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Moon Taxi, Founded at Belmont, Inks Deal With RCA Records

Tuesday, September 12, 2017   (0 Comments)
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Nashville-based five-piece rock band Moon Taxi has inked a major label deal with RCA Records.

Their latest single “Two High” has earned nearly 50 million streams on Spotify, and is in the Top 10 at Triple A Radio. The band has four previously-released albums, including 2015’s Daybreaker, which debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard New Artist chart.

The band’s songs have been used in commercials and TV spots for BMW, MLB, HBO Sports, NFL and McDonald’s, while the bandmembers have performed at festivals and events including Coachella, Governor’s Ball, Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits, Firefly, Hangout and more.

Moon Taxi was founded in 2006 by Trevor Terndrup (vocals, guitar), Tommy Putnam (bass), Spencer Thomson (guitar, programming), Tyler Ritter (drums), and Wes Bailey (keys) while attending Nashville’s Belmont University.

Article courtesy of Jessica Nicholson | MusicRow


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