Premiere: “Let’s Get Out Of Here” by Jamie McLean Band

In the midst of a cold and dreary winter, and just when the world-famous weather-forecasting groundhog’s shadow has predicted that there’s no end in sight, guitar-wielding blue-eyed soul man Jamie McLean comes through with a little ray of sunshine with his new single, “Let’s Get Out Of Here,” a modernized boy-meets-girl story.  The tune is featured on McLean’s forthcoming album, One And Only, out February 23rd.

“A fella is interested in a lady. There’s some dancing. Her friends are around to judge a bit. There’s so more dancing. He proposes that they take this party elsewhere,” McLean explains of the song. “It’s funny. When I started this song it had almost a reggae feel to it. I was working with Brett Dennen at the time and almost thought about giving him the song instead of recording it myself,” he continues. “I kept hearing a sax solo on this one so I called up my buddy Jeff Coffin from Dave Matthews Band. He totally kills it! Perfect summer vibe!”

As it happens, the band relied on their drummer to keep them focused on the summery vibe. “He played the entire song with a whistle in his mouth. You can hear it at the very end,” McLean reveals. “We kept asking him ‘what time does beach volleyball start?’ By the end of the song he was drooling and looked like a Saint Bernard,” he adds with a laugh. “It kept the whole song beachy and fun.”

Recorded at the famed Sound Emporium studios in Nashville, One And Only captures the band’s strongest songwriting to date. The album was produced by Ken Coomer of Wilco and features not only saxophonist Coffin, but Sam Bush as well. The Jamie McLean Band will tour behind their new album throughout North America this year, check below for a list of upcoming dates.

Without further ado, Mother Church Pew proudly presents “Let’s Get Out Of Here” by the Jamie McLean Band:

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FEB 13
Revelry Room
w/ Marc Broussard
Tuesday, 8:00PM
Chattanooga, TN
FEB 14
Bijou Theatre
w/ Marc Broussard
Wednesday, 8:00PM
Knoxville, TN
FEB 16
Diana Worthham Theater
w/ Marc Broussard
Friday, 7:00PM
Asheville, NC
FEB 17
McGlohon Theater
w/ Marc Broussard
Saturday, 8:00PM
Charlotte, NC
FEB 18
Terminal West
w/ Marc Broussard
Sunday, 8:00PM
Atlanta, GA
FEB 19
The Local Nashville
Monday, 9:00PM
Nashville, TN
FEB 21
Blue Note Grill
Wednesday, 8:00PM
Durham, NC
FEB 22
Hill Country DC
Thursday, 8:30PM
Washington, DC
FEB 23
Blue 5
Friday, 9:00PM
Roanoke, VA
FEB 24
Cary Street Cafe
Saturday, 9:30PM
Richmond, VA
FEB 28
Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
Wednesday, 8:30PM
New York, NY
Port City Music Hall
Thursday, 8:00PM
Portland, ME
Atwood’s Tavern
Saturday, 9:30PM
Cambridge, MA
Sellersville Theater
Sunday, 7:00PM
Sellersville, PA
MAR 14
Pearl Street Warehouse
Wednesday, 8:00PM
Washington, DC
MAR 15
Doc Taylor’s
Thursday, 9:00PM
Virginia Beach, VA
MAR 16
Avalon Theatre
Friday, 7:30PM
Easton, MD
MAR 17
World Cafe Live
Saturday, 7:00PM
Philadelphia, PA

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