BRAD COX RELEASES NEW TRACK
Four time Golden Guitar nominee Brad Cox has released his latest country jam ‘Drinking Season’on today via Sony Music Entertainment Australia. The single follows on from his #1 Country Radio Airplay hit ‘Give Me Tonight’, both tracks will be on his forthcoming sophomore album, due for release late 2020.
To celebrate the release, Brad has partnered with Triple M Country for the ‘Drinking Season Virtual Tour’. Commenting on the live streams, Brad says “I was never really interested in doing live streaming stuff over the internet after working so hard for so many years to do what we do live. But this ones not for me, it’s for all of you and I think we will have fun”. Details of the online shows can be found below.
Hailing from the country town of Jindabyne, Brad’s career has taken him all the way to the country music capital of the world, Nashville Tennessee, to work with some of the city’s finest writers and producers.
‘Drinking Season’, written by Brad and Dan Isbell (Luke Combs) was written on one of these trips to Nashville, making the long haul flights worth it. A high energy sound of layered electric guitars buoyed by the warm and charismatic vocals of Brad, it’s hard not to see this track becoming an unofficial anthem when quarantine restrictions lift and people can once again crack a beverage with their mates at their favourite pub (in line with social distancing practises of course).
For Brad, this song conjures up fond memories of summer holidays spent by the waterside with mates. “There has been many a year where I would knock off from contract work for the Christmas holidays to spend my days by the water with mates drinking beer until the end of January rolled along. This is where ‘Drinking Season’ was born”
Since taking out the Toyota Star Maker title in 2018, Brad Cox has worked quickly to make a name for himself in the Australian country music scene. He has opened shows for Brett Eldredge, Jon Pardi, Randy Houser, Adam Eckersley and Brooke McClymont plus sold out his own shows on his 2019 ‘Give Me Tonight Tour’, which saw him play his biggest headline shows to date. Checkout a recap of the shows here.
Brad earned wide scale recognition in 2018 with his self-titled debut album that yielded the singles, ‘Red Light,’ ‘Too Drunk to Drive’ and ‘Lake House,’ as well as the anthemic crowd favourite ‘Water On The Ground’ which has notched up over 550,000 Facebook views and growing (watch here). The album earned the Jindabyne native two Golden Guitar nominations for Contemporary Album of the Year and New Talent of the Year. In 2020, Brad earned two further Golden Guitar nominations for his single ‘Rusty Strings’ (Apra Amcos Song Of The Year And Apple Music Single Of The Year). His previous release ‘Give Me Tonight’ earned widespread recognition with adds to Spotify playlists (Fresh Country, Australian Viral 50, Next From Nashville), Apple Playlists (Today’s Country, Breaking Country, Aussie Country) and Triple M (Metro, Regional, Country). To date, the track has amassed over 2.7 million global streams.
Currently Brad has been using his quarantine time to reconnect with his roots and work on a farm with some old friends. Working 14 hour days on the tools has prepped Brad for a big return for when ‘Drinking Season’ rolls around.
TRIPLE M COUNTRY PRESENTS: BRAD COX DRINKING SEASON VIRTUAL TOUR
5 June @ 8pm AEST – Brad Cox Facebook
7 June @ 8pm AEST – Country Truckers Caps Facebook
11 June @ 8pm AEST – Woolly Mammoth Facebook