Love and Theft

Country Music #CMchat was incredibly lucky to kick off our ROCKtober with Stephen Barker Liles and Eric Gunderson (collectively country music duo Love and Theft)! We could not have asked for a better beginning to this month’s unbelievably beautiful lineup of artists that the #CMchat community loves and has been requesting.

Before our chat, we knew that we were spending an hour with two men who have experienced nothing short of admirable accomplishments since the introduction of Love and Theft to the country music industry. We are talking about a duo that has received numerous ACM, CMA, and CMT Award nominations and is currently nominated for the CMA Award’s Vocal Duo of the Year — for the third consecutive year.

What has led to Love and Theft’s award nomination success? A plethora of notable songs, starting right out the gate. The duo first hit the scene with runaway Top 10 single “Runaway,” which was followed soon thereafter by Number 1 platinum-selling single, “Angel Eyes.” The duo’s self-titled debut album was a treasure chest of gems for country music fans, also yielding singles “If You Ever Get Lonely,” “Running Out of Air,” and “Amen.” Love and Theft’s newest single, “Night That You’ll Never Forget,” (written by a couple of Nashville’s finest, Dallas Davidson and Ashley Gorley) is the lead single off Liles’ and Gunderson’s sophomore album.

Our #CMchat #Twitterview with Stephen and Eric was amazing, as we were able to learn so much more about this fantastically talented duo during the time we spent together. Did you know that Love and Theft’s dream collaboration is with the Eagles — just one of the classic rock bands that have influenced Stephen and Eric? And how phenomenal would that Crossroads be?! We also loved hearing that the most epic moments in their career so far have been finding out that “Angel Eyes” reached Number 1 and receiving their platinum plaque for the single.

Want to hear what Stephen and Eric have to say about their wives? Their children? Their upcoming tour? Look no further than right here, as we present to you the Country Music #CMchat Night That We’ll Never Forget Wrap-Up:

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