Reckless Kelly sets '10 for new CD
Thursday, November 26, 2009
– Reckless Kelly will release "Somewhere in Time" on Feb. 9, 2010 on Yep Roc Records. On their third self-produced record, the band returns to its roots incorporating the "hardcore cowboy songs" of Idaho native Pinto Bennett.
"While this is Pinto's material, this is very much a Reckless Kelly record," said vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Cody Braun. "It's simply a bunch of great songs we wanted people to hear."
His brother Willy Braun said, "I think this time we did again what we always set out to do which is to make a record we can be proud of."
Along with band mates, David Abeyta on lead guitar who co-produced the album, Jay Nazz on drums, and Chris Schelske on bass, Reckless Kelly explores their country influences and introduces Bennett's music to fans.
Debut single Best Forever Yet will be released to radio in early 2010.
This release follows 2008's "Bulletproof "
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