GBX, Sparkos and Kevin McGuire unleash sensational new video for country hit Wagon Wheel
17.03.2023 - 20:05
George Bowie and country star Kevin McGuire’s collaboration on a cover of Wagon Wheel went down a storm when they put it out at the end of last year.
But it’s still racking up streams and being requested every week on the GBXperience – so the boys got together again to make a video for the country-dance smash which just hit 100k streams on Spotify alone and 250,000 on all platforms.
They put out a special one-month release Cash For Kids remix in December as well, but the main mix continues to fly several months down the line.
George said: “We knew this tune had something special and it was the perfect way to launch our collaboration, it’s the first of MANY things we will do with Kev – young Kevicii as we are calling him.
“I’ve always wanted to do something in that country dance style Avicii did so well before he sadly passed away, and Kev is the guy to do it.
“The Cash For Kids mix did well but this main version we did has really captured people’s imagination with 100,000 streams on Spotify and 250,000 across all platforms – so we thought let’s do a mad video that really shows off the whole fun vibe of the tune.”
And that is exactly what they did – in spades. The pair – with the help of their teams, friends and families – hired one of Scotland’s most iconic venues, roped in a group of Scottish line dancers and a load of extras, and threw an all-day hoedown.
Kev said: “It was wild. We knew the interest in the song was growing and growing, rather than dying down, so we wanted to really give people something extra.
“George, his wife Ellene and Sparkos aka Marc, plus me and my manager John McLaughlin, plus Olivia Pink from Dirt Comms who works with both artists, were throwing loads of ideas around but there was one that kept