Red dirt rockers Cody Canada & The Departed premiered the music video for “Staring Down the Sun” today on CMT.com.
The song is featured on the band’s debut album “This Is Indian Land,” coming out Tuesday on Apex Music/Underground Sound.
The band, which features former Cross Canadian Ragweed frontman Cody Canada and bassist Jeremy Plato, pays tribute to great Oklahoma songwriters like the Red Dirt Rangers, Bob Childers, Leon Russell, J.J. Cale, Kevin Welch, Tom Skinner and more on the album.
The Departed will celebrate and perform with many of the songwriters featured on the album at a semi-private show Tuesday night at Cain’s Ballroom in Tulsa. The Departed then will play public CD release concerts Wednesday at Cain’s and Thursday at Oklahoma City’s Wormy Dog Saloon.
To read my recent interview with Canada, click here.
Look for my review of “This Is Indian Land” in the coming days.