No Dry Country - "The Night Before" (video) (Premiere)

by Brice Ezell

1 April 2015

For rock 'n' roll with a dash of country twang, No Dry Country's "The Night Before" will hit the spot just right.

The Lubbock, Texas four-piece No Dry Country (often stylized as NDC) may hail from the State Where Everything Is Bigger, but their kind of rock music comes from all different corners of influence. On “The Night Before”, the title cut from their latest full-length LP, the sound is quite similar to the Midwest rock ‘n’ roll of bands like the Elms. Apropos of No Dry Country’s home state, there’s also an appropriate inflection of country twang in this driving tune.

The video for “The Night Before”, which you can stream exclusively below, captures these guys playing the song in-studio. As they tell it, this track and The Night Before LP itself mark some of their finest work in years.
Lead vocalist Trent Langford says to PopMatters, “The video was shot at Route One Studios in Acuff, TX which is where we recorded… The Night Before. We wanted to capture a good visual of the recording process and a better look at the physical studio. On the record, it was important for us to track live and try to harness a taste of what we bring with our show. It was a real treat to see the whole project come together with guys like Jay Saldana, Alan Crossland and Josh Serrato guiding the process. It is definitely the one thing we’re most proud of over the last six years, no doubt.”

The Night Before is out now. You can stream it courtesy of Glide Magazine.

For upcoming tour dates and other info, check out the band’s Facebook page.

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