Keep It Simple (2004) is the seventh studio album by blues artist Keb’ Mo’. The album won a Grammy in 2005 for best contemporary blues album, and features Robben Ford, Robert Cray, Vince Gill a.o. Keb’ Mo’ crafted a warm, wry, blues-informed version of pop Americana that wrestles with contemporary problems like how to pay the mortgage, the high price of coffee, or how to afford a vacation.
Over the past two decades Keb’ Mo’ (born Kevin Moore) has cultivated a reputation as a modern master of American roots music through his live and studio performances. His songs have been recorded by the likes of B.B. King, Buddy Guy, the Dixie Chicks, Joe Cocker and Robert Palmer. His acting career began in the early ’90s, and in 1998 Keb’ Mo’ portrayed Robert Johnson in the documentary Can’t You Hear the Wind Howl.
The 15th anniversary edition is available as a limited edition of 1500 copies on transparent blue vinyl.