When life takes an unexpected turn, what are you supposed to do? This is a question that Arkansas native, Brad Byrd, had to ask himself. Moving through his twenties, Brad faced the difficulties of disappointment, heartache and loss of direction like everyone does. The difference? In order to cope and move forward, he turned to songwriting. Now 26, he is taking his first steps towards pursuing a career as a performer and professional songwriter.
"Songwriting used to be very intrinsic, very selfish. I was just wanting to process everything in my life and I needed an outlet. I ended up having the courage after a few years to share my songs with some friends and they continued to say things like 'I relate to this' or 'You need to share these songs. They can help someone.' At that point, my songwriting became more honest and reflective of how my experiences have shaped me. I genuinely hope people hear my music and feel less alone in whatever they're going through. That's the hope."
Back in October of 2017, Brad released his first single, called "See The Light". A month later, he released his first EP of original songs, entitled "Silhouettes". The EP features the single "See The Light" as well as the 2017 Alchemy Songwriting Competition "Best Alternative/Rock" song and "Fan Favorite" winner "Ghost Dancer". You can listen to Silhouettes on all major streaming platforms now!
All songs written by Brad Byrd. Produced and mixed by Matt Huber. Mastered by Michael Curtis. Vocals: Brad Byrd, Guest Vocals on "Waves": Tiffany Lee, Guitars: Brad Byrd and Matt Huber, Keys: Brad Byrd, Matt Huber, and Michael Hoover, Bass: Matt Huber and Michael Hoover, Drums: Michael Hoover and Brandon "Bear" Alanis.
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