Mike Eli, lead singer of Eli Young Band, realized something when the band was crafting their forthcoming album Fingerprints: he had lost the passion in his songwriting.
“It’s been three years since we’ve put out a record,” Eli tells Taste of Country...
The Eli Young Band guys have fought their way to the top, living on the road, playing show after show until their name was printed in the No. 1 slot on a Billboard chart. The group now has three of those coveted honors under their belts for songs like 'Crazy Girl.'
The Eli Young Band are nominated once again for a CMA Award for Vocal Group of the Year, a category they've been named in every year since 2012 but have yet to win. But the four-man group says being nominated really is validation enough.
Appropriately, the video for Eli Young Band's single 'Dust' features lots and lots of dust flying around -- as well as fast cars and a beautiful woman. The group just released the clip for their second single from '10,000 Towns.'
The Eli Young Band set out to make their best album ever, and many fans will agree they succeeded. ’10,000 Towns’ is a very even project, with no letdowns or skip-ahead tracks and the best moments spread throughout.
Mike Eli and his Eli Young Band bandmates don't have to look far for reasons why St. Jude is important. The longtime college buddies now have wives and kids, as well as a greater understanding for how precious life is.