Thad Cockrell Performs ‘Fill My Cup’ Live: Exclusive Video Premiere

By Scott Bernstein Jul 13, 2020 9:44 am PDT

Singer-songwriter Thad Cockrell recently released If In Case You Feel The Same, his debut album for ATO Records. “Fill My Cup” is one of 10 songs included on the LP and JamBase is pleased to premiere video featuring a version of the tune filmed during an official live session.

If In Case You Feel the Same was produced by Tony Berg (Phoebe Bridgers, The Replacements) and mixed and engineered by Shawn Everett (Beck, Mike Gordon, Vampire Weekend). Cockrell is backed on the album by a band consisting of guitarist Blake Mills, drummers Chris Dave and Matt Chamberlain, keyboardist Ethan Grushka and multi-instrumentalist Ian Fitchuk. Additionally, Alabama Shakes frontwoman Brittany Howard contributed backing vocals to “Higher.”

Thad Cockrell and his band were joined by The New Respects for the version of “Fill My Cup” featured in the video below. 5folds creative directed the new video.

“I make things up for a living. But I’m not making this up. ‘Fill My Cup’ came to me in the middle of the night in a lucid dream through the voice of Johnny Cash,” Cockrell told JamBase. “When The New Respects crew sang the background vocals, I told them I wanted the ‘fill my cup’ to sound more like a demand than a plea. We all have our mountaintops to experience. This song was written for a friend that was walking through a tough spot. I wanted to give her a song to sing her way out of it.”

Watch Thad Cockrell & The New Respects’ live performance of “Fill My Cup” below:

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