January 31, 2019
Just Released! "Chasing You", the very first single from JJ Cale's new posthumous album of all previously unreleased songs. The new album, STAY AROUND, will be released by Because Music on April 26, 2019. For now, enjoy the video to "Chasing You". The single is OUT NOW!
BECAUSE MUSIC ANNOUNCES STAY AROUND, A NEW COLLECTION OF PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED JJ CALE SONGS, AND THE FIRST CALE ALBUM SINCE 2009’S ROLL ON, OUT APRIL 26
Posthumous Album Compiled By Those Closest to Him - His Widow, Musician Christine Lakeland Cale, and Friend and Longtime Manager Mike Kappus
Album’s Debut Single, “Chasing You,” Out Now
Because Music announces Stay Around, the first posthumous release of works by beloved songwriter, guitarist, and singer JJ Cale, compiled by those closest to him - his widow, musician Christine Lakeland Cale, and friend and longtime manager, Mike Kappus (out April 26, 2019). Because Music today released the official video for the album’s debut single, “Chasing You,” featuring footage of Cale touring and performing across the U.S. The video is a breezily bittersweet glimpse at the life of the artist - who died in 2013 and left behind a vital, resounding legacy. READ FULL PRESS RELEASE
STAY AROUND, STAY CONNECTED
Q: Which living person do you most admire?
A: JJ Cale.
- Eric Clapton in Vanity Fair
Who was JJ Cale?
The legendary singer, songwriter and guitarist, JJ Cale passed away on July 26, 2013 but the legacy he left behind is a treasured one for fans that has and no doubt will continue to inspire upcoming artists as well as rock icons around the world. Rolling Stone has stated that "his influence is immeasurable," a point reinforced by the fact that a genre-spanning list of stars including Neil Young, Eric Clapton, Lynyrd Skynyrd, John Mayer, Johnny Cash, Captain Beefheart, Santana, The Allman Brothers, Jerry Garcia, The Band, Chet Atkins, Freddie King, Beck, Band of Horses, Jose Feliciano, George Thorogood & The Destroyers, Waylon Jennings, Clarence Gatemouth Brown, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Bobby "Blue" Bland, Lee Fields, Widespread Panic, John Mayall and many more have covered his timeless music…