Video premiere: 'Carolina' by Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real
Release date: Out now
Label: Fantasy Records
More info: Band website
- Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real premiere their new video 'Carolina' (featuring Lady Gaga) with Rolling Stone.
- Band perform at The Garage, London on 10 July 2018.
Following the release their new, self-titled album via Fantasy Records, UK tour dates and a critically acclaimed appearance at C2C, Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real have now premiered a new video for album track 'Carolina' with Rolling Stone.
After a decade on the road, on their own and playing behind the legendary Neil Young, Lukas Nelson & POTR have developed into one of America’s most dazzling live acts, attracting a deeply devoted following.
With influences that range literate Texas songsmiths like surrogate ‘uncles’ Kris Kristofferson and Waylon Jennings, to J.J. Cale, The Band, Clapton-era Delaney & Bonnie, Neil and of course, Lukas’ dad Willie Nelson, the new album has been hailed as a major leap forward by publications around the world including Rolling Stone, Associated Press, UNCUT, Mojo, Classic Rock, Country Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, Texas Monthly, American Songwriter, Uproxx, All Music and many more.
Recorded at The Village Studios in West Los Angeles, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real was produced by John Alagia (Dave Matthews Band, John Mayer) and features the band’s new six-piece line-up: Lukas Nelson (guitar, vocals), Tato Melgar (percussion), Anthony LoGerfo (drums), Corey McCormick (bass, vocals) along with new members Jesse Siebenberg (steel guitars, Farfisa organ, vocals) and Alberto Bof (piano, Wurlitzer, B3). Jess Wolfe and Holly Lessig of the indie-pop group Lucius contribute angelic background vocals on five tracks and Lady Gaga added stirring vocals to 'Carolina' and 'Find Yourself'. Elsewhere, the lilting, Glen Campbell inspired gem, 'Just Outside of Austin' features a classic Willie Nelson guitar solo, and piano from Lukas’ 86-year-old Aunt Bobbi.
Praise for ‘Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real’:
- “At 28, Lukas is the real deal and deserves to be treated seriously independent of his father's legacy.” — Associated Press
- "Lukas Nelson's live show is a thing to behold, full of frenetic energy and the singer-guitarist's infectious charisma." — Rolling Stone
- “The sextet’s latest displays a newfound confidence, brokering country-soul, Southern rock, and R&B with some panache.” — UNCUT
- "This self-titled affair mixes rattling good Southern soul with country-rock"
- —Daily Express
- “The band’s best work...the record is a huge leap forward for Nelson, whose improved songwriting prowess is evident." — Entertainment Weekly
- "Lukas is a force to be reckoned with." — Uproxx
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