Les Lucky's FRETS & HAMMERS Climbs the RMR National Charts
American roots rock recording artist Les Lucky has reentered the Root Music Report's Weekly National Charts. Following it's five month stint on RMR's multi-genre in 2013 and garnering airplay on FM stations across the United States, Les Lucky's debut Frets and Hammers has returned to the RMR National Charts in March of 2014. In February 2014, the album went into the Top 50 on three of their charts: their national Roots Rock chart (as high as #19), their national Rock chart (as high as #32), and their New York State chart (at least as high as #10). Currently, Frets & Hammers is #28 on the national Roots Rock chart and #27 on their NYS chart.
The album's title is a reference to his two main instruments, guitar and piano. Frets and Hammers features a mix of songs that showcase the breath and depth of Les Lucky's songwriting and instrumental artistry. It's lyrics and vocals are at turns tongue-in-cheek, sly, revelatory, accusatory, regretful, paranoid and beyond. The songs cover many genres including rock, blues, folk and Americana, but it's underlying continuity is clear. Les Lucky has taken his many influences and melded them into a style that is uniquely his own.
Frets and Hammers has also received airplay on international radio, including stations in Canada and Europe. Music directors and radio hosts have played multiple tracks off the album including "Lone Wolf", "I'll Take My Chances", and "Something Here Ain't Right." Radio stations across the globe have discovered an exciting new voice in American music and his name is Les Lucky.