Today, Kenny Roby shares "New Day" (listen/share), the second single from his forthcoming self-titled album due August 5 on Royal Potato Family. Founding member and principle songwriter/frontman of legendary alt-country band 6 String Drag, Roby celebrates second chances on this folk rock, gospel-tinged rave-up. He's come through the other side, playing the cards he was dealt—content with being more content and at peace with finding peace.
Today, Kenny Roby has shared the video for "Silver Moon (For Neal)" (watch/share), a track off his new, critically-acclaimed album 'The Reservoir.' Written in memory of longtime friend and collaborator Neal Casal, the initial spark for the song came to Roby a year ago to the day following the memorial concert for the late musician at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY on September
Kenny Roby has shared a video for "Old Love" (watch/share)—the second single from his forthcoming double album, 'The Reservoir,' due August 7 from Royal Potato Family. Produced by Dave Schools of Widespread Panic, the emotionally and musically expansive 16-track collection addresses Roby's struggles with addiction, mental health issues and growing older, while attempting to persevere in the face of such challenges.
Kenny Roby knew from the start there would be a lot to say for his first solo album in seven years, the emotionally and musically expansive 'The Reservoir,' due August 7 from Royal Potato Family. So much had changed in his world and the world at large since his stately 2013 LP, 'Memories & Birds,' an exquisite reflection on the experiences and apprehensions of crossing over 40. Roby was now 48. He had been sober for half his adult life. Both his kids, now in their 20s, had left home.
Raleigh, NC-based singer/songwriter Kenny Roby has announced the release of Memories & Birds due April 2 on Little Criminal Records. The eight song effort is the first new album in over six years and fourth overall from the founding member of the acclaimed '90s alt-country/indie rock band, Six String Drag.