Eli Young Band Release New Single ‘Drunk Last Night’
Eli Young Band have released the first single from their forthcoming second album for Republic Nashville. The song, ‘Drunk Last Night,’ is available starting Tuesday (June 25) at iTunes. It will officially impact country radio on July 1.
“‘Drunk Last Night’ starts the next chapter for EYB. We loved our last record and we are lucky enough to have a song from that reach double platinum,” bassist Jon Jones says in a press release. “We set the bar high on these next set of songs, no pun intended, and we are thrilled to release our first single from those sessions … the response has been huge out on the Kenny Chesney tour!”
The group’s last album, ‘Life at Best,’ proved an enormous commercial breakthrough, scoring two No. 1 hit single in ‘Crazy Girl’ and ‘Even if It Breaks Your Heart.’ The RIAA recently certified ‘Crazy Girl’ Double Platinum, after the song already earned Song of the Year honors at the ACM Awards. Billboard also named the track the No. 1 Country Song of the Year.
Additionally, ‘Even if It Breaks Your Heart’ garnered the group Grammy nominations for Best Country Song and Best Country Duo/Group Performance. The song has also been featured prominently in ABC’s ‘Nashville’ and the CW’s ‘Hart of Dixie.’