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The Band Perry

Merging country, pop, and rock elements into a sharp contemporary sound, the Band Perry is comprised of siblings Kimberly Perry (lead vocals, guitar, and piano), Reid Perry (bass guitar), and Neil Perry (drums, mandolin, and accordion). The group officially formed in the summer of 2005, although the siblings had been singing together at home and in various configurations and bands since their childhood years in Mobile, Alabama. Kimberly, blessed with an expressive and fiery vocal style, joined and fronted her first band when she was only 15 years old, and used her brothers Reid (ten years old) and Neil (eight years old) as roadies. Eventually, the two brothers formed their own band, and often worked as an opening act for their sister. All three still sang together at home, though, perfecting their three-part harmony style and occasionally writing songs. In 2005, all three officially joined forces as a working band and found themselves on the New Faces of Country tour that same year. Three years later, the group met Garth Brooks' manager Bob Doyle, who liked what he heard from the group and moved the threesome into the studio to work on songs. The recordings caught the attention of Scott Borchetta and Jimmy Harnen of the newly formed Republic Nashville label, which quickly signed the band in the summer of 2009. A debut single, “Hip to My Heart,” was issued in November of that same year, which also saw the Band Perry begin working on their debut album with producers Nathan Chapman and Paul Worley. A self-titled EP was released in May 2010, followed by a full-length of the same name later in the year. The Band Perry's eponymous full-length debut was one of the big country hits of 2010, thanks to the number one singles "If I Die Young" and "All Your Life," plus the Top Ten single "You Lie." These singles kept the Band Perry on the charts into 2012, by which time the trio was attempting to record a second album with new producer Rick Rubin. During the sessions, they abandoned Rubin for producer Dann Huff, who helmed the finished album, Pioneer, which appeared in April of 2013 preceded by the number one single "Better Dig Two" and "Done." The album topped the country charts, hit number two on the Billboard 200, and was supported by months of touring throughout North America and Western Europe. The following year, their cover of John Hartford's "Gentle on My Mind," a song that had won Glen Campbell two Grammys in 1968, was featured on the soundtrack for the documentary film Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me. The Band Perry version went on to win a Grammy in 2015 for Best Country Duo/Group Performance. ~ Steve Leggett
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Stations Featuring
The Band Perry

    New Country First

    New Country First
    1 song

    Heartbreak Hotel

    Heartbreak Hotel
    3 songs

    Top Country

    Top Country
    7 songs

    Country Love

    Country Love
    1 song

    Love Songs

    1 song

Albums by
The Band Perry

Top Songs by
The Band Perry

  1.   Song
  2.   If I Die Young
  3.   All Your Life
  4.   You Lie
  5.   Done.
  6.   Better Dig Two
  7.   Postcard From Paris
  8.   Don't Let Me Be Lonely
  9.   Hip to My Heart
  10.   Comeback Kid
  11.   Chainsaw
  12.   Double Heart
  13.   Live Forever
  14.   Uptown Funk
  15.   Gentle on My Mind by Glen Campbell
  16.   You
  17.   Walk Me Down the Middle
  18.   I'm a Keeper
  19.   Independence
  20.   End of Time
  21.   From Paris
  22.   Queen Maybelline
  23.   Mother Like Mine
  24.   Quittin' You
  25.   Peaches and Caroline
  26.   Lasso
  27.   Miss You Being Gone
  28.   Me Down the Middle
  29.   Lucky Ones
  30.   Back to Me Without You
  31.   Night Gone Wasted
  32.   Forever Mine Nevermind
  33.   Pioneer
  34.   [Untitled]
  35.   Intro
  36.   Your Life
  37.   Lie
  38.   I Saw a Light
  39.   Gonna Be OK
  40.   You Being Gone
  41.   I Die Young
  42.   Santa Claus is Coming To Town
  43.   Heart
  44.   To My Heart
  45.   Once Upon a Time
  46.   [Untitled]
  47.   Grey Seal
  48.   Fat Bottom Girls

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