Dierks Bentley “Honored 4/20” Everyday When In Colorado 

Posted: 6:56 am Monday, June 11th, 2018

By Staff Writer

Dierks Bentley’s new album The Mountain, he legitimately became a mountain man and dedicated himself to this album putting in a lot of work. He stayed in a mountain-based studio in the mountains of Colorado to get inspiration. He was very dedicated to this album. When Dierks and his band were there, they “honored 4/20 every single day,” he tells Rolling Stone. “When I pulled up, [owner Alan Bradbury] had an elk carcass on the ground with a dog protecting it. The dog had been shot a couple times by the neighbor, so he’s a little defensive, and there’s Alan just grinding up an elk carcass and walking around handing out pot brownies.”  But that wasn’t the only reason Colorado was Bentley’s first choice. He enjoyed recording in Colorado for plenty of other reasons, including getting outside the Nashville bubble. “A friend was talking about Music Row and gossip,” he says, “which is part of the reason I made my album outside of Music Row, because it can be like high school. It’s just a lot of the same writers, and gossip central. So I said to him, ‘Dude, it can’t bring me down.’ That’s the truth.”

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INGLEWOOD, CA – APRIL 19: Dierks Bentley performs onstage at WE Day California at The Forum on April 19, 2018 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for WE)