Embark on Wayland's Latest Adventure with 'On The Way' Album Release"

Article Contributed by gratefulweb | Published on Saturday, March 16, 2024

The eagerly anticipated full-length album from the distinguished Americana rock duo Wayland, titled "On The Way," is now available on all major streaming platforms. This release marks a significant chapter in the band's storied journey, showcasing their incredible evolution from rock sensations to country music trailblazers.

Having toured the country for an astonishing 300 days per year over seven years, Wayland has independently earned four top 30s and two top 20s at rock radio before masterfully crossing over into the country genre. Their recent singles have made impressive inroads into country radio's top 80, underscored by being named the Cumulus Picklejar Spotlight Artist Of The Month three consecutive times.

Guy Fieri of the Food Network has praised Wayland as "the perfect country-rock crossover... Their authenticity and energy are irreplicable." Similarly, Ty Bentli from Apple Music recognized Wayland's sound as a unique blend between country and an almost alternative vibe, drawing parallels yet distinguishing them from artists like HARDY and Koe Wetzel.

"On The Way" features three hit singles – "Way Back When," "Other End," and "Waters" – each a testament to Wayland's seamless blend of Americana and rock influences. These tracks lay the groundwork for an album that promises an immersive listening experience, bridging heartland rock with contemporary country.

The album's journey began with "Way Back When," making its debut on Cumulus Picklejar's "Up All Night" radio show, setting the stage for Wayland's ascension in the country rock scene. Following this, "Other End" and "Waters" further showcased the band's depth and musical versatility, leading up to the album's climactic release.

To commemorate this milestone, Wayland will host a hometown album release show at Gun Lake Casino in Wayland, Michigan, tonight, March 16. This event is not just a celebration of their new album but also a nod to their Midwestern roots and unwavering connection to their fans.

Looking forward, Wayland is preparing to announce additional tour dates, offering fans the chance to witness their dynamic performances live. "On The Way" is more than an album; it's an invitation to journey through the heart of Americana rock with one of the most authentic bands of our time.

Track List Highlights:

From the introspective "Vancouver" to the exhilarating "Getting Higher," "On The Way" spans a diverse range of emotions and stories, offering something for every listener.