Ruby Force has shared the official video for “Cowboy” from the upcoming release with American Songwriter.
This is my first music video so it was DIY from the ground up, but so much fun to get to boss my friends around in a nice way all day. I got so lucky and had so much fun and I hope I get to make more little movies soon,” Ruby Force’s Erin McLaughlin says about the video.
Ruby Force will release her debut album “Evolutionary War” on June 23rd...the album is also available to pre-order now at Bandcamp.
Force, the musical brainchild of Erin McLaughlin, captures her personal journey of self-discovery…marked by a maturity and ease in tone, lyrics that elicit confidence in the midst of questions, and a flirty playfulness that will melt anyone’s heart. All this…with an invitation to listen and engage in her twisted tales of life and love, lost and gained.
“Evolutionary War” is Ruby Force’s debut ten-song record. It transports a listener through McLaughlin’s own experiences…from her upbringing in the yellow-hued fields of the Southwest, through the dank, fluoresced streets of urban metropolises, and across a myriad of international seas.
After the first pass through “Evolutionary War”, it is clear that we are witnessing only the emergence of an exciting new artist, as the songs weave through a host of familiar musical genres creating an exciting hybrid of past, present and future. If this independently produced release is any indication, the future is glittered with Ruby Force,’ states Eli Thomson.
Enlisting the collaboration of musical luminaries such as Elijah Thomson (Everest, Delta Spirit, Father John Misty), Richard Swift (The Black Keys, The Shins, The Archs, Foxygen), Frank Lenz (Pedro The Lion) and Sean Watkins (Nickel Creek), McLaughlin keeps good company on the sojourn as these creative partners inject a wealth of heart, brains and guts into her already soul-wrenching compositions.
Ruby Force has announced summer tour dates including a record release show taking place June 24th at the Hotel Cafe in Los Angeles.