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‘The Band Perry’ slapped me in the face (and I liked it)

The Band Perry

In 2008, Bob Doyle (Manager of Garth Brooks) helped a Mississippi family trio record a few tracks for their new album.  Doyle was so impressed that within a year he managed to help them land a major Nashville record deal. The Band Perry’s first single “Hip to My Heart” peaked at number 20 on the “Billboard Country Songs Chart” soon after its release.  A few months later, they released the single “If I Die Young” (written entirely by lead singer Kimberly Perry).  It managed to reach #1 on the the country music charts and crossed over onto “Billboard’s Hot 100” chart (#19).  After their quick rise to stardom, I was curious to see whether or not they could maintain their momentum with another hit single. In January they released “You Lie”, a track written by The Henningsens.  “You Lie” has already reached number 9 on the “Billboard Country Songs Chart” (and is slowly crossing over to mainstream music: #52 on “Billboard’s Hot 100 Chart”).  Like I mentioned in this week’s podcast, The Band Perry writes those simple songs that just make you feel nice.  They’ve been able to write music that immediately establishes a personal connection with the listener.  It’s nice to see a group of such talented musicians and songwriters finally get to see the fruit of their labors.  Check out The Band Perry on tour this summer with Tim Mcgraw.

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Check out The Band Perry‘s “You Lie”:

[youtube width=”425″ height=”349″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCwLsXZnFl4[/youtube]

Hungry Cliff Podcast 02: Sleepy-Eyed Groundhogs in Space

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We’re now 2 for 2 with our 2nd podcast hitting on Monday just like we said.  I’m proud of us.  Don’t forget to click the iTunes subscribe link below so you don’t miss a thing.

This week we discuss Duncan Jones’ new flick ‘Source Code‘ starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga and the man who doesn’t do enough children’s films, Jeffrey Wright.  We also uncover the origins of a new country gem, The Band Perry, and learn why Harrison Ford can never work with Darren Aronofsky.  Spoiler alert for those who haven’t seen the film.

Hosts: Tony Silanskas and Andrew Silanskas

Intro and outro music: Pedro Mendoza

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