This third albumn by Red Rooster, a New York-based folk collective formed in 1998 and led by JAY ERICKSON ’98 (lead vocals) and NAT ZILKHA ’99 (guitar), combines country, bluegrass, folk, gospel, blues, and hip-hop. “Red Rooster puts multiple genres into a big pot and stirs it around,” wrote a music critic for The music has American roots, and the group’s “plaintive lyrics deal with life, love, and loss amid intricate guitar work, weeping fiddles, and Erickson’s aching vocal delivery,” wrote the Houston Chronicle. On Walk, Erickson and Zilkha are joined by JAMIE FORREST ’98 on mandolin and JON HOWE ’98 on harmonica.