LADY ANTEBELLUM’S NO. ONE SELLING ALBUM OCEAN MAKES WAVES WITH LARGEST FIRST WEEK STREAMS OF THEIR CAREER
Critics Agree that Lady A’s 13-Track Effort is the “Most Powerful and Passionate Work that the Trio has Created” (PEOPLE)
OCEAN’s Lead Single “What If I Never Get Over You” Dives into Top 5 at Country Radio This Week
NASHVILLE, TN – Nov. 25, 2019 – Multi-PLATINUM trio Lady Antebellum earns the biggest first week streams of their career with their critically acclaimed album OCEAN (BMLG Records). With over 8 million streams, the 13-track project is the No. One best-selling Country album this week and took the No. 2 spot on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart while immediately skyrocketing to the top spot on iTunes upon release. It features the Top 5 and climbing lead single “What If I Never Get Over You” and “embodies a return to their tight-knit harmonies and a deepening of the trio’s lyrics and perspectives,” (Music Row).
Representing a new chapter for Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott and Dave Haywood, OCEAN “echoes their earliest work” (CMT) as it is enriched with “lyrical depth and earthy sonic textures,” (Nashville Lifestyles). After multiple fan events and national television performances including TODAY, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and the 53rd Annual CMA Awards critics “can’t get enough” (E! Online)of OCEAN’s “13-track sea of overpowering emotion that swells with honesty and stirs with intimate nuance,” (USA Today).
“If you are wanting to jump into some of the most powerful and passionate work that the trio has created…then by all means…pop this thing in.” – PEOPLE
“Lady A know how to move people to tears with their songs and their newest record feels as vulnerable and honest as a therapy session.” – Associated Press
“These songs are about the overwhelming sea of life that people find themselves in and the struggle to keep your head above water.” – NPR, All Songs Considered
“OCEAN is shaped around the band’s harmonies, more keyed-in and lush than ever, with pops of banjo and a fresh dose of piano. The album is its best when the trio’s voices lead the way.” – Entertainment Weekly
“Feels like a warm welcome home for the storied country group. The result is a wonderfully executed record, complete with emotive storytelling and pitch-perfect harmonies.” – US Weekly
Over the course of their decade-plus career, Lady Antebellum has become one of the 21st century’s premier vocal groups, blending deeply felt emotions with classic country sounds. As a Country-radio staple, the trio has amassed record-breaking success with nine No. One hits while ushering in more than 18 million album units and 34 million tracks sold, with over 4 billion digital streams. Known for their 9X PLATINUM hit “Need You Now” which is the highest certified song by a Country group, they have earned ACM and CMA “Vocal Group of the Year” trophies three years in a row and countless other honors including seven GRAMMY awards, Billboard Music Awards, People’s Choice Awards, Teen Choice Awards and a Tony Award nod. For more information on new music, visit ladyantebellum.com.
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