Revered by Rolling Stone as “a singer-songwriter with attitude and hooks to burn,” Tucker Beathard’s debut single, “Rock On,” is available at country radio today. The Big Machine Label Group artist co-wrote the “cleverly-written” (Country Weekly) song with Marla Cannon-Goodman and his father and hit songwriter Casey Beathard. With a rhythmic way of playing guitar, influenced by his innate drumming ability, Beathard played both lead guitar and drums on the track. About regretting the girl that got away, “Rock On” is taut in its delivery, with sharp turns of phrase.
“It was important to me when deciding on the first single that the song was one that I felt would show who I am as an artist, musician and songwriter,” said Beathard. “I’m a bit of an introvert, but writing songs and performing them is my way of expressing myself, and I hope it resonates with people.”
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Growing up in a family that excelled at both music and sports – his dad a songwriter; his brothers, star quarterbacks- Beathard certainly knows something about family tradition. Taking cues from dad Casey, who wrote Kenny Chesney’s “Don’t Blink” and Eric Church’s “Homeboy,” the latter inspired by his son’s rebellious phase, Beathard gave up a college baseball scholarship to dive headlong into songwriting. As a result, Beathard has an unrelenting competitive spirit: He wakes up every day trying to write the perfect song.
Critics and fans alike have been anticipating the debut single from the “much buzzed about singer/songwriter” (People), with Beathard already featured on multiple “Artists To Watch” lists including The Bobby Bones Show, Huffington Post, Rolling Stone and Taste Of Country. This year holds a stacked touring schedule for Beathard, who was recently tapped by country superstar Dierks Bentley for his summer tour, which will also include his first stint overseas in The UK and Ireland in April. He is currently working on his debut album, being overseen by producer Angelo Petraglia (Kings Of Leon). For more information and a full list of tour dates visit www.tuckerbeathardmusic.com.