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

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

Eli Young Band “Crazy” Over First Gold Single

Eli Young Band’s “Crazy Girl” has been certified Gold by the RIAA for sales of over 500,000 downloads. The band has sold nearly 600,000 copies of the song through digital retailers. It is the first Gold single for the band and the lead single from their debut album for Republic Nashville, Life At Best, due [...] Read More

Eli Young Band Explains How They Got Their Name

When people hear the Eli Young Band for the first time, they probably wonder which of the four is Eli. None of them, however, are ‘Eli.’ Members Mike, Jon, Chris and James met and began performing together when they were in college and the name more or less created itself. “At the time everybody called [...] Read More