new studio album, “American Ride,” debuted at #1 on the Billboard Heatseekers/Top New Artist Album chart. It appeared on dozens of year-end Top Ten lists for 2013 and was voted “Album Of The Year” at Twangville Magazine. Bono called it, “One of the great guides to unraveling the mystery that is the troubled beauty of America.” Music fans from around the world chose “American Ride” Rock Album of the Year in the 2014 Independent Music Awards public vote. This is his time!
Willie has toured across the U.S. with The Who and has sung with Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band numerous times. His live performances are legendary and he is cur- rently touring across the U.S. and Europe to support the new album.