Saturday, 17 September 2016

WHISKEY MYERS - ‘Lightning Bugs And Rain’

(22 August 2016) 
Expanded Press Release
Texas southern rockers Whiskey Myers have released the first single from their new album Mud

Whiskey Myers, the soulful Southern rockers, will release their latest / fourth studio album, MUD, on September 9th via Spinefarm Records, featuring the single ‘Lightning Bugs and Rain’. Helmed by Grammy-winning producer Dave Cobb (Chris Stapleton, Rival Sons, etc.), this record sees the East Texan outfit taking their easy style and sound to fresh levels, straddling a number of different genres – soul, country, classic rock, blues, etc. – in the process.

The follow-up to Early Morning Shakes (2014), Mud features ten new tracks packed with narrative vocals, emotive hooks and twin guitar strength, including ‘Frogman’ (a co-write with Rich Robinson previewed live at the Download Festival) and ‘Deep Down In The South’, a classic slice of Southern Rock celebrating a culture rich with tradition and solid values.
Through the quality of their song-writing, ability to straddle different genres, plus their undeniable power in concert and on record, the band has attracted a devoted army of home-grown fans who pack out venues, sing their praises online, and continue to make Whiskey Myers a word-of-mouth sensation… and that fervour is now spreading quickly overseas.


Whiskey Myers - Mud (Wiggy Thump Records)

UK Release Date: (16 Sept 2016)
10 Tracks/ Time: 38:47

Amazon UK - UK iTunes (US release Sept 9)

On the live front, Whiskey Myers (Cody Cannon – Lead Vocals, Guitar | Cody Tate – Guitar, Vocals | John Jeffers – Guitar, Vocals | Gary Brown – Bass | Jeff Hogg – Drums) will return to the UK for their debut headline UK tour in December; due to strong demand, the venues in Birmingham & Glasgow have already been upgraded.

Whiskey Myers were recently here for Ramblin’ Man Fair (July), Download (June), and prior to that they made their first visit to these shores Special Guesting with kindred spirits, The Cadillac Three (January / February 2016).

For an email share download Southern Rock act WHISKEY MYERS' Complete Early Morning Shakes Album + Bonus Track

ABOUT Whiskey Myers. Loud and proud, they sing about what they know with a refreshing directness and clarity. Some call it rebel music, but it’s more like everyday soul. Their songs are stories with relatable characters and situations. Stories of celebration, of mourning, of trials and triumph. Through the quality of these songs, and the band’s undeniable power in concert and on record, Whiskey Myers has attracted a devoted army of outspoken fans who pack venues, sing the band’s praises online, and continue to make them a growing word-of-mouth sensation.
Their full-length album, released 17 Nov. 2014, was recorded with noted producer Dave Cobb (whose credits include Jamey Johnson, Jason Isbell, and both Waylon and Shooter Jennings) and represented the culmination of years of dedication, experimentation, and refinement. Visceral and dynamic, the album’s 12 songs encompass an impressive range of perspectives and emotions – while finding the band’s musicianship honed to a razor’s edge. And though Early Morning Shakes is a great step forward creatively, it’s an organic one. As guitarist John Jeffers explains, “Staying true to ourselves and to our music has gotten us to the point we’re at. We really wanted to continue on that same track.”

Thurs 1 December 2016 - The Dome, London
Fri 2 December 2016 - 02 Institute3 Birmingham, Birmingham *
Mon 5 December 2016 - Ruby Lounge, Manchester
Tues 6 December 2016 - King Tuts Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow *
Tickets available from Ticketmaster UK
* Upgraded venues 

New album MUD is available everywhere September 9, 2016, but y'all can pre-order exclusive bundles including limited edition vinyls, Yeti Ramblers, and unlimited show passes on PledgeMusic!
Plus, if you pre-order now you'll receive "Lightning Bugs and Rain," "Some of Your Love," "Mud," and the newest track "Stone" instantly.

Available for download from UK iTunes

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