Chris Stapleton is at the top of his game. His new album "Higher" is a masterful blend of country, soul, and blues that showcases his remarkable vocal range. His voice, gritty and soulful, is the star of the show.

The instrumentation in "Higher" is equally impressive. Stapleton's guitar skills shine, complemented by rich, organic arrangements that include elements of blues and Southern rock. 

The album is introspective and heartfelt, exploring themes of love, loss, and redemption. Stapleton’s storytelling is vivid and engaging, drawing listeners in.

"Higher" is a powerful statement from one of Americana music's most distinctive voices. It's an album that solidifies Chris Stapleton's place among the greats in the genre, offering a collection of songs that are both deeply personal and universally relatable.