The Weeks

Easy Easy Easy

Marketing Highlights

3/8/17 - Chicago, IL - United Center (With Kings of Leon) 3/9/17 - Detroit, MI - Fox Theatre (With Kings of Leon) 3/11 - Broomsfield, CO - 1st Bank Center (With Kings of Leon)

  • Early adds at WITR, WICB, WMUL, WHSN, KLCZ, WIDB, WSGE, WJCU, KUWR, WRLT

  • SXSW schedule:

March 16 The Weeks @ Fryedays The Weeks @ New Nashville Riverboat Showcase March 17 The Weeks @ Thirty Tigers at Maggie Mae's Rooftop The Weeks @ Pledge + KCMP "The Current" Party The Weeks @ Quantum Collective Southwest Invasion March 18 The Weeks @ LiveVibe's "Party in My Pants" Show The Weeks @ Eye in the Sky / Future of Music Showcase

Bio

“Driven by rowdiness, and a mix of pride and defiance about their origins.” —The Guardian

“Their music still kicks with the same hard-bitten affirmations that made them better than weekends in the first place.” —American Songwriter

“powerful guitars and Southern-tinged vocals” —Paste

“Churning, turning marble-mouthed swamp-rock anthems…” —Nashville Scene

“Together they are a force…The Weeks know how to write, and play, and make music for their generation of midnight riders.” —Best New Bands Rising Nashville-via-Mississippi band The Weeks will tour the U.S. this spring to celebrate the release of their much-anticipated new album, Easy. Dates kick off April 4 at New York’s Bowery Ballroom with further shows in Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Nashville, Austin, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and more.

Watch the new video for “Talk Like That,” directed and shot by the band’s own drummer Cain Barnes, here.

Easy is set for release April 7 on Lightning Rod Records. Pre-order Easy, with special, limited-edition packages—including one of a kind artwork by band members Cain and Cyle Barnes, here.

The Weeks recorded Easy over the course of two weeks at Memphis, TN’s Ardent Studios with producer Paul Ebersold. The band left Nashville to record in order to disassociate themselves from their everyday routines in the city, and to find a halfway point between their two homes old and new, Mississippi and Nashville. “Memphis has always been the capitol of North Mississippi to us,” says guitarist Sam Williams. “We went there to be at Ardent. We knew Paul had learned everything from John Frye and John Hammond so we figured that was the spot. It’s important to keep those historic studios alive and not let them become museums.”

Of the record, frontman Cyle Barnes says, “We called it Easy because every time I make music with these guys, it’s easy. It feels good. But the other side of it is there’s nothing easy about being in a band. There’s nothing easy about staying together for ten years and still wanting to make music. We have the hardest and easiest job on the planet. But it works for us.”

Thematically, Easy explores new ground for the band. Bassist Damien Bone explains, “We just wanted to make a rock record. We weren’t as concerned making it a southern rock record. The southern thing is always going to part of what we do.”

To celebrate the release, the band will tour North America extensively this spring. Further announcements are forthcoming.

The Weeks is twin brothers Cyle (vocals) and Cain (drums), Sam Williams (guitar/vocals) and Damien Bone (bass). Formed when its members were in high school in Jackson, Mississippi, the band self-released its debut EP Dog Days in 2006. More than ten years and a handful of critically acclaimed albums later, the band has relocated to Nashville and toured extensively worldwide with Kings of Leon, The Meat Puppets, North Mississippi Allstars, Local H and many more.

Tracklist

1. Talk Like That
2. Ike
3. Start It Up
4. Hands On The Radio
5. Bottle Rocket
6. Gold Doesn’t Rust
7. Sevens
8. Blame
9. The One
10. Ain’t Dancin’
11. Don’t Be Sad

For Fans Of

Kings of Leon
Bully
Lucero
Moon Taxi
The Whigs
Delta Spirit

Home Market

Jackson, MS - USA

Album Details

Artist

The Weeks

Album Title

Easy

Street Date

04/07/2017

Order Due Date

03/10/2017

Discount

5% (ends 04/13/2017)

Genre

Rock/Rock

Label

Lightning Rod Records

Parent Label

Thirty Tigers

Configuration

CD Longplay

Price Code

CD12

UPC

752830536906

Box Lot

30

Catalog #

LRR5369

Album Details

Artist

The Weeks

Album Title

Easy

Street Date

04/07/2017

Order Due Date

03/10/2017

Genre

Rock/Rock

Label

Lightning Rod Records

Parent Label

Thirty Tigers

Configuration

Vinyl Longplay 33 1/3

Price Code

LP18

UPC

752830537002

Box Lot

70

Catalog #

LRR53691

Album Details

Artist

The Weeks

Album Title

Easy

Preorder Date

02/24/2017

Street Date

04/07/2017

Genre

Rock/Rock

Label

Lightning Rod Records

Parent Label

Thirty Tigers

Configuration

Digital Audio Longplay

Tour Dates

Bandsintown

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