BLACK STONE CHERRY Debuts "My Last Breath" Music Video

April 16, 2019, 2 months ago

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BLACK STONE CHERRY Debuts "My Last Breath" Music Video

Black Stone Cherry have released a video for "My Last Breath", a track from their new album, Family Tree, out now via Mascot Records.

Says the band: "This video is incredibly special and personal for not only us, but to so many others around the world! The fact that so many people opened up their hearts and shared some of the most emotional and personal messages on camera is what makes this so touching, vulnerable, and in our opinion, one of a kind. We truly hope this song will resound in your hearts and in your souls, and stir up that overwhelming, yet beautiful thought, “If all I had left was my breath, here what I’d spend it on..."

Family Tree is the follow-up to 2016’s Kentucky. Like Kentucky, Black Stone Cherry opted to self-produce and track Family Tree at David Barrick's Barrick Recording in Glasgow, KY, the same studio where the four-piece recorded their eponymous debut. BSC also opted to not over-rehearse upfront of the album sessions, instead preferring the immediacy and spontaneity of in-the-moment takes. The band also entrusted frontman Chris Robertson to mix the songs, which perfectly fit the loose, creative process that birthed Family Tree.

Family Tree boasts BSC’s tried-and-true lucky number with its 13 songs, and like all BSC releases, features songwriting contributions from each member. Drummer John Fred tells us, “Family Tree showcases all of our collective musical influences and how we have taken those to create something that is truly our own unique Southern American rock ‘n roll sound.” Two special guests appear, one bringing the concept of family full circle. Chris’ 5 yr old son contributes backup vocals on the swaggering 'You Got The Blues', while the other, revered jam-band musician Warren Haynes (Allman Bros / Gov’t Mule) offers a guitar cameo and vocals on the delta stomp of 'Dancing In The Rain'. The band first met Warren 17 years ago as freshly-signed youngsters on their first visit to New York City.

The concept of family looms large in the world of Black Stone Cherry’s four band members. Sticksman John Fred Young's father Richard and his uncle Fred, are founding members of the Grammy Award-winning country rock n’ roots band, The Kentucky HeadHunters. BSC’s four high school-aged friends - Young, plus frontman/guitarist Chris Robertson, guitarist Ben Wells and bassist Jon Lawhon - grew up honing their craft in the Headhunters’ Practice House, an abandoned property on the Young family’s farmland. John Fred says, “We grew up in the Kentucky Headhunters’ rehearsal space, looking up at posters of Cream, Led Zeppelin, Uriah Heep, the Stones, Montrose, and the Faces. We were like kids someone took in a time capsule and put in the woods.”

Tracklisting:

"Bad Habit"
"Burnin’"
"New Kinda Feelin"
"Carry Me On Down The Road"
"My Last Breath"
"Southern Fried Friday Night"
"Dancin’ In The Rain" (featuring Warren Haynes)
"Ain’t Nobody"
"James Brown"
"You Got The Blues"
"I Need A Woman"
"Get Me Over You"
"Family Tree"

"Carry Me On Down The Road" video:

"Southern Fried Friday Night":

"Bad Habit" video:

"Burnin’" lyric video:

Tour dates:

April
18 - The Machine Shop - Flint, MI^
19 - Elevation - Grand Rapids, MI^
20 - Route 20 - Racine, WI^
25 - Beacon Theatre - Hopewell, VA^
26 - Hard Times Four Mile Fork - Fredericksburg, VA^
27 - Tally Ho Theatre - Leesburg, VA^
29 - Chameleon Club - Lancaster, PA^
30 - Middle East - Cambridge, MA^

May
4 - Panama City Bike Week - Panama City Beach, FL^
16 - The Apollo Theatre - Belvidere, IL^
17 - Blue Note - Columbia, MO^
18 - Granada Theater - Lawrence, KS^
24 - Rocklahoma - Greensboro, NC*
25 - The Shed at Smoky Mountain Harley Davidson - Maryville, TN
31 - V Club - Huntington, WV^

June
22 - Thunder Mountain Music Park - Bristol, TN *^
29 - Tail Winds Music Festival - Wappingers Falls, NY *+

* Festival Dates
^ with Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown
+ with Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Operation: Mindcrime, Sass Jordan



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