Callin’ it Eye Candy… well, check the photo above and you judge, readers!
By Blurt Staff
Former Drive-By Truckers members Shonna Tucker and John Neff have unveiled their new band Eye Candy via the upcoming album A Tell All, slated for release October 15th on Sweet Nectar Records. “Ethereal vocals, beautiful arrangements and brutal truths” characterize this collection of songs recorded by Kyle Spence, who co-produced with the band in their home base of Athens, Georgia. The players: Tucker on bass and vocals, John Neff on guitar and pedal steel, Bo Bedingfield on guitar, Neil Golden on keyboards, and Clay Leverett on drums.
In the days leading up to the release, Eye Candy will showcase during the Americana Music Festival in Nashville on Thursday, September 19th. Additionally, the band recorded “Roll On” for the new High Cotton: A Tribute to Alabama, to which Lucero, Jason Isbell and Old Crow Medicine Show also contributed covers.
“All these songs came fast, in a few months time,” explains Tucker, about the new album. ‘There was no theme or plan at all. Inspiration came from what was happening around me and that was a lot of different things. The first single, ‘Since Jimmy Came’ is about a very young and single mom who thought she had found true love until she had her son. The realization of priorities. Nature at its finest.”