Bright Sunny South – Laney and Bishop

by | 19 Jun, 2024 | 0 comments

Laney and Bishop

Laney and Bishop have released their debut single Bright Sunny South.

Laney and Bishop have released their debut single under the Sound Biscuit label, Bright Sunny South. This poignant and evocative song showcases the exceptional talents of Danielle Bishop on vocals and fiddle, Colby Laney on guitar, Aaron Ramsey on mandolin, Cory Walker on banjo, and Jeff Partin on resophonic guitar and bass

Bright Sunny South captures a deep sense of longing and nostalgia for the narrator’s homeland. The lyrics steeped in themes of love, loss and an enduring bond with the places we call home, reflect the narrator’s unwavering affection for their homeland despite the passage of time and life’s hardships. This heartfelt desire to return and be laid to rest in the embrace of the bright sunny south will resonate deeply with listeners.

Bright Sunny SouthLaney and Bishop have a rich heritage and deep roots in the Blue Ridge Mountains just outside of Asheville. Both artists were raised in vibrant musical communities with fathers who were integral parts of the local music scene. Colby Laney and Danielle Bishop, despite performing with many of the same musicians for over a decade, did not meet until the fall of 2022. Their serendipitous meeting has now blossomed into a powerful musical partnership.

Fans can preview and download the new single here.

About Laney and Bishop

Danielle Bishop is an acclaimed fiddler having won numerous titles at prestigious events like Fiddlers Grove, the Galax Fiddlers Convention and the Georgia Mountain State Fair. She made history as the youngest to win Fiddler of the Festival at Fiddlers Grove and has been featured in The New York Times.

Colby Laney, with his extensive performance history, has graced the stages of the Grand Ole Opry, the Ryman and has performed across almost the entire lower 48 states before turning 25. Laney is also a celebrated songwriter known for hits including the #1 song Rich Man’s Daughter, earning accolades such as IBMA Emerging Artist of the Year and Song of the Year with the group Volume Five.

The duo has been enchanting regional audiences as Laney and Bishop, performing in locations such as Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Knoxville, Asheville, and Atlanta. Their music reflects their shared roots and their unique journeys culminating in their first single release. Interestingly, the acronym LAB for Laney and Bishop reflects their mutual love for dogs, particularly Labradors. The couple owns six Labradors who often join them at their performances, adding a unique charm to their shows.

About Sound Biscuit:

Sound Biscuit, as a GRAMMY nominated recording studio and independent record label, remains committed to nurturing and promoting exceptional bluegrass, country, americana and folk talent. With a dedication to preserving traditions while encouraging innovation, Sound Biscuit is thrilled to present “Bright Sunny South” as the latest addition to it’s catalog.


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