Loving Mary Band, ‘Little Bit of Love’ [Exclusive Stream]
The Loving Mary Band are set to release their debut album, and they are letting Taste of Country readers hear it before it is released via this exclusive album stream.
The country-rock group has an impressive collective pedigree, comprising four singer-songwriters and producers and two additional musicians with a long list of credits.
Lead vocalist and guitarist Marti Frederiksen's songwriting and production credits include Aerosmith, Ozzy Osbourne, Carrie Underwood and more. He also sang all of the vocal parts for the fictional band Stillwater in the acclaimed Cameron Crowe movie Almost Famous.
Lead vocalist and harmonica player Suzie McNeil competed on Rock Star: INXS, and has had a successful career in her native Canada. Lead vocalist and bassist Rebecca Lynn Howard is a two-time Grammy Award winner and ACM New Female Vocalist of the Year and Song of the Year nominee. As a solo artist, she's scored No. 1 charting singles in America and Australia.
Mandolin and banjo player Elisha Hoffman co-wrote the song "Give in to Me” from Country Strong and has several No. 1 hits internationally, while drummer Sarah Tomek and guitarist Andrew Mactaggart round out the highly-respected roster.
The group combine country flavors and a swaggering rock attitude with complex harmonies for a sound that is uniquely their own. They shot to prominence when Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler hand-picked the Loving Mary Band to tour with him in support of his debut country solo album, We're All Somebody From Somewhere, and the sextet are set to release their debut album, Little Bit of Love, on Friday (Oct. 28) via Round Hill Records/Sony/Red. It is available at iTunes and Apple Music.
The album is a high-energy country-rock romp that would be impossible to confuse with any other group in country music, featuring a one-of-a-kind vocal blend and clever instrumental interplay.
"Here’s a record to put a smile on your face," Frederiksen says. "Spread the love."
Adds McNeil, "Little Bit of Love is a feel-good record that will have you singing along to every song."
Listen to the Loving Mary Band, Little Bit of Love
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