Bucky Covington is that most remarkable of entertainers a man known and loved as much for his engaging personality as for his formidable talent. The talent has shone through on three hit singles that have helped push his debut album toward gold status; his undeniable likeability and his ability to wear his stardom as comfortably as his jeans has done the rest. Both come together on stage, where the long-haired North Carolinian with the rocker s charisma and the country boy charm thrills old and new fans alike as he criss-crosses the country.
With his first album, Bucky earned a place in the forefront of a new generation of country singers. His debut album scored three consecutive Top 10 hits, including A Different World . He became the best-selling debut artist of the class of 2007, with the best first-week sales and highest Top 200 debut for any male country artist in 15 years.
Now, his highly anticipated sophomore project reflects the added depth and maturity Bucky brings to the table.
Tracks like Drinking Side of Country, the duet with Shooter Jennings, and the irrepressible “I Wanna Be That Feeling, represent Bucky at his finest, showcasing a singer bringing true passion to a lyric that offers up a real slice of life as well as the feeling of youthfulness that freedom and love conjures in us all.
Through his work with Help The Good Guys, Bucky will also donate proceeds from the first week sales of his new record to the International Association of Fire Fighters Charitable Fund, benefitting our brave neighborhood heroes who keep our communities safe each and every day.
Many fans have watched him from his first days as a finalist on American Idol, and have seen him mature as an artist and yet maintain the unspoiled outlook that makes him the complete package the guy next door with talent and charisma to burn. As he comes into his own both musically and personally, Bucky Covington is more than fulfilling the promise he brought to the table initially, and he continues to establish himself as one of the most exciting and important young performers on the contemporary country scene.
His Debut single “I Wanna Be That Feeling” is already making waves at Country Radio, GAC-TV,. and CMT/CMT Pure and the new album drops Sep 11, 2012 on eOne Music.