EYB, Nail top releases
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
– The Eli Young Band and David Nail lead the list of new releases today.
EYB are out with "10,000 Towns," an 11-song collection produced by Justin Niebank, Frank Liddell and the band. The quartet has a hit on its hands with the lead-off track "Drunk Last Night."
Nail, the soulful country singer from Missouri, releases his third disc, "I'm a Fire." The first single from the album, 'Whatever She's Got," already hit number one. The second single is "Kiss You Tonight."
Drive-By Truckers are out with "English Oceans ," mining the band's mix of country, roots and rock music.
Holly Golightly and the Brokeoffs release "All Her Fault." The Brokeoffs is actually Lawyer Dave. As a duo, they have released six full-lengths and one EP. Although Golightly is British, they are based in Georgia.
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With the release of "Turn It On," the Eli Young Band brings new music about girls, love, and...disco.
Singer Mike Eli, who co-wrote all four songs, is in fine voice, solidifying the EYB sound. The title cut, written with co-founder James Young, with its strong beat and up-front vocals, is tailor-made for listening while driving fast. With its "driving" beat and sing-along chorus, speeding tickets may increase.
"Plastic" is about appreciating a girl who is ...