Chart-topping BBR Music Group/BMG’s Wheelhouse Records’ rowdy outliers LOCASH are escaping to the WOODS & WATER on their brand-new EP available today (11/5) on all streaming platforms and digital retailers.
“Whenever we’re about to release new music, we still get super excited, a little nervous, and extremely thankful that we have fans out there who want to be a part of this journey,” shares LOCASH. “Some of you have been ridin’ with us from the beginning and this one is for you, along with all of the new LOCASH lifers who have just jumped on the bus with us! We always want our music to bring a smile to your face, so hopefully you’ll find that feel-good feeling while you kick back, listen, and sing along to our WOODS & WATER – EP.”
Offering an unapologetic voice for the people raised in the middle of nowhere, their Southern-Rock-infused tropes of rural life bring a much-needed fun-and-brash attitude to Country music. Inspired by not only where they go now to recharge as adults, but from each of their childhood locales – Preston Brust, a PK (preacher’s kid), was raised in Kokomo, IN, by way of Arkansas and surrounded by nature, while Chris Lucas grew up in Baltimore, MD, on the water – WOODS & WATER – EP represents both.
Dropping five feel-good tracks with each penned by at least one member of the duo, the wild-and-free collection bobs on LOCASH’s high-energy twang along with lyrics that capture their signature big picture optimism and penchant for living large in a small town. Produced by Corey Crowder (Florida Georgia Line, Chris Young) with additional production by Clint Lagerberg, the getaway set bursts with party-ready anthems, laid-back grooves, and made-in-the-shade contentment, as it sonically rolls from earthy Roots-Rock, to sunny, beachside Country jams – and even reimagines one of American music’s most iconic songs with LOCASH’s harmony edge on “Beach Boys.”
Touting bucket list writers for WOODS & WATER – EP like The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson and Mike Love on the easy-breezy tune, watch the project’s salt-kissed visualizer for “Beach Boys.” Sampling the band’s classic “I Get Around” hook for a chill-Country concoction of oceanfront optimism and backwoods style, the go-with-the-flow footage was directed by Josh Warner, with sandy shots from Florida beaches.
Continuing to live out its adventurous message, LOCASH has teamed up with MTN DEW to reward fans who explore the great outdoors with a Woods Or Water Getaway and a newly-launched Spotify playlist. Adding to the brand’s national Dew Outdoors campaign, individuals have until November 19 to win “Get Out and Do” prizes like the Woods OR Water Getaway of their choice (valued at almost $10,000), and two tickets to a 2022 LOCASH concert. Additional prizes include a 2022 Ford F-150, a yearly supply of DEW, and more! To get in on the action, individuals can scan the QR code in-store or visit DEWOutdoors.com to complete activities such as taking pledges, polls, learning something new, posting on social media, or getting outdoors. Full rules and regulations for the Dew Outdoors “Get Out and Do” prize promotion can be found here. Fans can also blast their favorite tunes by visiting Spotify for a special Woods or Water playlist curated by Dee Jay Silver.
Taking WOODS & WATER – EP to the stage, the boisterous and unrestrained performers are currently headlining and playing festival dates across the country including Tortuga Music Festival next Sunday (11/14) in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Find all upcoming appearances here.
LOCASH’s WOODS & WATER – EP Track List:
1. “Beach Boys” (Chris Lucas, Preston Brust, Dallas Wilson, Jared Mullins, Brian Wilson, Mike Love)
2. “In The Woods” (Chris Lucas, Preston Brust, Chris LaCorte, Corey Crowder)
3. “Sippin Sunsets” (Chris Lucas, Preston Brust, Jason Duke, John Byron)
4. “Small Town For Life” (Chris Lucas, Preston Brust, Ben Hayslip, Dallas Davidson, Rhett Akins)
5. “Chillionaire” (Preston Brust, Clint Lagerberg, Drew Baldridge)
Tracks 1-4 Produced by Corey Crowder
Track 5 Produced by Clint Lagerberg
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