Get the First Sneak Peek & Listen Here!
Luke Cunningham Band & management today officially announced the release date of the band’s long-awaited follow up to 2012’s Heart Pressure album.
The brand new EP titled ‘Kentucky’ has been slated for an October 23rd release date–with a full band Charleston SC performance and tour dates to follow. It gets better: For a limited time (Monday Aug 10-Monday Aug 17), the band is offering fans a sneak peek and chance to hear one of the tunes from the EP titled ‘How You’re Livin’ via the band’s SoundCloud page at: https://soundcloud.com/lukecunningham/how-youre-livin OR by accessing the player below:
The EP is described by Cunningham as a collaborative country-tinged homage to his upbringing in rural West Kentucky–as well as those who grew up around him. While his previous album Heart Pressure was the product of self-described introspection, the material on the new EP Cunningham credits to the lives and stories of others.
“I essentially grew up in a country song–yet pretty much shunned country music altogether until my early 20s,” says Cunningham. “I was the kid wearing the Nirvana t-shirt in high school. But the older I got–and the more I gravitated towards country/americana music–I looked back and realized the most humorous, inspiring and heart-wrenching stories were those of the very people who helped raise me. And just because they farm or work in factories and don’t play in a band doesn’t mean their stories shouldn’t be told–so I’ve tried doing it for them. Hopefully, I came close to doing it justice.”
Details of the band’s actual ‘CD release show’ are to be announced in the upcoming weeks–so fans are encouraged to keep tuning into www.lukecunninghammusic.com and www.facebook.com/lukecunninghamsongs to get all the latest info!