Chris Buck Band is a Canadian country music group from British Columbia, Canada composed of Chris Buck, and various band members.[1] Buck formed the band when he lost his best friend to cancer at age 13.[1][2] Their first single, "Caribbean Dream", was released in 2013.[3] It was included on their debut album, Buck Wild, released in June 2014.[3] Chris Buck Band won the 2014 British Columbia Country Music Association Award for Country Club Act of the Year.[4] At the 2015 BCCMA Awards, they won Country Club Act of the Year and Group/Duo of the Year.[5]

Chris Buck Band
OriginBritish Columbia, Canada
LabelsBailey Way, Royalty Records, Sakamoto Music
MembersChris Buck
Past membersPhillip Puxley
Michael Vanderlans
Paul Kinman
Taylor Allum
Ryan Stead
Matt Genereux

Their second single, "Leave Your Light On", was released in 2015.[3] It peaked at number 44 on the Billboard Canada Country chart.[6] They signed to Bailey Way Entertainment for the release of their next single, "Giddy Up".[2] It debuted on the Canada Country chart in February 2016.[6] In 2017 Chris Buck Band signed with Royalty Records and released their third single "That's When You Know" (Featuring Kira Isabella), which climbed the charts to number 19. In 2022, this song earned them a certified Canadian Gold Record. Chris Buck has been writing his own music since his first album, which earned him the Songwriter of the Year Award at the 2019 BCCMA Awards. In 2021 he signed a publishing deal in Nashville, Tennessee with Anthem Entertainment which took his creativity to new heights. Chris Buck Band signed with Sakamoto Music in 2021 and started writing and recoding his next studio album "Answers" with producer Jeremy Stover and RED Creative Group. In 2022, Chris Buck released four singles from "Answers"; "Can't Beat The View", "Thank God for Good Friends", "She Gone" and "Wild and Free". The album won 2023 BCCMA Country Music “Album of the Year”.

Discography edit

Studio albums edit

Title Details
Buck Wild
  • Release date: June 23, 2014
  • Label: self-released
Chris Buck Band
  • Release date: April 21, 2017
  • Label: Royalty
All In
  • Release date: February 8, 2019
  • Label: Royalty

Singles edit

Year Single Peak

2013 "Caribbean Dream" Buck Wild
2015 "Leave Your Light On" 40 Chris Buck Band
"Giddy Up" 38
2016 "Sun Sets Down" 34
2017 "That's When You Know" (featuring Kira Isabella) 19
2019 Good Old Days 33 All In
2022 "Can't Beat The View" Answers
2022 "Thank God For Good Friends" Answers
2023 "She Gone" Answers
2023 "Wild and Free" Answers
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Music videos edit

Year Video Director
2014 "Caribbean Dream" Dave McDonald/Jon Thomas
2016 "Giddy Up" Dermot King/Jon Thomas
2017 "That's When You Know"A
(featuring Kira Isabella)
David McDonald
2018 "RDNKN" David McDonald
2022 "Can't Beat the View" Stephano Barberis
2022 "Thank God For Good Friends" Dave Benedict
2023 "She Gone" Chrystal Leigh

References edit

  1. ^ a b Thompson, Eric (September 21, 2015). "Chris Buck Band makes its Pemberton debut". Whistler Question. Retrieved February 19, 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Chris Buck Band Biography". CMT. Retrieved February 19, 2016.
  3. ^ a b c "Summerland Festival of Lights presents: Chris Buck Band". Summerland Festival of Lights. Archived from the original on February 6, 2016. Retrieved February 19, 2016.
  4. ^ Landreville, Troy (October 22, 2014). "Langley country artists scoop up awards". Langley Advance. Archived from the original on March 3, 2016. Retrieved February 19, 2016.
  5. ^ Marchand, Francois (October 27, 2015). "Dallas Smith ropes in the wins at 2015 B.C. Country Music Awards". The Vancouver Sun. Retrieved February 19, 2016.
  6. ^ a b c "Chris Buck Band – Chart History (Canada Country)". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved February 19, 2016.

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