South Austin Moonlighters, ‘Girl From Texas’ [Exclusive Premiere]
Texas-based Americana four-piece South Austin Moonlighters are premiering their brand-new song "Girl From Texas" exclusively for readers of The Boot. Press play below to listen.
Written by Texas transplant and South Austin Moonlighters guitarist-slash-vocalist Phil Hurley, "Girl From Texas" is an ode to the women of the Lone Star State. "They know there's somethin' about a girl from Texas that makes a man's heart feel at ease," the band sings in the song's chorus. "You'll forget about all of your exes / She's the only one you'll ever need."
Hurley tells The Boot that he experienced the phenomenon of Texas women personally when he met the woman who "saved his life." He says "Girl From Texas" is "a straight up love song/homage to the girl who stole my heart."
Comprised of Hurley, bassist Lonnie Trevino Jr., drummer Daniel James and guitarist Chris Beall, South Austin Moonlighters have earned a reputation as one of the best live bands in their home city of Austin, famed for its iconic venues and festivals. Since forming in 2012, the band has self-released three albums, and will soon debut their fourth record, Travel Light, on which "Girl From Texas" appears.
Travel Light is set for release on May 17. Visit TheSouthAustinMoonlighters.com to learn more.
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