LUKE CUNNINGHAM’s SIDE PROJECT ‘THE DUBIOUS BATTLES’ RELEASE THE SINGLE ‘BAD DEAL (GOODBYE, TUESDAY)’
With nearly thirteen albums, various accolades and an impressive legion of fans between them, it was a chance for three songwriters to write and perform songs outside of their individual/original band’s wheelhouses that led long-time friends and tour mates Luke Cunningham (Luke Cunningham Band), Tyler Mechem (Crowfield) and Ryan Bonner (Ryan Bonner & The Dearly Beloved) to form The Dubious Battles in early 2013. After sharing the stage for a 13 city writers-in-the-round tour in 2011, the appeal and sheer fun of playing each other’s tunes every night—as well as contributing to one another’s ‘songs in progress’—was so creatively engaging that at tour’s end the three songwriters collectively agreed their communal music endeavors simply must continue.
After a few writing and recording sessions at Ryan Bonner’s home studio last winter, the trio managed to hash out and track three new tunes in a matter of just two evenings. The folk sound that resulted belonged to none of them individually, yet what they had together created undeniably set the tone and aim for the music to follow. The group’s agreed-upon yet unspoken agenda was simple: Get three songwriters with great songs up on a stage, have them play as one unit, and each night put the spotlight on the songs themselves instead of the band.
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Get the single ‘Bad Deal (Goodbye, Tuesday)’ at major online music outlets or download it from iTunes by going to https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/bad-deal-goodbye-tuesday-single/id635036415