To overcome the nostalgia about his former hometown New Orleans the american Folk songwriter Jordan Prince writes a concept album with which he pays respect to all his former friends and influences from Louisianna. The album contains everything from broken loves to longtime friends and shows how Jordan became the person he is today. The movie documents the writing process of one of these songs about Jordans former band colleague George Elizondo.
During the creative process Jordan tells the audience about his friendship to George and the story that exists behind the song. Together with his friend the sound engineer Tim Hecking he records the song and finds himslef confronted with the finished song at the end of the movie.