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"Down and Out" by BIG WOOD is the second single from their debut record. This track is more of an upbeat rocker and features a strong performance by the band.
Gary Cornick - Guitars and Lead Vocals
Steve Short - Bass and Vocals
Joe Cloutier - Drums and Percussion
Down and Out was recorded by Kyle and Scotty at White Rabbit in California and produced by Mack in Europe. Mack is best known for his multi-platinum selling work with Queen, ELO, Extreme and Billy Squier.
BIG WOOD band members Gary Cornick, Steve Short and Joe Cloutier were fixtures on the Northern California club scene playing together in bands like Almaden Express and Starrider for big crowds every night. It was the live stage where they developed a reputation for bringing their unique brand of melodic rock music directly to the audience in a big way.
After several years touring together, the band members decided to head in different directions.
Their second shot at success started in 2004 during an impromptu reunion gig at Joe’s birthday party in San Francisco. “It was a great gig and everyone went crazy,” Joe recalls. “It was as if we had never stopped playing together.” The guys met again the following week and BIG WOOD was officially a band!
Over the next several years, the band spent a lot of time in the studio writing and recording new music for the debut release. They also played a number of live shows getting rave reviews as the headliner or opening act for major bands coming through the area.
WHERE TO GET IT:
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released 01 February 2014
Title: Down and Out (3:49)
Writers: Gerhard Schleifer, Gary Cornick
Engineers: Kyle Bowers, Scotty Smith at White Rabbit
Stephan Wissnet, Munich
Mastered: Eroc at Mastering Ranch
Record Label: BWP Records
Publishing: Blackwood (GEMA)
Artwork: Christian Bauer at Gravity Visual Communications
Photos: Clint Applegate (AWAAZ)