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Rod + Rose Release First Original Christmas Single, 'Mary Had A Little Lamb'

By Tyler Ody

Rod + Rose Release First Original Christmas Single, ‘Mary Had A Little Lamb’

Duo’s Self-Titled EP Slated for 28 January, 2022

Curb Records duo Rod + Rose retell the Christmas story in their first original holiday single, ‘Mary Had A Little Lamb.’ Listen to the sacred anthem HERE.

Written by Rodney Atkins, Rose Falcon, Brandon Hood, and Skip Ewing, the poetic track was produced by Hood and mixed by Jim Cooley. The poignant lyrics, which culminate into a choir-assisted chorus, paint a tender portrait of the first Christmas: “That holy night in Bethlehem. All the angels sang, ‘Mary had a little lamb. Jesus was His name.’”

“When Rodney first came in with this song idea, he said, ‘I have a title. I’ve been saving it for quite some time.’ He had actually been saving it for years. He said, ‘It’s ‘Mary Had A Little Lamb.’ I hesitantly said, ‘Alright,’ and I kinda laughed. But then he explained the idea and how it was about the birth of Christ. I was just totally blown away by it and loved it,” explains Falcon of bringing the seasonal track to life. “It’s a challenge to write a simple song that has that lullaby thing about it, yet it’s about the single most important thing that has ever happened.”

The seemingly childlike lullaby packs a gut-punch when listeners dig into the sweet story it shares. “We just wanted to write a song that we could sing to our 2- and 3-year-old,” Atkins adds, referring to sons Ryder and Scout, whom he shares with Falcon. “We wanted to write something they could get and enjoy and want to sing with us and celebrate the birth of our Savior.”

The couple is poised to drop a second holiday single leading up to Christmas. In the meantime, fans can get a taste of their standout songwriting and signature harmonies on their debut song, ‘Being Here, Being There.’ Watch the official lyric video HERE. The track previews their upcoming self-titled debut EP, releasing 28 Jan, 2022. Pre-Order/Pre-Save Rod + Rose HERE. In addition to ‘Being Here, Being There,’ the pair recently unveiled commitment-filled balled ‘Put Me Back Together,’ originally recorded by electronic trio Cheat Codes and featuring Kiiara.

Together, Falcon and Atkins—married since 2013—are an unstoppable force in life, love and music. She was a rock ’n’ roll princess who was offered a record deal at 15 and has since written songs recorded by Faith Hill, Lady A and Eric Paslay. He is an established country voice and a working man’s songwriter who has taken six No. 1 hits to the top of the charts. And for the first time, they’ve joined creative forces in an official capacity for Rod + Rose.

Rod + Rose will share more new music in the coming months.

Stream or purchase ‘Mary Had A Little Lamb’ HERE. For more information, follow Rod + Rose on Instagram @rodandrose.

About Rod + Rose:

She was a rock & roll princess, whose first record deal was at 15 and whose songs have been recorded by Faith Hill, Lady A and Eric Paslay. He is the established country voice of multiple 4-week chart-toppers; a working man’s songwriter who understands how real people feel. Together they are Rod + Rose, the merging of lean writing and pure poetry, straight up country intertwined with a little bit of roots.

For Rodney Atkins and Rose Falcon—married since 2013—it’s the perfect merger of love, songs, life and the way two people from different places perfectly complement one another. In a world where differences often drive a wedge, these two use those things to create a whole that embraces it all. And they sound so good doing it.

Rod + Rose’s songs, “Being Here, Being There” and “Put Me Back Together,” are available now on Curb Records.

About Curb Records:
Celebrating 57 years in business, Curb Records is one of the world’s leading independent music companies. Owned and operated by Mike Curb since 1964, Curb Records has achieved 435 number one records, over 1,500 Top Ten records and charted over 4,500 total records. With over a half century in operation, Curb Records has been influential in the careers of some of the biggest names in music, including: Tim McGraw, Hank Williams, Jr., Rodney Atkins, Lee Brice, LeAnn Rimes, The Judds, Dylan Scott, Sawyer Brown, Wynonna, Lyle Lovett, Jo Dee Messina, Hal Ketchum and Desert Rose Band, among many others. Today’s roster includes some of the top names across multiple genres of music. For more information, visit www.curb.com.