Zac Brown Band‘s new album, Jekyll + Hyde, is shaping up to be one of the biggest country albums of 2015, so the group members can rest assured they didn’t waste any time writing and recording the eclectic project. Most of the project was written on the road late at night following the band’s 2014 concert dates. They narrowed the batch of tunes down to the 16 songs that made the final cut, but the guys didn’t head straight to the recording studio at that point.
Lead singer Zac Brown says, “We spent a full week down at the beach arranging the record with all the guys getting all the harmony right, getting everything ready.”
After all that work, Zac Brown Band still took four months in the recording studio creating Jekyll + Hyde.
“We’ve never spent that much time working on the album, and I think that you can tell on this one,” Zac says. “There’s that much detail in every single one of these songs, so you really have to listen to it a bunch of times to really kind of catch all the different nuances of what’s happening.”
He goes on to describe Jekyll + Hyde as the “most extravagant painting that we’ve ever done as a band.”
Zac Brown Band is on the road touring in support of Jekyll + Hyde all summer long. Go to ZacBrownBand.com for dates.
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