Thursday, July 25, 2019
– Zac Brown Band will release a new album, "The Owl," on Sept. 20, the band just announced.
The first single from the disc is "Leaving Love Behind."
"Big things happened tonight, new album announced," the band posted on its Instagram site.
"We've been working tirelessly on this album over the past couple years, ensuring every detail is perfect," said Zac Brown. "We are always pushing ourselves as musicians by blurring genre boundaries and incorporating all kinds of music we are personally inspired by, elevating what we are capable as a group. This album will have something for everyone, 'The Owl' is exciting, raw, and unexpected. We couldn't be prouder of what we've accomplished on this record and can't wait to finally share it with the fans."
The release will mark an experimentation with new sounds as the band worked with expected collaborations with producers and writers across different facets of the music world including Skrillex, Andrew Watt, Jason "Poo Bear" Boyd, Max Martin, Benny Blanco and Ryan Tedder.
The band's most recent album, "Welcome Home," came out in 2017 on Elektra. "My Old Man" and "Roots" were released as singles from the disc.
The lineup consists of Brown (lead vocals, guitar), Jimmy De Martini (fiddle, vocals), John Driskell Hopkins (bass guitar, guitar, baritone guitar, banjo, ukulele, upright bass, vocals), Coy Bowles (guitar, keyboards), Chris Fryar (drums), Clay Cook (guitar, keyboards, mandolin, steel guitar, vocals), Matt Mangano (bass guitar) and Daniel de los Reyes (percussion).