Gospel, blues and retro-tinged rock all rolled together in a rip-roaring track
“Shine a Light on Me Brother is the title track from our new studio album,” says lead singer and guitarist Robert Jon Burrison. “It’s a hard kick of rock and roll mixed with the gospel roots that the band grew up on. Shine a Light on Me Brother deals with the obstacles, hurdles, and hardships brought on by 2020, while keeping a positive perspective of moving past the pandemic and challenges that all of us in every culture have faced.”
To coincide with the today's release of their new single "Shine A Light On Me Brother," Robert Jon & The Wreck have launched the official music video of the single on YouTube. Watch the video HERE. The single can be streamed on Spotify, and the band's new album can be pre-ordered from https://ffm.to/rjtwshine
The single is the title track taken from the Californian southern rock band's forthcoming album, "Shine A Light On Me Brother," written and recorded during the COVID pandemic. Self-produced by Robert Jon & The Wreck, the new album is the follow-up album to 2020's critically acclaimed "Last Light On The Highway," and will be released on Friday September 3, 2021.
Robert Jon & The Wreck is comprised of Robert Jon Burrison (lead vocals, guitar), Andrew Espantman (drums, backing vocals), Steve Maggiora (keyboards, backing vocals), Henry James (lead guitar, backing vocals), and Warren Murrel (bass, backing vocals).
Robert Jon & The Wreck will take the new album on tour in September/October 2021 and February, April, May, June, and July 2022. The UK tour kicks off in at The Globe in Cardiff on September 16. Special guest on the UK tour is British slide guitarist Troy Redfern. Tickets for the UK dates are available from www.alttickets.com and www.planetrocktickets.co.uk
Shine a Light on Me Brother will be available on CD, vinyl, limited deluxe coloured vinyl, and in limited edition bundles. The deluxe bundle includes a signed deluxe edition vinyl, Ltd edition t-shirt, signed CD, Ltd edition retro California vanity plates, and signed, limited edition photos. Pre-order album from https://ffm.to/rjtwshine and www.robertjonandthewreck.com
Robert Jon & The Wreck have supported the likes of Joe Bonamassa, Buddy Guy, Eric Gales, Rival Sons, The Cadillac Three, Black Stone Cherry, Living Colour, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Walter Trout, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Devon Allman, Billy Sheehan, Sturgill Simpson, and many more.
The band have written songs and released albums since their formation in 2011. During this time, they've been fine-tuning their sound, playing to packed houses in Europe and the USA.
The band have received accolades and rave reviews, from nominations of “Best Rock” and “Best Blues” and winning the title of “Best Live Band” at the Orange County Music Awards in 2013, to numerous top 10 chart placement on Southern Rock Brazil’s Top 20 Albums, to being praised as “Classic and fresh at the same time” by Rock The Best Music, “Raising the bar for the Southern genre” by Blues Rock Review, and “keeping the history of classic 60’s and 70’s rock alive for new generations” by blues rock guitar icon, Joe Bonamassa.
SHINE A LIGHT ON ME BROTHER
AIN'T NO YOUNG LOVE SONG
ROBERT JON & THE WRECK
SEPTEMBER 2021 UK TOUR
WITH SPECIAL GUEST
TICKETS: www.alttickets.com and www.planetrocktickets.co.uk
CARDIFF, THE GLOBE
Thursday 16 September 2021
SITTINGBOURNE, THE BOURNE MUSIC CLUB
Friday 17 September 2021
CHESTER, LIVE ROOMS
Saturday 18 September 2021
LEEDS, BRUDENELL SOCIAL CLUB
Sunday 19 September 2021
NEWCASTLE, THE CLUNY
Monday 20 September 2021
MANCHESTER, NIGHT & DAY
Tuesday 21st September 2021
NOTTINGHAM, THE BODEGA
Wednesday 22 September 2021
LONDON, THE 100 CLUB
Thursday 23 September 2021
EDINBURGH, VOODOO ROOMS
Friday 24 September 2021
ABERDEEN, CAFE DRUMMOND
Saturday 25 September 2021
HARTLEPOOL, SOUTH DURHAM STEEL WORKS CLUB
Sunday 26 September 2021