What the Critics are saying about Hang Your Hopes On A Crooked Nail

"Accept Rod Picott for what he is; Americana of the highest order"  

Julian Piper/ Acoustic Magazine

"Gems that finely balance despair, desire and optimism with dexterity" 

Arthur Wood/Maverick Magazine

"Hangdog lyrics and deadpan delivery have the ability to strike a chord with anyone who has a heart." 

Alison Stokes/Country Music People

"The world of Americana music has recognised that Rod is one of the finest singer-songwriters on the scene today. It really is about time that everybody else caught on to that fact." 

UK Tour Dates Posted

The UK tour is booked and finalized. Looking forward to a trip across the deep blue with support guests Wild Ponies. Bringing a small but mighty three piece band we're calling Rod Picott & The Gun Shy Dogs. Netherlands, Germany and Norway dates as well. Check out one of the posters for the UK dates...

New Website, Tour Dates, Merch + Album

 Take a look around. It's easy to navigate - simple as hammer and pretty as a cut nail. There are new tour dates added to the Tour page, new photos on the Photos page and after many requests over the last few years, there is finally a beautiful new Rod Picott's Circus of Misery and Heartbreak T-shirt available. The incredibly soft, high quality T-shirt comes in Guinness Brown and Lonely Blue and is only available right here...READ MORE

The Bridge Compilation - Village Records

Village RecordsMary GauthierSlaid Cleaves, Gurf MorlixSam BakerBob DelevanteAmanda ShiresGreg TrooperAntje DuvekotMeg HutchinsonBrother HenryStephen Simmons and Rod Picott have joined together to release a wonderful compilation