“Drowning” LF- By The Red Clay Strays

The Red Clay Strays shre new single “Drowning.” The track was written by guitarist Drew Nix, “Drowning” is a vulnerable call for help during a period of mental and emotional struggle.

Drew Nix on “Drowning”:

“In 2021 I was driving for Uber 10-12 hours a day, barely making ends meet. My wife Laurie Anne was taking on most of the chunk of the bills at the time because she had a steady job and we were still out of work mostly. I was really only making just enough to help pay rent. I remember the words and that melody coming to my mind ‘I’m drowning’ while I was headed to the gas station to pay for gas that at the time to continue Ubering. The debt was piling up and I was trying to save up for a ring at the time as well. Although I knew everything would be okay in time, it felt like I was treading water as long as I could stand. Things are much better now and I thank God every day that we don’t have to struggle like that anymore. If you feel like you’re drowning talk to somebody there’s help out there. And if God sends you a boat take it.”

“Drowning” is the third track off the band’s forthcoming album, Made by These Moments, which drops on July 26 via RCA Records and Produced by Dave Cobb (Jason Isbell) and recorded at Cobb’s Georgia Mae in Savannah, Made by These Moments is filled with the band’s signature genre-blending sound, as they meld electric rock and roll with southern soul. Across these eleven tracks, The Red Clay Strays explore fundamental elements of the human condition, reflecting on faith, love and redemption.

The band continue to tour through this fall including headline shows at Brooklyn’s Brooklyn Paramount, Los Angeles’ The Wiltern, Boston’s Roadrunner, Philadelphia’s The Fillmore, Atlanta’s Coca-Cola Roxy, Denver’s Mission Ballroom and San Diego’s SOMA among several others. The band will also make their sold-out, three-night headline debut at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium in September, perform at major festivals such as Windy City Smokeout and Austin City Limits and select dates in the U.K. later this summer. See below for complete tour itinerary. Of the project, lead singer Brandon Coleman shares, “Made by These Moments shines a light on overcoming the battles we face in life like loneliness, depression, and hopelessness. We hope you listen and recognize that our pain has a purpose.”

The Red Clay Stars
Made By These Moments
RCA Records

1. Disaster
2. Wasting Time
3. Wanna Be Loved
4. No One Else Like Me
5. Ramblin’
6. Drowning
7. Devil In My Ear
8. I’m Still Fine
9. On My Knees
10. Moments
11. God Does

The Red Clay Stars 2024 Tour Dates

July 10—Columbus, OH—The Bluestone (SOLD OUT)
July 11—Columbus, OH—The Bluestone (SOLD OUT)
July 12—Chicago, IL—Windy City Smokeout 2024
July 13—Grand Rapids, MI—The Intersection (SOLD OUT)
July 19—Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Frontier Days 2024
July 20—Salt Lake City, UT—The Complex (SOLD OUT)
July 21—Redmond, OR—FairWell Festival
July 24—Airway Heights, WA—Spokane Live (SOLD OUT)
July 25—Portland, OR—Crystal Ballroom (SOLD OUT)
July 26—Seattle, WA—The Showbox (SOLD OUT)
July 27—Rexford, MT—Abayance Bay Marina (LOW TICKET WARNING)
August 2—Minneapolis, MN—Basilica Block Party
August 3—St. Charles, IA—Hinterland
August 9—Elkhorn, NE—The Club at Indian Creek
August 10—Oshkosh, WI—Xroads41 2024
August 18—Dublin, Ireland—The Academy, Middle Abbey Street (SOLD OUT)
August 20—Glasgow, U.K.—SWG3 (LOW TICKET WARNING)
August 21—Manchester, U.K.—O2 Ritz Manchester (LOW TICKET WARNING)
August 23—London, U.K.—O2 Shepherds Bush Empire (LOW TICKET WARNING)
August 24—Bottesford, U.K.—The Long Road Festival (LOW TICKET WARNING)
August 25—Koln, Germany—Sound of Nashville Open Air 2024
August 31—Weston, CO—Monument Lake Resort
September 4—Nashville, TN—Ryman Auditorium† (SOLD OUT)
September 5—Nashville, TN—Ryman Auditorium+ (SOLD OUT)
September 6—Nashville, TN—Ryman Auditorium# (SOLD OUT)
September 12—Indianapolis, IN—Murat Theatre‡ (LOW TICKET WARNING)
September 13—Bristol, TN—Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion
September 14—Birmingham, AL—Avondale Brewing Company‡ (SOLD OUT)
September 15—Pryor, OK—Born & Raised Festival
September 18—Silver Spring, MD—The Fillmore^ (LOW TICKET WARNING)
September 19—Pittsburgh, PA—Stage AE^
September 20—Louisville, KY—Bourbon & Beyond
October 1—Brooklyn, NY—Brooklyn Paramount~
October 3—Philadelphia, PA—The Fillmore~ (LOW TICKET WARNING)
October 4—Ocean City, MD—Country Calling
October 5—Boston, MA—Roadrunner~ (LOW TICKET WARNING)
October 10—New Orleans, LA—The Fillmore**(LOW TICKET WARNING)
October 11-13—Austin, TX—Austin City Limits Festival
October 12—Oklahoma City, OK—The Criterion** (LOW TICKET WARNING)
October 16—Atlanta, GA—Coca-Cola Roxy†† (LOW TICKET WARNING)
October 17—Atlanta, GA—Tabernacle
October 18—Simpsonville, SC—Greenville Country Music Fest
October 19—Simpsonville, SC—Greenville Country Music Festival 2024
October 31—Denver, CO—The Mission Ballroom††
November 8—Los Angeles, CA—The Wiltern++ (LOW TICKET WARNING)
November 9—San Diego, CA—SOMA++ (LOW TICKET WARNING)
November 10—Anaheim, CA—House of Blues†† (LOW TICKET WARNING)

†with special guests Taylor Hunnicutt and Aaron Raitiere
+with special guests Nolan Taylor and The Castellows
#with special guests Pony Bradshaw and Ben Chapman
‡with special guest Bella White
^with special guest Grace Bowers & The Hodge Podge
~with special guest The Glorious Sons
**with special guest Black Pistol Fire
††with special guest Tanner Usrey
++with special guest The Moss

Pre-order Made By These Moments HERE


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