Bourbon Express

Bourbon Express is a country band based in Brooklyn, NY.

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Cry About It Later

Release Date: 04.20.2018

Self Release

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"Bourbon Express are a band doing real country music" -COUNTRY MUSIC PEOPLE

"This album is simply gold" -ROOTSTIME

"There are some people who still like their music rooted as deep as possible in this country's musical history and archives. Why? Because it’s authentic. And this is what Bourbon Express actually offers its listeners." -NO DEPRESSION

"A trip on the playful side of alt-country" -AMERICANA HIGHWAYS

"The Bourbon Express are as good as it gets in hard honkytonk" -NEW YORK MUSIC DAILY

"Classy honky-tonking country songs to make you smile, weep and dance" -THE ROCKING MAGPIE

"Wonderful original songs that showcase a classic country sound" -THE COUNTRY NOTE

"Cry About It Later is an original twelve track collection permeated by the classic country sounds of pedal steel, fiddle, and mandolin resulting in a project that is contemporary yet timeless" -THE DAILY COUNTRY

 

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BIO


The din of daily life in New York City can have the effect of obscuring hard work so that labors of love seem to appear out of nowhere. Country band Bourbon Express and producer Eric “Roscoe” Ambel (Steve Earle, Joan Jett) took their time recording the band’s debut studio album, Cry About It Later, behind the well-insulated walls of Cowboy Technical Services Recording Rig in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

While actual days in the studio amount to about two weeks, there were many stops and starts along the way due to conflicting schedules and financial hurdles. “We wrestled with the idea of launching a Kickstarter campaign to fund at least part of the process, but ultimately felt that we’d rather do it ourselves and have a finished product to offer people before asking for money.” Singer-songwriter Katie Curley laughs and adds, “That meant that my husband (guitarist Brendan Curley) and I each took second jobs and ate ramen more often than we would have liked for about a year.”

Katie and Brendan met at a bar in Brooklyn in 2011 where they discovered that they were not only from the same part of the country–the town of Home and city of Tacoma in Washington State, to be exact–but that they shared an uncannily similar taste in music....READ MORE

CONTACT


PRESS: 

PATRICE FEHLEN

patrice@septembergurl.com

BOOKING:

BRENDAN CURLEY

booking@bourbonexpress.com


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