Mama-[Bones Owens]

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Missouri-bred and Nashville-based rock ‘n’ roller Bones Owens, has released his new single “Mama,” a follow-up to his debut album released one year ago this month. “Mama” combines everything you’ve come to love about Bones, including his modern cowboy- wild-west roughness, gritty guitar hooks, and nostalgic lyrics over a longing, warm voice. 

Owens expands on the track, “I wrote ‘Mama’ kinda early on in the lockdown and was thinking about life and death and it reminded me of some of the particularly sketchy times in my past where things could’ve gone another way and I wouldn’t be around anymore. I think the haunting nature of the song comes from mentally being back in this place of deep anxiety and uncertainty about survival. I think to most people, a mother is the universal symbol for protection and peace and it just felt right for the song to be like a one-way conversation with someone who once held all the answers. Now you’re out fending for yourself and the future, including your own grasp on reality and sanity, is unclear.”

Bones Owens is a full-tilt expression of rock-n-roll swagger with swinging rhythms, and crunchy, bite-sized riffs. He built up his resume and national following as a result of formidable guitar work with artists as eclectic as Yelawolf and Mikky Ekko. Bones Owens is currently on tour supporting Kaleo. You can check his website for a complete list of tour dates here. 

Check out “Mama” below