Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out along with Break A String Records is pleased to announce the band’s latest album, It’s About Tyme, has reached#1 on the National Bluegrass Survey’s Top 15 Albums chart for December. Released September 4th, It’s About Tyme has been the fastest charting album in the band’s history, making its debut on the National Survey at #2 just last month.
It’s About Tyme gained immediate success when the first single, “Brown County Red,” debuted at #1 on Bluegrass Today’s Top 20 Monthly Songs chart just one month after its release earlier this year. The song continues to climb the National Bluegrass Survey’s Top 30 Songs chart coming in at #5 this month. Additionally, the latest single penned by Russell Moore, “I’m Leaving You And Fort Worth Too” is #1 on Bluegrass Today’s Top 20 Songs chart for December and #19 on theNational Bluegrass Survey’s Top 30 Songs chart this month.
Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out will celebrate 25 years of making ground-breaking music when the band commences their 2016 touring schedule. Moore, is the International Bluegrass Music Association’s most awarded male vocalist, taking home the award a record five times. As journalist Jon Weisberger recently stated, “…it’s more than just longevity that gets Russell Moore’s name out front. The man is, to put it simply, one of the finest singers you’ll ever hear, and he makes it seem positively effortless.” Joined by four unequivocally talented musicians with Wayne Benson on mandolin, Justen Haynes on fiddle, Keith McKinnon on banjo, and Jerry Cole on bass, this band continues to bring fresh music to the ears, while staying true to the tradition that has made them an industry favorite for over two decades.