Dan Chandler – Vocals
Parker Lauzon – Guitar
V – Guitar
Joe Pitter – Bass
Howard “H-Bomb” Davis – Drums
Evans Blue is back and better than ever with frontman Dan Chandler securely in place. The St. Louis singer was selected after an extensive nationwide search, and he makes his debut on band’s third album evans|blue.
According to guitarist Parker Lauzon, “The transition was virtually flawless; Chandler is an easy guy to get along with, and he keeps a very open mind when it comes to songwriting, which is refreshing.” Chandler adds, “I think you just click with some people, and in this case it really feels like there’s a mutual respect between everyone in the group. It feels like I have known these guys longer than I have.”
Like the band’s first two albums, evans|blue was produced by Trevor Kustiak, but there is something noticeably different – aside from the new voice – as if an evolution has taken place within the sound. The new album stays true to Evans Blue’s core fans with signature dark and heavy riffs, but it is simultaneously uplifting.
Chandler cites “confusing kindness for weakness,” “love and losing it,” and “finding comfort in difficult times” as some of the recurring themes on the album, but he is quick to note that “the beauty of music is that we all interpret songs or relate to them in our own personal way.”
Evans Blue will hit the road again in Spring 2011. Meanwhile, the band will launch their new single “Say It" in March. evans|blue is in stores throughout North America and on iTunes and all major digital outlets now, and Evans Blue is poised and ready to show the world that the third one really is the charm.