D/B Artist Feature: Mayer Hawthorne & The County

Mayer Hawthorne is Stones Throw’s newest artist. His debut track “Just Ain’t Gonna Work Out” (aka “I’m Sorry”) premiered on Giles Peterson’s Best of 2008 (BBC Radio 1) a few weeks back. Mark Ronson picked it up for his show, saying “I have no idea what this is, old or new, but it’s fucking good!”


Mayer Hawthorne is from Detroit and now lives in Los Angeles. He wrote, played, recorded and sang on these tracks. As for the rest of “what it is,” check out Mayer Hawthorne’s bio written by Ronnie Reese at the link below. Download the Song! MP3: Just Ain’t Gonna Work Out