to unveil debut
on DECEMBER 15TH
“Dancefloor-ready… merges gospel with funk, big band jazz, Seventies disco, caffeinated R&B and, yes, a little bit of country.” – Rolling Stone
“The conversation is actually really inspiring, because it sounds like a musician who’s… deeply excited to switch it up and try new things, and most of all break from the constraints that come from a genre assignation.” – Jezebel
“…maintain[s] its country flavour while infusing it with an energetic dancefloor vigour that your aunt can still line dance to after her weekly mah-jong tournament and a couple glasses of boxed wine.” –VICE
GRAMMY® Award-winning recording artist Zac Brown teams with songwriter Niko Moon and producer Ben Simonetti to craft an extraordinary new Southern pop outfit, Sir Rosevelt. The trio’s debut 11-track self-titled album will be available to all music retailers and streaming services on Friday, December 15th.
Sir Rosevelt is available for pre-order now and features an instant-grat download of a brand new track, Something ‘Bout You which was co-produced by 4x GRAMMY® Award-winner Timbaland (Missy Elliott, Justin Timberlake).
Sir Rosevelt’s debut single Sunday Finest, was co-written with 10x GRAMMY® Award-winner Pharrell Williams, with the official video being directed by Diego Pernia (who previously collaborated with Brown on the acclaimed “Remedy – A Zac Brown Band Film”). The video was praised by Rolling Stone as “an ode to the relentless pursuit of hedonism” that “recalls the glorious opulence of The Great Gatsby’s Roaring Twenties.”
Sir Rosevelt followed the release of Sunday Finest with their first-ever network TV live performance on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! The appearance saw electrifying renditions of Sunday Finest and the upcoming album track, Hurricane. In addition, Sunday Finest was featured throughout TNT and TBS’ hugely rated coverage of the 2017 NBA All-Star Game.
“Sir Rosevelt” sees Zac Brown (of the 3x GRAMMY Award-winning Zac Brown Band), Niko Moon and Ben Simonetti uniting as Sir Rosevelt to create a thoroughly original new sound marrying pop, dance, acoustic instrumentation, and a distinctive Southern sensibility. The trio first came together as Zac Brown Band began experimenting with new sounds and recording techniques on 2015’s chart-topping fourth album, JEKYLL + HYDE.
Inspired by the full-throttle dynamics of electronic/dance music and the elasticity of contemporary pop, Brown teamed with his friends and longtime collaborators Niko Moon (co-writer with Brown on genre-busting, multi-format #1 hits like Heavy Is The Head (feat. Chris Cornell) and Beautiful Drug) and Nashville recording engineer Ben Simonetti (Foo Fighters, Blake Shelton) with a goal of creating something altogether original and idiosyncratic.
The result is an album that is both utterly unique and remarkably cohesive, melding disparate influences into an innovative, up-to-the-minute brand of Southern pop unlike anything else.
Sunday Finest *
Something ‘Bout You **
The Bravest **
Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us
For My Own *
Take Your Love Away
Let Me Go
Infinite & Endless
* Co-written by Pharrell Williams
** Co-produced by Timbaland
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