Oklahoma native, Stoney LaRue, released his eOne Nashville debut album, AVIATOR, on Monday, October 27. Aviator brings together what Stoney calls a "Bob Dylan meets Tom Petty" LaRue style to his well-crafted tunes. The album is produced by Frank Liddell (Miranda Lambert, Lee Ann Womack, David Nail, Chris Knight)and Mike McCarthy (Spoon, Patty Griffin, Heartless Bastards, The Features) and marks a new season in LaRue’s storied career as one of the top acts to hail from the Texas Music scene. "I want that human element to still be apparent in my writing," says LaRue. And for how he views his music he states, "everybody experiences it differently,” and to him, "that is what music is all about." The album also features a special track called "Studio A Trouble Time JAM" that was recorded at Nashville's historic Studio A.
Stoney is known to burn up the honky-tonks, captivate an audience in a hallowed listening room or ignite an arena; his abilities to capture the audience are what have kept him on the road for over a decade captivating audiences and establishing his place on the map of respected artists that truly have something to say in their words and music.The award-winning chart topper singer-songwriter has recently been featured in People Magazine, Rolling Stone, Country Weekly, Best In Texas and more and is currently on a national tour.
The Oklahoma born singer/songwriter is the reigning Male Vocalist of the Year for the Texas Regional Radio Awards. LaRue has signed with Entertainment One Music, a TV development, film distribution and worldwide music company with offices in New York, LA, Toronto, Nashville and London.
LaRue is no stranger to the spotlight as his 2011 self-released Velvet debuted at #3 on the iTunes chart, as well as top 15 on the overall Billboard Country Music Chart. Additionally, the Texas Regional Radio Awards named Velvet, Album of the Year, along with his Male Vocalist award in 2012. Stoney has sold more than 400,000 albums and tracks and has a large social media following.