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Old Dominion signs deal

Thursday, February 26, 2015 – Country rock band Old Dominion signed with RCA Nashville, it was announced today.

The signing came several months after the veteran group released its self-titled debut EP, which includes the single " Break Up With Him."

"We couldn't be more excited to join the RCA Nashville family," said front man Matt Ramsey. "As a band, we are eager to start our next chapter and are grateful for the opportunity to do that with the support of an amazing promotion and marketing team in RCA."

Old Dominion also includes Trevor Rosen, Whit Sellers, Geoff Sprung and Brad Tursi. Songs penned by band members have been cut by Chesney, Keith Urban, Luke Bryan, The Band Perry and Chris Young.

The band will be on Kenny Chesney's The Big Revival stadium tour this summer.

"Break Up With Him," a love song that that mixes rock, country and blues with a bit of hip-hop was number one on SiriusXM's "The Highway Hot 45 Countdown" for six weeks.

"There has been a very loud buzz about Old Dominion around the Sony Music Nashville offices for some time now; so much that the three imprints were all fighting for the chance to work with the band," sais Sony Nashville CEO, Gary Overton. "I am pleased to announce the signing of Old Dominion to RCA Records Nashville."

Old Dominion also plans to record and release new music in 2015.

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Happy Endings CD review - Happy Endings
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Meat and Candy CD review - Meat and Candy
Old Dominion may be releasing its full-length debut, but this quintet is not filled with newbies. Lead singer Matthew Ramsey co-wrote "Chainsaw" for The Band Perry and with band mate Trevor Rosen penned Craig Morgan's "Wake Up Lovin' You" and Dierks Bentley's "Say You Do." Rosen also co-wrote Chris Young's "Neon," Blake Shelton's "Sangria" and The Band Perry's "Better Dig Two," while Brad Tursi wrote Tyler »»»
Old Dominion EP CD review - Old Dominion EP
In 1970, Conway Twitty opened a song with the immortal lines, "Hello Darlin'/Nice to see you." In 2014, Old Dominion opened a song with the not-yet-immortal lines, "Hey girl/Wassup?" Such is the evolution of country. Based out of Nashville, Old Dominion has released its debut EP right when the lines between country and every other musical genre are at their blurriest. The band takes advantage, mixing in a dose of rap, pop and Southern rock over the course of the six songs. »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Combs, Gill, Harris, Crow comprise one final musical platter – Vince Gill played host to an entertaining guitar pull, a show which also featured his longtime friend, Emmylou Harris, slightly newer friend Sheryl Crow and brand-new friend Luke Combs. Gill joked from the outset that this All for the Hall fundraising show needed Combs to sell tickets, and by the audience's response, it was clear many came only to see Combs.... »»»
Concert Review: Stapleton shows his traditional roots – Chris Stapleton's All-American Road show feels like a singular mission to rid the genre of the bro country scourge that has plagued it for years. He came out with a blazing one-two punch of "Second One To Know" and "Without Your Love" and packed a stadium sized onslaught into a 9,000-seat arena. He never once veered from his... »»»
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