South Carolina pop-rockers Needtobreathe served as the opener for part of Taylor Swift‘s last sold-out arena tour, and while they’ll never be a ‘country’ band, the direction hinted at in new single “Drive All Night” is certainly arena-anthem territory. Positively Springsteenian in tenor and tone (not to mention the title’s the same as an old Bruce song), it’s the kind of windows-down, foot-to-the-floor rock that used to blast out of pickup trucks before they went ‘boom’ with bass tracks instead.
Hear for yourself as they’re streaming the track on their website here, complete with lyrics…
The new album The Reckoning comes out September 20th on Atlantic Records.
Here’s a live take on the new song:
And a recent Swift concert opening set in Montreal yielded this: