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  1. August: Osage County Soundtrack Out...

    Fri, Jan 10, 2014 at 10:25 AM
    The August: Osage County Soundtrack, featuring JD & The Straight Shot's "Violet's Song" is out now via Columbia Records. Pick up the album on iTunes, Amazon, or your preferred online retailer now!
     
     
    1. Himmon, TX – Bon Iver
    2. Last Mile Home – Kings Of Leon
    3. Lay Down Sally – Eric Clapton
    4. Don’t Let Go – Deron Johnson, Adam Taylor
    5. The Kiss – Adam Taylor
    6. The Stroke – Billy Squier
    7. Gawd Above – John Fullbright
    8. The Decision – Adam Taylor
    9. Forward – Adam Taylor
    10. Violet’s Song – JD and the Straight Shot
    11. Can’t Keep It Inside – Benedict Cumberbatch
    12. End Credits – Gustavo Santaolalla
    13. And Then They’re Here – Gustavo Santaolalla
    14. Barb Balcony – Gustavo Santaolalla

     

  2. 6 Shows Announced At The Forum In...

    Wed, Jan 8, 2014 at 9:51 AM

    JD & The Straight Shot have announced that they will be joining the Eagles in Los Angeles this month to re-open The Fabulous Form! Dates and tickets below:

    January 15th  Tickets
    January 17th  Tickets
    January 18th  Tickets
    January 22nd  Tickets
    January 24th  Tickets
    January 25th  Tickets

  3. "Violet's Song" Premiere on The...

    Mon, Dec 16, 2013 at 3:07 PM

    Listen to JD & The Straight Shot's new track "Violet's Song" from the August: Osage County Soundtrack on The Hollywood Reporter

    August: Osage County is a look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Oklahoma house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them. The song, co-written by James Dolan and Marc Copley, takes the point of view of lead character Violet - played by Meryl Streep.

    "The character Violet is a study in family dysfunction. She has abused herself and her family for 30 years. 'Violet’s Song' is written from her point of view," Dolan tells THR. "Refusing to see the pain in her life, she drives her entire family away with denial and anger that stretches all the way back to her own childhood.” - James Dolan

    "'Violet's Song' was inspired by the character Violet, and her role as the centerpiece of her family's dysfunction, while supported by the rich musical tradition and landscape of Oklahoma.” - Marc Copley

  4. August: Osage County Soundtrack

    Tue, Dec 3, 2013 at 7:59 AM
    JD & The Straight Shot is pleased to announce that their new track "Violet's Song" will be included on the August: Osage County Soundtrack alongside music from Eric Clapton, Kings Of Leon, Bon Iver and more! Full track listing included below.
     
    August: Osage County based on Tracy Lett’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play is directed by John Wells and stars Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Sam Shepard, Juliette Lewis, Julianne Nichols, Ewan McGregor, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Cooper, Abigal Breslin and Dermot Mulroney.
     
    The soundtrack is due out January 7th via Columbia Records, but a pre-order is available now through Amazon.com at http://amzn.to/187SUR9
     
     
    1. Himmon, TX – Bon Iver
    2. Last Mile Home – Kings Of Leon
    3. Lay Down Sally – Eric Clapton
    4. Don’t Let Go – Deron Johnson, Adam Taylor
    5. The Kiss – Adam Taylor
    6. The Stroke – Billy Squier
    7. Gawd Above – John Fullbright
    8. The Decision – Adam Taylor
    9. Forward – Adam Taylor
    10. Violet’s Song – JD and the Straight Shot
    11. Can’t Keep It Inside – Benedict Cumberbatch
    12. End Credits – Gustavo Santaolalla
    13. And Then They’re Here – Gustavo Santaolalla
    14. Barb Balcony – Gustavo Santaolalla
     

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