Video Premiere: Whiskey Myers — “Lightning”

Juli Thanki | December 16th, 2013

-images-uploads-gallery-wm4You’re going to hear a lot about gritty roots rockers Whiskey Myers in the coming months. Today, we’re glad to premiere the quintet’s new live video, “Lightning,” recently filmed at a show outside their Tyler, Texas hometown.

“Lightning,” which lead singer Cody Cannon says was written during a “darker time” for him, can be found on the band’s forthcoming third album, Early Morning Shakes, produced by Dave Cobb (Jason Isbell, Lindi Ortega, Jamey Johnson), which is scheduled for release on February 4. (If you want an advance copy of the record, the band is holding a photo contest — winners will get CDs and one will get a signed guitar).

 

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  1. Jeffrey
    December 16, 2013 at 4:33 pm

    Awesome!!!!! You guys need to make your way up to MN!!!!

  2. James
    December 16, 2013 at 5:15 pm

    You guys are my favorite band and I can’t wait until February 4th to hear the complete next album! Keep rocking!!

  3. valerie vanzant
    December 16, 2013 at 8:54 pm

    You guys rock.

  4. Felecia
    December 16, 2013 at 10:03 pm

    Just when you think you guys can’t get any better.
    Makes me want to stand around the bonfire and well you should know how the rest goes. Epic!

  5. Robin Ramirez
    December 16, 2013 at 10:18 pm

    Awesome song and video!!!!! Cannot wait until the new album comes out!!!!

  6. Bill hair
    December 17, 2013 at 7:02 am

    Great song, you guys are the best.

  7. Chad Oleson
    December 18, 2013 at 6:57 pm

    Awesome Boys!!! Get your ass to colorado soon!!!!

  8. Tim Derek
    December 20, 2013 at 3:54 pm

    Excellent work. Y’all need to come up Philly way. Only boys that make it up this way are Blackberry Smoke. And you are gonna be just as big!

  9. Barry Mazor
    December 20, 2013 at 4:48 pm

    What’s with this mini-trend of commenting on a video posting as if talking to the band? This ain’t the band’s YouTube site!

  10. Carla Rodgers
    January 30, 2014 at 6:22 pm

    We live in Gladewater, Texas and my husband was in a very bad motorcycle accident , lost his leg, and has a lot of head injuries. He is not able to get around to well. So we don’t get out to much. Our oldest boy turned us on to your music, and my husband loves it. He won’t hardly listen to anyone else. So, thank you for helping him out, I hope you guys krrp playing together for a long time.
    Big Mike & Weezer

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