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Five days after winning 2018 Toyota Star Maker, Brad Cox releases single

26 January 2018

26 January 2018


With so much excitement surrounding the new winner, fans are requesting Brad Cox music on radio, and they want it now. Initially released in 2017 the track is a perfect way to get Brad on the airwaves until the official Toyota Star Maker single is released. 

Too Drunk To Drive is the wheel-turning, cruising-tune from Brad Cox, about not being able get behind the wheel to go and see your girl, because you’ve had too much of a good time with your mates.

Brad said; “I wrote this after spending time west of home and finding myself driving a long way at the end of the work week, for no reason other than to go and see my friends.”

Brad became the 39th winner of Australia’s most prestigious country music talent search after competing against nine fellow country music artists on Sunday, 21 January in Toyota Park at the Toyota Country Music Festival – Tamworth.

Since winning Toyota Star Maker on Sunday night, Brad has been overwhelmed with media attention, including Seven’s Sunrise breakfast program. He was a guest of Toyota ambassadors The McClymonts and Lee Kernaghan who will offer mentoring throughout Brad’s year.

Brad will perform alongside former Star Maker winners Travis Collins, Luke Austen, Luke Dickens, Mickey Pye, Liam Brew, Kaylee Bell, Karin Page and Jared Porter, plus special guests, tonight from 7pm in Tamworth’s Toyota Park at the Toyota Stars Under The Stars – Australia Day spectacular and at Tamworth’s Last Roundup Concert from 7pm on Sunday, 28 January.

Some of Brad’s prizes include 12 months use of a brand new Toyota RAV4 with an unlimited fuel card for 12 months, Maton, Fender and Jands products, guaranteed performances at major festivals throughout Australia including at West Tamworth League Club and The Pub Group, corporate events, plus a return trip to Nashville in June for the annual CMAs including accommodation for one, courtesy of Chris Watson Travel, and a week at The DAG Songwriter Retreat in July during Toyota Hats Off To Country , plus more.

Brad Cox

Tamworth Regional Council acknowledges the Gamilaroi/Kamilaroi people, who are the Traditional Custodians of this land. We would like to pay respect to Elders past and present, and extend that respect to other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples living in and visiting our region.