Mockingbird Sun is: Charlie Berry, Brett Taylor, and Truck Roley. The mockingbird is the state bird of both Texas and Tennessee. Charlie and Brett both hail from Dallas, while Truck calls Nashville home. The guys came together through collaborations with CMA/ACM Song of the Year winner and Grammy & Oscar nominated songwriter Tom Douglas (‘The House That Built Me.’ ‘I Run To You,’ ‘Southern Voice’).
Their most recent single, “That Girl Tonight,” (co-written by Mockingbird Sun and Tom Douglas) was released regionally in Texas through SunFire Entertainment, and went Top 20 on the Texas Music Chart. Their latest single, “Hard Habit to Break,” was released in August 2012.
The band’s most recent release, The Muscle Shoals EP, produced by Mac McAnally (Jimmy Buffett, Sawyer Brown, Kenny Chesney), was released digitally September 6, 2011. In its first week, the album went to #18 on the iTunes Country Albums Chart, and #77 on the iTunes All7Genre Album Chart. Their debut single “Lucky Guy” was written by Grammy Award winning songwriter Liz Rose (Taylor Swift) and Mockingbird Sun. The song was released to secondary radio markets and promoted through GrassRoots Promotion and was in rotation at nearly 100 stations across the country, along with CMT Pure, GAC, and TCN.