Nashville based husband and wife duo Cloverdayle originally hail from the Pacific Northwest. Since the birth of Cloverdayle in 2008, Chad & Rachel Hamar have had a relentless determination to bring their brand of country music to the masses in a grassroots way.
The duo moved from their home state of Oregon to Nashville, TN in the Fall of 2013. Not in search of fame, fortune, or record deals, but with one overriding goal – to push themselves as songwriters. So they’ve written, and lived, and toured, and written, and lived, and toured, and written some more. Pulling from those real life experiences, Chad & Rachel have literally been writing and performing the soundtrack of their lives…and they’re friends’ lives…and perfect strangers’ lives.
Flashback to 2010, Cloverdayle teamed up with songwriter and producer Terry McBride, (“Play Something Country”, “If You See Him, If You See Her”), and Dwain Rowe, (long-time band leader for Brooks & Dunn), to record a 4-song demo EP. That freshman project opened up numerous doors and has allowed the duo to embark upon their more recent adventures.
In the spring of 2012, Cloverdayle began work on their first full-length album in Nashville titled 9 Miles Down a 10 Mile Road. As avid songwriters, Chad & Rachel penned or co-penned each of the 13 tracks on the album. The debut single, “Like We Were Kids Again”, featured Jason Aldean’s band and was produced by New Voice Entertainment, (Thompson Square, Parmalee). “Like We Were Kids Again” received accolades on Billboard.com and was heard on country radio across the United States and abroad. The follow up single, “It Is What It Is”, was picked up by the popular Canadian TV series Heartland and was featured in an episode that is now streaming on Netflix.
After joining forces with producer Steve Sundholm, (whose credits include projects with Carrie Underwood, Kenny Rogers, Ryan Tedder, Jim Brickman and Lady Antebellum), to complete production on the 9 Miles Down A 10 Mile Road album, Cloverdayle once again partnered with Sundholm in 2015 for their highly anticipated second full length album “Off The Grid”.
During their 2017 summer tour, Cloverdayle debuted their latest and quite possibly most personal song and it garnered such an emotional reaction from fans that Chad & Rachel knew they needed to get in the studio and record it right away. However, “Scars” was not written overnight. The initial concept for the lyric started back in 2013, after Rachel had an unexpected major surgery, waking up with what she described as both “physical and emotional scars”. Knowing that we all share the common threads of hurt and healing, (and especially with everything that’s happening in our world), the message of this song is universally relatable.
Outside of the studio and songwriting worlds, Cloverdayle is best known for their energy-fueled and compelling live show and have shared the stage with industry heavyweights including Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean, Eric Church, Tim McGraw and Lady Antebellum.
Cloverdayle is currently back in the studio and gearing up to release their next full length album in the summer of 2018.