Praised as a sincere old-school country record, Chris Stapleton’s Traveller was nominated for Album of the Year at the 2016 Grammy’s. A longtime successful songwriter, this album was his coming-out party as a solo artist. He recruited his chosen crew, holed up in vaunted recording studios, and let the magic happen. Everyone involved notes how the relaxed, organic recording process helped contribute to the record’s success. Here’s the inside scoop.