Zac Brown Band performs at Grammys
Tuesday, January 5, 2010
– Zac Brown Band joins the Dave Matthews Band, Green Day, Lady Gaga and P!nk as the latest performers announced for the 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards telecast.
They join previously announced performers and nominees Taylor Swift, Lady Antebellum, Beyonce, the Black Eyed Peas and Maxwell on Sunday, Jan. 31 in Los Angeles .
The Zac Brown Band has three nominations: Best New Artist, Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals for Chicken Fried and Best Country Album for "The Foundation."
Additional performers, presenters and special segments will be announced soon.
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With "Welcome Home," the Zac Brown Band continues to do what it does best, which is making quality roots music. In fact, one of the album's songs is even titled "Roots." Brown may not be the most religious guy, but his latest songs focus on many truly spiritual cornerstones of life: family and friends.
Both "Family Table" and "My Old Man" find Brown reflecting on his family life, with the latter also looking at 'the here and now' of being a father himself. ...
Fans looking for the Zac Brown Band of 2005 won't find it in "Jekyll + Hyde" - there's nothing but an aftertaste of the Georgia group's chicken-fried origins. That might be why the album's name is so appropriate. Fans have gotten to know the country-folk band, but a deviant creeps in on all 16 tracks of its fourth album. And, like the classic story, Hyde stands out as more interesting.
It hits hard, too. The opener, "Beautiful Drug," has an electric-pop ...
Zac Brown Band's "Uncaged" album opens with Jump Right In, which finds singer/bandleader Brown admonishing, "Let the music pull you in," which might just be Brown's motto. He's all about forgetting the cares of the day and giving in wholeheartedly to the magnetic attraction of good music. Although Brown writes, sings and plays well throughout, there are nevertheless few truly standout tracks or unexpected surprises on "Uncaged."
With that said, ...