Ronnie Fauss is an alternative-country singer-songwriter from Dallas, known for crafting songs that hold true to the grittiness and resolve of the Texas troubadour tradition. His debut full-length "I Am The Man You Know I'm Not" was released in 2012 on Normaltown Records, an imprint of New West Records (Steve Earle, Old 97s, Drive By Truckers), and received high praise from the New York Times ("songs as catchy as the titles are memorable") and Vanity Fair ("the dream of every lover of americana"), among others. Texas Music Magazine called it "one of the best albums of the year" and Lone Star Music said Fauss "merits a spot on any shortlist of rising troubadours worth paying serious attention to".
Fauss' sophomore album, "Built to Break", is set to be released on 11/4/14, and features a duet with Old 97s frontman Rhett Miller ("18 Wheels") a cover of Phosphorescent's "Song For Zula". Stream Fauss' version of "Song for Zula" here: www.texasmonthly.com/daily-post/exclusive-song-premiere-ronnie-fauss-does-song-zula
This exclusive NoiseTrade sampler includes 1 track from the new album ("18 Wheels") and 5 tracks from "I Am The Man You Know I'm Not".