Eli Young Band goes crazy with new single, eyes new EP
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Eli Young Band goes crazy with new single, eyes new EP

Wednesday, March 9, 2011 – Eli Young Band is off to a fast start with their new single, Crazy Girl, a prelude to an EP coming out in May.

The song topped the charts as the most added single at Billboard and the second most added at Mediabase. with 38 stations on by add date. The band catapulted to the top of the iTunes Country singles chart landing at number 1 in 15 hours.

The video for also debuted at number one on CMT.com and is currently in rotation on CMT, GAC and TCN.

"We've been visiting stations all over the country, and there is a different kind of response to this song," said Jon Jones, bass player for EYB. "We had no idea we'd have this many adds out of the box."

Drummer Chris Thompson said, "Hopefully, a big first week means a big first single for the new album."

Mike Eli said, "The song just came out and there's already this huge response at iTunes and radio. We are so very lucky to have such loyal fans that love the song as much as we do. We're also grateful for the support at country radio, thanks for believing in us and our song."

The band recently wrapped recording their new studio album with producer Mike Wrucke and plans to release an EP this May with the full album due in stores this fall.

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