LANCO returns with 'Rival' from sophomore album | The Music Universe

The ACM Nominees are presently highway testing “Rival” at arenas throughout the nation

Double-Platinum nation band and Arista Nashville hit makers LANCO return with a blast of rafter-shaking vitality, dropping the fist-pumping, outsiders anthem “Rival.” A rowdy, other-side-of-the-tracks tribute to forgetting the haters and standing your floor, “Rival” represents “the subsequent step” in LANCO’s evolution and the primary style of the chart-topping band’s upcoming second album. Fans can take heed to “Rival” in any respect digital retailers.

Pounding beats and natural undertones create a singular, robust as nails sonic combine, whereas anthemic gang vocals be a part of quirky electro-country thrives, banjo and guitar shredding. Produced as soon as once more by Jay Joyce (Eric Church, Brothers Osborne), frontman Brandon Lancaster and drummer Tripp Howell teamed up for the co-write. It was constructed from an off-kilter groove that Howell took to Lancaster after a present one evening. The two immediately wrote the monitor on the again of their tour bus, and it continued to search out life with the remainder of the band as they labored it up throughout soundcheck within the following days.

“There’s a lot strain to be like another person or to reside as much as some outdoors expectation, particularly with social media and the way good it makes every thing look,” explains Lancaster. “We wrote this track from the attitude of regardless of the place you come from, be happy with who you're and the way in which you’re creating your individual path. And if anybody doesn’t prefer it, simply chalk them up as a rival and maintain doing all of your factor.”

“We realized that everybody has confronted one thing they've to face up in opposition to. It isn’t about becoming into any mould, it’s about sticking up for what you imagine in and having that crew of associates round that can at all times have your again,” Howell provides. “That’s undoubtedly an enormous a part of our story. We didn’t know something or anybody once we began out attempting to interrupt into this enterprise, and I feel that underdog mentality actually drove us to start with.”

As “the band continues to domesticate an identification as knowledgeable showmen” (Rolling Stone), they've already road-tested “Rival” at arenas throughout the nation.

LANCO has paved the course for crucial acclaim with the success of their double platinum single “Greatest Love Story” which turned a multi-week chart topper. Following the discharge of their No. 1 promoting debut album Hallelujah Nights, each moments have been historic in nation music as Lancaster turned the primary artist in ten years to have a No. 1 on the chart solely written by that artist, whereas LANCO served as the primary nation group in a decade to seem on the prime of the Billboard Country albums chart with a debut album.

As it now boasts over 426 million streams, LANCO has “gained admirers amongst its friends” (Billboard) incomes nominations from the ACM, CMT, CMA, AMA, and that iHeart Awards, whereas Lancaster turned the primary member of a bunch to ever win NSAI’s “Songwriter/Artist of the Year.” They lately wrapped first-ever headlining Hallelujah Nights Tour to capability crowds all through the nation and presently function direct help for Luke Combs’ Beer Never Broke My Heart Tour.