Rose Hill Drive is a blues-rock power trio comprised of two brothers (Jacob and Daniel Sproul) and a close family friend (Nate "The Foot" Barnes). The band formed in Boulder, Colorado, during the members' high-school years. A slew of live dates followed, including gigs with The Black Crowes, Wilco, Robert Randolph, and a festival slot at Bonnaroo.
The trio's shows were remarkable, especially considering the band's relatively young age, and two live recordings were released to capture this onstage energy. Self-titled studio debut Rose Hill Drive followed in August 2006. Recorded in the swampy south, Rose Hill Drive aligns itself with the band's '70s influences by shunning pro-tools, auto tuning, and other studio tricks. As their website states, it's "just raw, pure energy straight to tape."