LADY ANTEBELLUM EMBARKS ON A “LONG STRETCH OF LOVE” WITH
NEW SINGLE AND WHEELS UP 2015 TOUR
The Trio Wraps European Leg With A Sold Out Show at London’s 02 Arena Last Night
TN – March 9, 2015 – From the European leg of their headlining WHEELS
UP 2015 TOUR, ACM “Vocal Group of the Year” nominee Lady Antebellum is
releasing the up-tempo “Long Stretch Of Love” as the new single from
their fifth studio album 747. With it’s hypnotically driving beat
and Celtic-inspired instrumentation, the new track has already hit
airwaves and arenas across Europe but is officially available at Country
Radio in the US today.
by the trio and Josh Kear, “Long Stretch of Love” has already resonated
with critics, being hailed a “crisp, pulsating track that highlights
Lady A’s knack for memorable song structure” (Billboard) and a “swirling rock opener with a Fleetwood Mac vibe” (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel).
Stretch Of Love’ sounds like we feel right now…it’s bold, upbeat and
fresh,” said Lady A’s Hillary Scott. “It’s the perfect song to go into a
new tour with…in fact, we should kick our set off with it every night!”
really makes this song special and different to me is how we used an
uncommon instrument called a Woodrow, which brings an Appalachian feel
into this high energy track,” said 747 producer Nathan Chapman.
“That unique sound combined with their vocals— which may be the most
powerful Lady A has ever sounded— it just leaves the listener
group’s universal appeal continues to resonate with fans and media
overseas, prompting critics to proclaim Lady A is “responsibile for
pushing country music around the world” (Entertainment Focus) and raving the trio’s live show is “inspiring” with “whopping singalong anthems” (London Evening Standard).
Up next, the band will continue to trek across the globe for the
Australian leg before returning to the states for their headlining
WHEELS UP 2015 TOUR presented by Quicken Loans in time for the 50th Annual ACM Awards airing live from Dallas, TX on April 19th on CBS
where they are currently nominated for “Vocal Group of the Year.” The
North American leg of their WHEELS UP 2015 TOUR begins May 1 in Lubbock,