Zac Brown Band gets hot with "Colder Weather"
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Zac Brown Band gets hot with "Colder Weather"

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 – Zac Brown Band will earn their seventh consecutive number one with their latest hit, Colder Weather, on Mediabase and Billboard this week. ZBB assumes the top spot from Thompson Square's Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not.

The news about the second single from "You Get What You Give" (Atlantic/Southern Ground) comes a few days after their performance at the Academy of Country Music Awards with James Taylor. Brown called the event the "best musical moment of my whole career."

The song was co-written by Brown, longtime collaborator Wyatt Durrette, band member Coy Bowles and Levi Lowrey of Brown's label Southern Ground Artists. The song holds particular meaning for Bowles, marking his first number one as a songwriter. "It's a very personal song for all of us," Bowles said. "It's something that really resonates because of where it came from. I think it's some of the best music we have ever made."

Colder Weather follows Zac Brown Band's number one song As She Walking Away featuring Alan Jackson, which was awarded Vocal Collaboration of the Year at Sunday's ACM Awards.

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