Australian Country Pop Chart Toppers THE BUCKLEYS Release New EP TAKE IT AS IT COMES

“Every so often, something special comes along. Something so cool and authentic that the world has no choice but to sit up and take notice. The Buckleys are that special something.” – American Songwriter

“Mix one part Sheryl Crow, one part Carly Rae Jepson, and one part old school T Swift into a blender and the result would be ‘Oops I Love You.’ ” – Melodic Magazine




Out Today via Petrol Records/UMe

Photo Credit: Kimberley Vecsei

SEPTEMBER16, 2022 – (Byron Bay, Australia) –  Following the release of their stunning single and music video “Oops I Love You” which Atwood Magazine describes as a “delicious earworm,”  Australian siblings THE BUCKLEYS have now released  their new EP TAKE IT AS IT COMES, out today via Petrol Records/UMe. Injecting a heavy dose of 70s old school AM radio flair to their infectious pop-country sound heard on their debut album Daydream, Take It As It Comes feels, as lead vocalist/bassist Sarah Buckley describes, “like a really natural evolution for us and we’re really excited for people to hear it.” 

The EP’s five songs takes the band into new territory, expanding the scope of their “hippie country” debut and adding a healthy dose of meticulously-crafted pop that comes from the natural chemistry of the sibling band. Kicking off with the cheery title track “Take It As It Comes,” it bubbles with youthful effervescence and positivity, embracing the importance of gratitude for accepting what life hands you. Cracking the Australian Top Ten on Australian Country Radio charts at #5, the first single “Oops I Love You” has been spreading its widespread appeal across the globe. Clout Magazine praises, “the trio’s latest example of their charming sound and charisma, as it fizzes with an insatiable, feel-good bounce and sense of adventure.” It’s All Indie calls the track “stunning,” adding “this is by far one of the most exciting new Country-based acts we’ve heard in a while.”  

The Buckleys - Oops I Love You
The Buckleys “Oops I Love You”

“The songs featured on this EP, we really feel embody who we are and what we want to say in this moment, personally and artistically,” Sarah adds. The EP is rounded out by the midtempo aching pop of “What Ya Gonna Do About It,” sentimental ballad “Fool Me”, and the swing and twang of the traditional smokiness of “Love Me Wrong.” Proceeding to tackle the U.S. market, The Buckleys’ Stateside highlights include a performance on The ACM Weekly and add on Radio Disney Country with their single “I’m Comin’ For Ya (Love),” and a CMT Music USA add for their video “Breathe.”  The band created a groundswell Down Under with each of their four released singles charting in the Top Five of Australian country radio. Their first single “Daydream,” catapulted the trio into the limelight, scoring a #1 single on Australian country radio, which was followed by the second single, “I’m Comin’ For Ya (Love),” which reached #3. Their worldwide debut single “Money” reached #2 and its follow up “Breathe” at #3.

The Buckleys are Sarah, Molly and Lachlan BuckleyTake It As It Comes is out today, September 16, 2022, via Petrol Records/UMe.

1. “Fool Me Again”
2. “Love Me Wrong”
3. “Oops I Love You”
4. “Take It As It Comes”
5. “What Ya Gonna Do About It”

About UMe
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About Petrol Records
Petrol, founded in 2000, is the world’s most successful first all-digital record company and the first independent label to sign a worldwide distribution agreement with Apple Inc.’s iTunes. Petrol’s numerous chart and sales successes over the years in various musical genres, together with Christopher M. Murphy’s other multimedia endeavors, resulting in Murphy receiving the New South Wales Premier’s Expo Award for Arts & Entertainment and being named Australian Entrepreneur of the Year by Business Review Weekly for his many achievements. In 2008 Murphy received a Grammy nomination for his documentary on the street music of Cuba (now referred to as ‘Reggaeton’). In 2009, Petrol signed INXS’ classic catalog to the label and in 2017, INXS were awarded for achieving 50 million worldwide sales. With iTunes alone, Petrol has achieved more than 180 #1’s, more than 700 Top 10, and more than 1,600 Top 100 positions. In addition to Murphy’s Grammy nomination for a cutting-edge documentary, and following the # 1 rated television mini-series in 2014, Petrol broke all records with six albums in the Top 10 & INXS were recently named ARTIST of the DECADE in Australia for their highest selling album The Very Best, which has also just been awarded DIAMOND status by ARIA. Murphy succumbed to lymph0ma in January 2021 but his legacy continues with the label and future releases. With millions of records sold worldwide and ranking as one of the world’s most successful independent labels, Petrol continues to succeed in the marketplace.  

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