SONG PREMIERE: Rising Americana Outfit The Davisson Brothers Band Team Up With Tim O’Brien and Lindsay Lou on Country-leaning “Cross My Heart”

When it came down to telling the story of their home and exactly what it means to them, the Davisson Brothers Band took great pride in not only correcting any misunderstandings but painting a true and downright fun picture of everything from their humble mountain roots to their present Americana rock reality. Their upcoming album Home Is Where The Heart Is (due out April 28th on Rollin’ The Dice Records) does just that, pulling twelve tracks straight from the Davisson Brothers’ world and wrapping them in their most authentic sound to date. Created like a declaration of musical independence—a national anthem for the Appalachian way of life—Home Is Where The Heart Is is the masterpiece the band has worked toward their whole career, and after working hard to earn the respect of their peers, it wasn’t done alone.

Produced by wildly popular songwriter and recording artist Brent Cobb and Nashville’s legendary recording studio character David “Ferg” Ferguson, Home Is Where The Heart Is finds the Davisson Brothers Band—brothers Chris and Donnie Davisson on lead guitar and lead vocals, respectively, their nephew Gerrod Bee on bass and life-long family friend Aaron Regester on drums—joined in the studio by bluegrass and jam-band royalty to help round out their “mountain rock” Americana sound.

Today Glide is excited to premiere the standout track “Cross My Heart,” which finds the band joined by none other than Tim O’Brien on mandolin and bouzouki and Lindsay Lou on backup vocals. Written in a moment of father and son bonding, the song fuses a lived in Americana realness with a touch of modern country. There is also a soulful touch that comes from the impassioned harmonies, simple but poignant organ, and a triumphantly blues-laden guitar solo. Impressively, the band layers in sounds to add to the emotional impact of the music. But, this being a Brent Cobb production, vocals come front and center, resulting in a stirring tune that is sure to resonate.

Donnie Davisson describes the inspiration behind the tune:

“Cross my heart was written by my son Nick and I at my house sitting in the living room, we were hanging out on the couch, and I had the hook in my head, “I cross my heart and I hope to die” which was a popular saying/slang my generation would often say. I wasn’t sure if Nick would get it or understand it but he did! Seemed like the song came to life fast and easy!”


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  1. Donnie & Chris Davisson you guys & band are AWESOME & so proud to say we have had the pleasure of knowing Donnie & Chris as kids growing up & following the milestones they have taken along their journey’s & giving their all to their family & fans & keep getting better. Heads up guys keep on keeping on stay safe & healthy !! we love you !

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