Atlanta’s southern rock sons BLACKBERRY SMOKE have announced a brand new acoustic release, The Southern Ground Sessions, which is set for release on 26th October on both vinyl and digital platforms.
Created as an accompaniment to their current album Find a Light – which landed at No. 12 on the Official UK Albums Chart, as well as the top spot on the Rock and Americana charts – the 6-song release was recorded live at Southern Ground studio in Nashville, TN and features acoustic versions of five album tracks, as well as a rendition of the Tom Petty classic You Got Lucky, featuring Amanda Shires.
The first track taken from the release, Run Away from It All is premiering today on all major digital platforms. Check out the video here.
The Southern Ground Sessions track listing:
1. Run Away from It All
2. Medicate My Mind
3. Let Me Down Easy (feat. Amanda Shires)
4. Best Seat in the House
5. You Got Lucky (feat. Amanda Shires)
6. Mother Mountain (feat. Oliver Wood)
The new acoustic tracks are also being included in a brand new 6-bonus-track Tour Edition of Find a Light releasing exclusively in Europe to coincide with the band’s upcoming tour, which kicks off on 12th October in Germany and runs through Switzerland, Italy, Sweden, Norway, the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Ireland and wrapping up in the UK in mid-November.
Catch BLACKBERRY SMOKE at the following shows:
Oct. 12 – Frankfurt, Germany – Batschkapp
Oct. 13 – Bonn, Germany – Harmonie Club
Oct. 14 – Basel, Switzerland – Z7 Pratteln
Oct. 16 – Zurich, Switzerland – Kaufleuten
Oct. 17 – Munich, Germany – Tonhalle
Oct. 18 – Milan, Italy – Alcatraz
Oct. 20 – Berlin, Germany – Huxley’s
Oct. 21 – Hannover, Germany – Capitol
Oct. 23 – Stockholm, Sweden – Cirkus
Oct. 24 – Gothenburg, Sweden – Pustervik
Oct. 25 – Oslo, Norway – Sentrum Scene
Oct. 27 – Weert, Netherlands – Bosuil
Oct. 28 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Melkweg
Oct. 29 – Brussels, Belgium – Ancienne Belgique
Oct. 31 – Paris, France – Le Cabaret Sauvage
Nov. 02 – Newcastle, UK – O2 Academy
Nov. 03 – Glasgow, UK – O2 Academy
Nov. 04 – Nottingham, UK – Rock City
Nov. 06 – Belfast, UK – The Telegraph Building
Nov. 07 – Dublin, Ireland – National Stadium
Nov. 09 – Cardiff, UK – Tramshed
Nov. 10 – Birmingham, UK – O2 Academy
Nov. 11 – Bristol, UK – O2 Academy
Nov. 13 – Southampton, UK – Guildhall
Nov. 15 – London, UK – O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire
Nov. 16 – London, UK – O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire
Nov. 17 – Manchester, UK – O2 Apollo
Tickets are available now from http://www.blackberrysmoke.com/tour and https://www.livenation.co.uk/artist/blackberry-smoke-tickets for UK shows.
BLACKBERRY SMOKE is Charlie Starr (vocals, guitar), Richard Turner (bass, vocals), Brit Turner (drums), Paul Jackson (guitar, vocals), and Brandon Still (keyboards). Since their debut in 2004, the band has released six full-length records and has toured relentlessly, regularly playing over 250 shows a year and building a strong and loyal community of fans. In addition, the band remains committed to charitable work and has raised nearly $200,000 to benefit children’s cancer research.
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