“The new Sister Hazel EP â€œWindâ€ is aptly namedâ€¦ As soon as the melodies hit, you instantly feel like youâ€™re on a road trip with the windows rolled down, wind blowing through your hair, singing along like youâ€™ve known these songs your entire life. Itâ€™s the perfect soundtrack to transition from a carefree summer to a cozy fall.”Â Â Country Music Tattle Tale
â€œOverall, the EP “Wind” is a creative way to draw listeners into a thematic musical journey, which draws from a variety of emotions and visuals.”Â Nashville Country ClubÂ
“The EP “Wind” shows the maturity of the sound of Sister Hazel while still holding onto the traditional sound and emotional lyrics that have kept fans hanging on for over 20 years.”Charleston Daily
“Wind” is an excellent new composition by Sister Hazel that solidifies their place in music history. Their unique sound and style has been updated to a genuinely delightful collection of songs that are sure to keep all fans, old and new, wanting more.â€Â SC Music Guide
Platinum-selling band,Â Sister Hazel, released their new EP,Wind,Â TODAY. The six-track EP is the follow-up to theirÂ BillboardÂ chart-topping EP,Â Water.Â The new EP is Volume II of a collectible compilation series titled, â€œElements,â€ and includes a bonus seventh track that will continue throughout the series.Â WindÂ was produced by Sister Hazel and Ben Jackson and includes writer contributions from Billy and Randy Montana, Marti Frederiksen,Â Jim McCormick, and more. The new EPÂ is available for purchaseÂ HEREÂ and is also on all streaming services. To celebrate the release of the new music the band will make their third Grand Ole Opry appearance onWednesday, September 12. They will also be meeting fans and signing copies of their new EP,Â Wind, in the Opry Shop following the show.Â Tickets are availableÂ HERE.
With contributions from some of Nashvilleâ€™s heavy-hitter songwriters, Sister Hazel embraces their roots and Florida music influences onÂ Wind. Delivering exquisite musicianship and shining signature harmonies throughout, each song is a standout. From the upbeat, driving, â€œCome a Day,â€ and the comforting first single, â€œSmall Town Living,â€ to the epic tender ballad, â€œIn Two,â€ and the working manâ€™s anthem, â€œMidnightÂ Again,â€ the collectible EP is an exceptional addition to fan playlists. Watch the band discuss the stories behind the songs onÂ NashVegas,Nashville Noise, andÂ You Sing I Write.
1. “Come a Day”
2. “Small Town Living”
3.Â “Whirlwind Girl”
4.Â “In Two”
5.Â “You’ll be Safe Here”
6.Â “MidnightÂ Again”
7. “Elements II” (I’m Free)
Sister Hazelâ€™s Elements: First There Was Water, Now Comes Wind. The albumâ€™s first track â€œCome A Day,â€ is sure to please their loyal fans, affectionately called Hazelnuts, as well as new listeners who are looking for a rocking, country song about getting through those hard times and the sweettomorrowÂ when all the tough times will be over and you can savor life with your loved one.Â The Country Note
“This is some of the best work they have ever done, especially “Small Town Living” and “Whirlwind Girl.â€New Country Brew
â€œWith “Wind” you get again a fresh breeze of finest Sister Hazel compositions. And since life has a total of four elements, you may in principle be eagerly awaiting what Block, Copeland & Co. will soon have to offer in terms of ‘fire’ and ‘earth’ musical ideas.”Â Sounds of SouthÂ Â
Sister Hazel On Tour:
09.07.18Â – Lexington, KY – CTK Oktoberfest 09.08.18Â – Clarksville, TN – McGregor Park Riverwalk 09.12.18Â – Nashville, TN – Grand Ole Opry 09.14.18Â – Gainesville, FL – Lyrics For Life An Evening For Making Music Matter 09.15.18Â – Carteret, NJ – Carteret Park 09.21.18Â – Waco, TX – The Backyard 09.22.18Â – Grand Prairie, TX – Epic Central Park 09.23.18Â – The Colony, TX – Lava Cantina 09.27.18Â – Norwalk, CT – Wall Street Theater 09.28.18Â – Warrendale, PA – Jergel’s Rhythm Grille 09.29.18Â – Bethel, NY – In The MKNG Festival 11.01.18Â – Billings, MT – Pub Ballroom 11.02.18Â – Great Falls, MT – 2018 Harvest Howl – Four Seasons Arena 11.03.18Â – Seattle, WA – Nectar’s 11.04.18Â – Portland, OR – Revolution Hall 11.09.18Â – Ponte Vedra, FL – Ponte Vedra Concert Hall 11.10.18Â – Pompano Beach, FL – Grid Iron Grill Off – Pompano Beach Amphitheater 11.15.18Â – St. Pete Beach, FL – St. Pete Beach BikeFest 11.16.18Â – Bonita Springs, FL – Southwest Florida Event Center 11.17.18Â – Kingsland, GA – Kingsland Catfish Festival 11.29.18Â – Birmingham, AL – Iron City 11.30.18Â – Memphis, TN – Minglewood Hall
About Sister Hazel:
Originating from Gainesville, FL, Sister Hazel is comprised of five gifted, seasoned musicians whose well-spring of natural talent has been called “one of the Top 100 Most Influential Independent Performers of the last 15 years” byÂ Performing Songwriter Magazine.Â Song “All for You,” topped the adult alternative charts during the summer of 1997 and the success propelled their album to platinum status. In their first showing on the country music charts they made a strong debut with â€œLighter In The Darkâ€ at #4 onÂ Billboardâ€™sÂ Top Country Albums chart, #6 onÂ Billboardâ€™sÂ Independent Albums chart, #30 onÂ Billboard’sÂ Top Current Albums chart and #79 on theÂ BillboardÂ 200 album chart. The band landed onÂ Billboardâ€™sÂ Top Country Albums Chart again in 2016 with â€œUnplugged From Daryl’s House Clubâ€ at #75. In February 2018, â€œWater,â€ Volume I of a collectible compilation series titled, â€œElements,â€ landed on theÂ BillboardÂ Country Albums chart at #9 and at #2 onÂ Billboardâ€™sÂ Independent Albums chart along with making their debut on the most revered stage in country music, the Grand Ole Opry. Living up to their fan-centered reputation, the band was a pioneer in the themed cruise industry by co-founding “The Rock Boat” and annually hosts events like the â€œHazelnut Hang,â€ and “Camp Hazelnut” that focuses on creating unique experiences and interacting with the fans. Sister Hazel has been equally attentive to connecting with their audience through social media having amassed over a million social followers. In addition to the events and touring, the band also gives back with â€œLyrics For Life.â€ Founded by singer Ken Block, the charity unites musicians and celebrities for concerts and auctions to benefit cancer research and patient-care charities.