LOCASH‘s new summer anthem “One Big Country Song” has officially hit Country radio this week, and the story behind it truly embraces the duo’s recurring theme of unity that’s evident on their recently released album Brothers.
“‘One Big Country Song’ is like one big sing along to us,” band member Chris Lucas admitted to CS Country backstage at the iHeartCountry Festival in Austin earlier this month. “Ever since we started doing it live, the crowd has just started singing along to it after the first chorus. We knew right then and there that it had to be a single at Country radio so we’re excited to get it out.”
Bringing the song to Country radio isn’t the only accomplishment LOCASH have seen with “One Big Country Song.” The fun singalong also charted on the Billboard chart two weeks prior to add date, marking the twosome’s highest Billboard debut.
“We love Country music because it has such a natural way of bringing people together and bringing joy to people’s lives—I feel like this song has the ability to do that and I want to thank Country Radio and all of the fans for believing in it too,” said Preston Brust in a statement. “I don’t think we’ve ever charted this quickly so this is a pretty cool moment for us. Can’t thank y’all enough.”
Written by Jesse Frasure, Ashley Gorley, Michael Hardy and produced by Corey Crowder and Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard, “One Big Country Song” is the lead track off the pair’s latest album, Brothers. The album was named not only after the undeniable bond the closer-than-kin twosome share but the worldly message that “we’re all brothers and sisters.” Brothers is also Preston Brust and Chris Lucas’ first project with their new label family, Wheelhouse Records/BBR Music Group and features their Top 25 hit, “Feels Like a Party,” which debuted at Country radio as #1 Most Added and earned LOCASH a nomination for the 2019 CMT Music Awards for Duo Video of the Year.
Up next for LOCASH are two major performances at the 2019 CMA Music Festival in Nashville next month — the guys will be bringing “One Big Country Song” to the Riverfront Stage and Ascend Amphitheater beginning Thursday, June 6th and wrapping on Sunday, June 9th.
UPDATE: Watch the video below to see LOCASH talk about the reasoning behind making “One Big Country Song” their new single backstage at the 2019 CMA Music Festival in Nashville on June 6th.