Greg Burroughs

Greg Burroughs

BandRockCountry

If Zac Brown found Keith Urban's guitar on the streets of Nashville; picked it up and took it to Bruce Springsteen, and The Boss messed around with it for two years in the studio, then released it to country radio.

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Biography

Based out of Nashville, TN, the Greg Burroughs Band defies the typical genre labels and suffocating descriptions often associated with the Music City. The group’s latest offering, “The Lucky Ones EP,” brings a fresh and exciting new sound over the airwaves by staying true to its country roots, yet pushing the boundaries of the “Nashville” sound. From the rocking title track to the more contemplative “Long Cold Summer,” the songs have been incredibly well received by fans, concertgoers, and industry professionals alike.

With frontman Greg Burroughs’ crafty and mature songwriting and longtime collaborator John Kingsley’s multi-instrumental versatility, the group is able to achieve a wide range of sonic and creative textures while maintaining an exciting and edgy country rock sound. Although forging a unique sound all their own, the band has drawn comparisons to Keith Urban, Bruce Springsteen, The Eagles, and Zac Brown Band.

Originally from Lebanon, Ohio, Burroughs met Kingsley, an Atlanta native, while they were students at Berklee College of Music in Boston. While finishing school , they cut their teeth playing the New England country bar scene, developing a strong fan base. Upon graduation, they moved to Nashville. Greg joined the band Cardinal Crossing and began to amass a catalog of songs co-written by Burroughs and some of Nashville’s finest songwriters including David Lee, Clay Mills, and Chris Parker. During this time, Kingsley worked as a touring sideman, playing guitar, pedal steel, and fiddle for artists such as Steve Richard and David Ball.

When the members of Cardinal Crossing went their separate ways, Burroughs reunited with his old classmate, Kingsley, to record “The Lucky Ones EP.” They have been hitting the road promoting the release ever since. Their incessant touring and blue-collar approach has resulted in a steadily increasing fan base.

Lyrics

The Lucky Ones

Written By: Greg Burroughs and Chris Parker

The Lucky Ones

City lights are burnin'
the sky is slowly turnin'
I can feel you breathe next to me

Sometimes its so easy
to forget what keeps me
in a straight line, in the right mind

Chorus:
Life is short and the world is fast
Some things just weren't made to last
But I've got you and you've got me
We're the lucky ones
We've got love
We're the lucky ones

Time is always flowing
to the open ocean
Hard to hold onto but easy to lose

And when nothing's workin'
so far from perfect
Everyday is a chance to love you while I can
I'm gonna love you all I can

Chorus:
Life is short and the world is fast
Some things just weren't made to last
But I've got you and you've got me
We're the lucky ones
We've got love
We're the lucky ones
We're the lucky ones

Chorus:
Life is short and the world is fast
Some things just weren't made to last
But I've got you and you've got me
We're the lucky ones

Life is short and the world is fast
Some things just weren't made to last
But I've got you and you've got me
We're the lucky ones
We've got love
We're the lucky ones

Discography

Greg Burroughs
"Startin' Today"
Released May 2008

Greg Burroughs
EP
Release TBA 2011
Lead Single - "The Lucky Ones"
College, Internet, Independent Radio

Set List

Available As Acoustic (1-3 Sets, 1-3 Members) or Full Band (1-4 Sets, 3-4 Members)

Originals:

The Lucky Ones
Tell Me Something Good
Follow
Wrecking Ball Walk
Long, Cold Summer
Little Behind
Until I Find You
Hillbilly Hollywood
We Had It All
Alright With Me
When It Rains
I Wanna Miss You
Bring Me Back to Life
Until Its Gone
Love Jumps
Give Me An Inch
Home
Coming Home
Lonely Long

Covers:

Hillbilly Bone
Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not
Am I The Only One
In Color
Long, Hot Summer
Knee Deep
Slide
Country Girl (Shake It For Me)
I'm Yours
Hold My Hand
Somebody Like You
So, So Long
Last Dance with Mary Jane
Free Falling
Wave on Wave
I Can See Clearly Now
Right Where I Need to Be
The Joker Medley
Pretty Good at Drinkin' Beer
Life Is A Highway
One Headlight
Roll With It
Right Where I Need to Be
Who Wouldn't Wanna Be Me
I Go Back
Please Come To Boston
Moon Dance
Brown Eyed Girl
Hotel California
You Look Good In My Shirt
Mid