STANFORD ROAD are the fast-rising Country/Americana duo from Hampshire, UK. Bringing their true grit style of original country music to the UK scene, the pair have been building a firm following on both sides of the Atlantic. Husband and Wife songwriting team Terry and Rachael Muller, blendboth traditional and modern styles of the genre in their own unique and passionate fashion. After more than seven years of experience working together, Stanford Road promises an exciting future for UK Country Music.
Releasing their debut single Letters, worldwide, in August of 2014, STANFORD ROAD immediately captivated the discerning ear of music fans worldwide through the honesty of their lyrics and their distinctive sound, with the track securing international airplay, live radio performances and reviews from both the UK & Nashville.
Letters marks the duo out as one to keep an eager eye on, a song that definitely hints at a rich vein of further material to come. – New Country UK, London
This is songwriting the way it is supposed to be – One Stop Country, Nashville
Embarking on their hugely successful Open Ended Open Mic Tour between July and November 2014, Stanford Road have presented their original material at live music venues in the UK. Combining their diverse catalogue of tracks with their compelling and energetic live performances, the duo have built a loyal following and continue to win over audiences at their shows.
As an independent act, STANFORD ROAD enjoy the freedom to schedule their own performances at a variety of venues, and continue tokeep their feet firmly on the ground, meeting fans, joining impromptu jams and wherever possible helping to promote their fellow musicians.””
Following up the success of their first tour, Stanford Road recorded their first EP titled Open Ended,consisting of five of their popular live songs. Due for worldwide release on 28th January 2015, Open Ended has already received an explosion of positive feedback.
Strongly written songs, sumptuous harmonies and a big helping of heart, all of which are clearly displayed throughout their Open Ended EP. – New Country UK, London
Their voices are distinctive from one another, but a defining characteristic of Stanford Road is their proven ability to blend them together in all of the perfect ways to elevate the songs – One Stop Country, Nashville
With the duo taking a skeleton watches stride across the Atlantic to embark on their first tour upon Nashville’s legendarily inspiring soil, 2015 is set to be a big year for Stanford Road. Delivering their own unique blend of tunes and ‘sumptuous vocal harmonies’ right in the heart of Music City the pair will be keeping their followers updated throughout the tour via their social networks and website.
‘What Terry & Rachael also have is a sound that makes them stand out from the crowd, that true grit they claim to have is there in abundance, grounding their musical style in the traditionof the genre. Stanford Road are at the beginning of a long and rewarding journey in Country music, it makes sense for you to get on board now.’ – NEW COUNTRY UK
The five track EP Open Ended is available to download worldwide via iTunes, Amazon, Spotify and most other major digital download sites from 28/01/15.
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