With “Country Thunder” entrenched in the Top 10 at Canadian Country Radio, The Washboard Union today have released their acoustic take of the song to all digital streaming services and retailers as well as an accompanying video. (DOWNLOAD/STREAM | WATCH).
“We hope to see everyone again on tour very soon but as we weather this storm, we wanted to share this acoustic performance today of Country Thunder which we taped a few weeks ago,” says Aaron, Chris and David of The Washboard Union. “In addition to the video we recorded in studio, we have also released the audio today, so while we’re all stuck at home and can’t see you for a while, we hope you enjoy this acoustic version of Country Thunder.”
“Country Thunder” is the first single from the band’s upcoming new album, due April 24. Watch the official music video for the song, featuring the trio as puppetized versions of themselves.
The Washboard Union has become Canada’s preeminent country band with a growing following all over the world. What started out as 3 best friends (Aaron Grain, Chris Duncombe and David Roberts) and a love of songwriting has grown into the most exciting, recognized and talked about band in country music. Resonating with audiences far and wide from North America to Europe, performing in front of over 200,000 fans this year, The Washboard Union’s dynamic live performances have set them apart as one of the most unique talents in music today. The gold-certified trio are also the two-year reigning Group of the Year at the CCMA Awards and winners of the Juno Award for Breakthrough Group of the Year, bringing their career music award total to an incredible 27.