Oct 29, 2021
Chad Darou Releases Lyric Video and New Single
Nashville TN, 10-29-21: Chad Darou is no stranger in the bluegrass genre, and now with the first single from his upcoming album he showcases his instrumental strength. "North End Of A South Bound Train," is an upbeat modern version of a broken love story. Story about a girl who despite years of trying to fit in a town and a relationship where she couldn't. Instead, she decides to hitch a southbound train back to where she came from to find acceptance, and a better life.
Featuring Mallory Evans on lead vocal, Chad Darou on Dobro, Banjo, Mandolin, Bass and Harmony vocals, Kristin Darou on Harmony Vocals, Ray Legere on fiddle, and David Carey on Guitar. Mallory's lead vocals and Chad's arrangement and musical prowess coupled with Legere's fiddle work make this song a chart busting smash! Listen now on Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon Prime or wherever music is streamed. Pre-Order the upcoming album "Susquehanna Line" in our online store!
Chad Darou is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer originally from Seminole, FL now making his home in Susquehanna, PA. He began playing music at age 8. He is an elite Dobro™ (resonator guitar) player, but he plays all the bluegrass instruments. In 1982, at age 12 Chad performed at the 1982 World’s Fair in Knoxville, Tennessee, and on the Grand Ole Opry stage with Charlie Collins and Brother Oswald. In 1987, at age 17 Chad began performing with Bill Keith and Frank Wakefield as a member of the band Summit. Since then he has worked as a sideman with Del Reeves, Bill Harrell, The Gibson Brothers, Wheeler Creek, Bill Anderson, Boxcar Willie and James King. In 2016, Chad went on tour with the Dave Adkins band where he created a recognizable name for himself among his peers.
In 2018, Chad released his first solo project Raising the Bar on Bell Buckle Records, featuring guest artists Dave Adkins, Rick Faris, Greg Cahill, Valerie Smith, Cia Cherryholmes, Alecia Nugent, Jim VanCleve and others. His debut album released in the Bluegrass Today top 20 and the one single released from that album made it to #1. In 2021, Chad was signed with Turnberry Records. His upcoming album Susquehanna Line will feature some of the genres best lead vocalists as well as Darou's instrumental prowess on instruments and vocals.