Creating a Legacy with The Cadillac Three New Album

Creating a Legacy with The Cadillac Three New Album

Creating a Legacy with The Cadillac Three New Album

 

 

Creating a Legacy with The Cadillac Three New Album certainly, brightens the summer as we are drenched in deep southern music vibe. The eleven track album oozes classy licks, hefty riffs, and vocals the curl around your ear and you just want to hear the tracks again and again on shuffle, in the order of the album the traditional way tracking the progression through one to eleven. Whatever takes your fancy Legacy is mighty good.

I love the listening to albums as they have been crafted by the band and producer there is a journey, a sense of purpose. Call me old-fashioned it was the way the needle flowed across the vinyl. The Cadillac Three, delivering a live show is always immense, high energy creating a sound that infects the venue with a hot party feel. Legacy, captures the feeling in a studio, dim the lights, turn up the volume crack a bottle of beer, whiskey or gin then join in the Cadillac fun.

The Cadillac Three, Jaren Johnson, guitar and vocals along with Kelby Ray (Bass steel Guitar, Dobro, Acoustic and vocals) plus the drumming and percussive beats of Neil Mason want you to smile have fun and dig the music. This is genuine Southern Rock full of whiskey, party, and politics; Cadillac Three providing a legacy of a sound full of the steamy heat and passion of the south. We visit Tennessee and homesickness for the southern sound; instantly recognizable but defining is harder. It is a mood a feel as blues collides with country via hill country music hardened by rock. It is shaped by memories and experiences of the band and makes us smile rooted in a land shaped by history and evolving and changing in this globalized world. Three tracks in, the legacy of the music is further explored with Hank & Jesus a tribute to the gifts from Dad & Mama; homespun and rocks your socks off as retro collides with modernity. The lyrics have a sassy edge; as Johnston sings of how he needs to ‘Thank Daddy for Hank, thank Mama for Jesus, Between the vinyl and the Bible …. With a touch of King James and St James’ and a touch of King Elvis’ as the bible collides with Rock N’ Roll.

The single from the album is an anthem that will have live audiences singing along wherever and whenever they play thanks to the radio play of Dang If We Didn’t. Every track is a picture book story of the legacy of music fuelled by the Southern States, as Ain’t That Country flows into a tonal change on American Slang this is a song of movement a train song without the whistles and harp. It is about movement and what we see as we travel from city to country. The urgency is resonant as the universal language unites from the commercial and popular from Coca Cola to vampires. The track proclaiming the tour. Long Hair Don’t Care; is about being yourself, having an identity you are comfortable with. A devil my care attitude will keep you going through dark days as life moves on. The beat is slower but never a ballad the guitar curls and swirls around the lyrics thoughtful and considered more country than rock. With the guest appearance of Lori McKenna, Love Me Like Liquor is a love song full of tenderness as we are drawn into Demolition Man and the closing and title track, pulling the album together asking questions what is our legacy. How did this happen? Reflecting on our mortality and Legacy? The Cadillac Three’s latest album will form a central pillar of the legacy of Southern Rock for many years to come. With the combination of deep lyrics; melodies hook onto the listener’s soul and the power of a party they have combines in Legacy.

The Cadillac Three – Legacy – Big Machine Label Group

TENpawprint half inchdoodle paws out of TEN ….

Track Listing

  1. Cadillacin’
  2. Tennessee
  3. Hank & Jesus
  4. Dang If We Don’t
  5. Ain’t That Country
  6. American Slang
  7. Take Me To The Bottom
  8. Long Hair Don’t Care
  9. Love Me Like Liquor (Feat, Lori McKenna)
  10. Demolition Man
  11. Legacy

 

Creating a Legacy with The Cadillac Three New Album

 

Creating a Legacy with The Cadillac Three New Album

Pick of the Albums Reviewed – 2016: July – Sept 2016

Bluesdoodles Pick of the Bunch July-Sept 2016

 

Pick of the Albums Reviewed – 2016:
July – Sept 2016

Bluesdoodles listens to music recorded and live from across the genres. Bluesdoodles reviews all albums received with an open-mind and will always look for the elements that make the music stand out from the crowd!. The albums we award 10 doodle paws too, for us have a special connection, and acknowledge like all reviewers our scoring is subjective. Between 1st July and 30th September 2016 Bluesdoodles listened to numerous albums and reviewed 27 albums that reflect the depth and breadth of music being recorded in studios around the world. Remember albums not included on the lists are still excellent; definitely worth listening to and purchasing especially go see music live at venues near you support music and the artists who travel the roads so we can hear music full of passion and the special ingredient of a live performance.

This is the third quarter of 2016 and all of these will be in with a shout for the Bluesdoodles Dozen of 2016.


Honey Island Swamp Band  –  Demolition Day
Laurence Jones – Take Me High
Cadillac Three – Bury Me In My Boots


Aynsley Lister – Eyes Wide Open
Devon Allman – Ride Or Die
King King – Live


Joanne Shaw Taylor – Wild
Beth Hart – Fire On The Floor
Sari Schorr – A Force of Nature

Bury Me In My Boots with Cadillac Three

Bury Me In My Boots with Cadillac Three

Cadillac Three
Bury Me In My Boots
Big Machine Records

Bury Me In My Boots with Cadillac Three,

An album celebrating country, rock and the influences of the Southern States – The Drawl, Whiskey, Sun and so much more. Embedded in a cultural hot spot with the sun and swampy it is every shade of light and dark good and bad life that ends with the Cadillac Three stating Bury Me In My Boots.

Three standouts on the album: the musical twists and turns delivered by Jaren Johnston, Neil Mason and Kelby Ray; foot-tapping whisky sipping riffs; and lyrics that tell an engaging tale. Opening with the title track, we have the painted image of boots, whisky and black roses, the lyrics whine and curl around the guitar raw in your face this is the Cadillac Three the fans flock to hear.

The album, then goes up three gears as the songs change and the slide caress your eyes, fast furious and fun, the country rock n’roll is up and running new tracks that just raise the adrenalin along with Hot Damn. Drunk Like You, with a melodic intro, then quietly sung by a laid back Jaren Johnston, like the lyrics this is intoxicating as Jaren sings ‘Nothing gets me drunk like you’; the moment a girl has more power that whiskey is dangerous!

This is an album to sit back, relax and listen to as in the lines there are hidden gems, in every song including Ship Faced, so glad they kept this to record (Others were looking to record this song!). It demands an undeniable stamp of country rock with attitude.

With fourteen songs you would expect a couple that are weaker, not Bury Me In My Boots, some just have an extra dollop of southern moonshine-fueled magic dust. The Accent stands out the opening is full driving melodic beat and then a moment of hesitation and Jaren joins the party dark, deep and beguiling. Jaren’s vocals are in complete control driving the track as he ponders looking back full of heartfelt emotive nostalgia the beat slows but still has an urgency. Bringing the album to a close like an encore, at a show you never want to end, Runnin’ Red Lights has a more urban feel a gentle urgency and will undoubtedly be a hit as the melody lingers on your ear leaving a tingle that means Cadillac Three May Want to be buried in their boots but not for a long time yet. We need to see you live, lots of times up close, a little bit dangerous and always entertaining. Cadillac Three are full of southern charm and the whip-cracking assertive rocking vibe spicing up southern country.

Cadillac Three, have written fourteen tracks of energised rocked up country steeped in southern delights, which work as a narrative within and album. For everyone who have had the joy to see them live, Graffiti, Party Like You , White Lightning and Peace Love & Dixie take you straight back to steamy, hot pack live music venues.

Cadillac Three – Bury Me In My Boots – Big Machine Records

Bluesdoodles gives this CD TEN pawprint half inchdoodle paws out of TEN ….

Track Listing

  1. Bury Me In My Boots
  2. Slide
  3. Drunk Like You
  4. Graffiti
  5. Buzzin’
  6. Party Like You
  7. Ship Faced
  8. Soundtrack To A Six Party
  9. White Lightning
  10. The South (Feat Florida Georgia)
  11. This Accent
  12. Peace Love & Dixie
  13. Hot Damn
  14. Runnin’ Red Lights

Whiskey Tour – U.K & Europe November 2016

5th Manchester O2 Ritz
6th London O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire
7th Cambridge Junction
9th Glasgow O2 ABC
10th Birmingham O2 Academy
11th Bristol O2 Academy
14th Dublin Whelans
15th Berlin Franz Club
16th Cologne MTC
17th Hamburg Nochtspeicher
18th Munich Backstage Hall
20th Amsterdam Melkweg Sugarfactory
22nd Madrid Chicago Club

Grafetti video from Cadillac Three and more

Graffiti video from Cadillac Three and more

Filmed a few weeks ago in the familiar urban-scapes of London during their successful Night Life Religion Tour, The Cadillac Three now reveal the final portrait of ‘Graffiti’ a brand new music video for their latest UK single. The “smouldering mid-tempo rocker polished with arena-stomping gloss” (Entertainment Weekly), lays a template for their forthcoming album later this year.

We have had such a warm welcome from our fans in the UK and with the Night Life Religion Tour, we thought it would be really cool to film the video in London with all of the unique street art everywhere,” said TC3 drummer Neil Mason, who wrote ‘Graffiti’ with Nashville songwriters Corey Crowder and Luke Dick.

Scenes capture The Cadillac Three following a masked street artist through the capital’s back-streets in Brick Lane, South Bank and Shoreditch, as the band’s lyrics and logo are tagged on every available surface before taking refuge in a dimly lit East London dive bar. Director Lyle Lindgren conceptualized the literal and unique video.

During a frequent visit to the UK late last year, The Cadillac Three was invited by Sofar Sounds to play at one of their secret, intimate gigs. The session included a performance of their hit single ‘White Lightning,’ a staple on the BBC Radio 2 playlist all summer long.

 

Grafetti video from Cadillac Three and moreThe raucous Nashville trio has found a welcome home here in the UK with their vibrantGrafetti video from Cadillac Three and more shows eliciting word-of-mouth appeal from British fans that has ensured bigger crowds – with last month’s tour being no exception – across the country at a phenomenal rate.
Cardiff was no different with a packed Tramshed. White Lightning was a highlight when Bluesdoodles saw them live at Tramshed in Cardiff Read what we said HERE

Catch The Cadillac Three this summer Ramblin’ Man Fair – 23rd & 24th July