Eli Young Band Curbs Cursing with “Swear Jar”

When Eli Young Band released their latest album, Life At Best, they had a suggestion for fans on how they could save money to buy the project. They recommended doing what the band does – start a swear jar. The idea is every time someone uses a swear word, they have to put money into [...] Read More

Eli Young Band Exercises Their Right to Vote

When your band is made up of four guys, you’re going to have some disagreements. For Eli Young Band, the best way to handle their business is democratically. “With us, everything we do, from picking songs to deciding on whether or not we’re gonna play a specific bar or venue, or any decision, we pretty [...] Read More

Eli Young Band Thankful for Understanding Wives

Being the spouse of a musician comes with sacrifices, including being apart on days like Valentine’s Day. Luckily, the guys of Eli Young Band have some pretty understanding wives. James Young is the most recent band member to get married, tying the knot of February 4 — and Chris Thompson has only been married for [...] Read More

Eli Young Band Found New Single Via Fellow Artist Will Hoge

  Eli Young Band has released “Even If It Breaks your Heart” as the follow up to their No. 1 hit “Crazy Girl.” While the song might be new to fans, it’s a song the band fell in love with through another artist. “We discovered ‘Even If It Breaks Your Heart’ from Will Hoge’s Wreckage [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Eli Young Band’s Life At Best

Eli Young Band returns with their brand of Texas Country on Life At Best, the quartet’s fourth full-length studio album, and their first with the Republic Nashville label. Based in Denton, Texas, EYB builds on the loose country/rock vibe of 2008’s Jet Black & Jealous with fourteen songs highlighted by Tom Petty-esque grooves, insightful lyrics [...] Read More