Wednesday, May 22, 2019
– Broken Bow Records signed Kentucky native Elvie Shane, it was announced Wednesday.
Shane gained some attention for his song "My Boy," written about his stepson.
"The second that I walked into BBR, I became dead set on becoming a part of their team. There was such a sense of respect and camaraderie between the team and I could tell that we share the same type of values. It just immediately felt like home," said Shane. "BBR and BMG always strive to find iconic artists, and I feel so blessed to now be a part of their incredible roster. It's a dream come true."
"The first time I heard 'My Boy' it had me and our SVP of Promotion, Carson James in tears, and it garnered the same reaction from many people throughout the building. As we dug in deeper from there, we got to know Elvie as an accomplished writer and storyteller," said Jon Loba, EVP BBR Music Group. "Seeing our director of A&R Chris Poole's passionate belief in Elvie and his unique sound made us even more confident that Elvie needed to be a part of the BBR family."
Steve Earle, John Fogerty and Roger Miller are among Shane's influences. His label said he favored rootsy grooves, heavy guitar licks and gospel-ready vocals.