Album of the Day 01.28.14: Croz

Today, David Crosby releases “Croz,” his first solo studio album in 20 years. The album features 11 new original songs, released as a digital and physical release on Blue Castle Records, the label Crosby co-founded with Graham Nash in 2011.

In support of “Croz,” Crosby and his touring band will be performing on a series of dates through early 2014.

David Crosby’s career first started with The Byrds in 1964. Around 1968 Crosby left The Byrds and started jamming with Stephen Stills and Graham Nash. They released Crosby, Stills & Nash which spawned two Top 40 hit singles. The three were joined by Neil Young in 1969, they became  known as Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, releasing Deja Vu, which hit number 1 on the charts. Crosby released his first solo album in 1971, “If I Could Only Remember My Name,” featuring contributions from Nash, Young, Joni Mitchell and members of Jefferson Airplane, the Grateful Dead and Santana. 

When talking about “Croz,” in an interview with Rolling Stone, Crosby said, “I have this stuff that I need to get off my chest.” The album features eleven new tracks, a number of iconic players including guitarist Mark Knopfler and trumpeter Wynton Marsalis.

Find out more about “Croz,” below. Purchase “Croz” here today.

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