Overnight

Album: Uncaged (2012)
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  • Uncaged finds the Zac Brown Band adding a seventh member, percussionist Daniel de los Reyes, to their line up. De los Reyes had previously performed with the band as a touring musician and also worked with such acts as Earth, Wind & Fire, Sting and Jennifer Lopez. His addition to the already existing rhythm section of drummer Chris Fryar and bassist John Driskell Hopkins allowed the band to expand its sound into new territory. For instance this overtly sexual cut is ZBB's first shot at straight-up R&B. "They've really got to be smart about how they play so it doesn't get too busy," Zac Brown said of the band's rhythm section, "but it really creates a new kind of pulse within the band."
  • Modern Jazz/Soul virtuoso Trombone Shorty and the New Orleans star's horn section also guest on this R&B-inspired tune.

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