Doc Walker – The 8th
- Studio Album
- Available Now
June 3, 2014
Canadian country legends Doc Walker are back with their new album “The 8th”! This long celebrated band has just released the albums second single “That’s How I Like It” to country radio to critical acclaim – fans are thrilled to have Doc Walker back! The album is available in stores and online now. Doc Walker will be hitting the road starting November 20th as part of the Bands On The Run Tour across Canada with The Road Hammers and Blackjack Billy!
With over 20 Top 10 singles, Doc Walker is one of the most recognized Canadian country acts of the past two decades. The group has received multiple Canadian Cerountry Music Awards, including Fans‟ Choice, Group or Duo of the Year, CMT Video of the Year, Single of the Year, and Country Music Program or Special of the Year. In addition, Doc Walker has been nominated for several JUNO Awards for Country Album of the Year, including a win in 2009 for the album Beautiful Life.
Even with several mantelpieces worth of hardware to their credit, and a growing international profile that has resulted in three Australian tours, the band refuses to rest on past laurels. “After a while the „tried and true‟ becomes „been there, done that,‟” guitarist Dave Wasyliw says. “With every new album we evolve to some degree. I think it‟s exciting to go to work and not know what‟s going to happen next.”
The band‟s seventh album, 16 & 1, released in 2011, was a bit of a sea change for the group musically, but still reflected the values that have made the band enduringly popular over time. Now, with Doc Walker’s eighth full length album, that includes the Top 10 hit “Put It Into Drive,” and the singles “Shake It Like It‟s Saturday Night,” and “That’s How I Like It.” “Our music speaks to the pride we have in our roots, and the gratitude we have to the fans,” says lead singer Chris Thorsteinson, “and that is the most important thing. At the end of the day, all we want to do is write a record that we love, and that we know our fans are going to love and want to sing along to.”
Doc Walker proudly plays with S.I.T Strings, In Tune Guitar Picks and Voltage Guitar Cabinets.