Small Town Pistols
Small Town Pistols, consisting of Amanda Wilkinson (front) and her brother Tyler (left), performing at the Sound of Music festival in Burlington, ON
|Origin||Trenton, Ontario, Canada|
|Associated acts||The Wilkinsons|
|Members|| Amanda Wilkinson |
Small Town Pistols is a Canadian country music duo composed of Amanda and Tyler Wilkinson, formerly of The Wilkinsons.
The two siblings were each pursuing individual solo careers when they both went through difficult break-ups.That led them to start writing music together again with an eye towards pitching songs to other artists including Lady Antebellum. On listening to their new material they decided to perform it themselves. While they did discuss using the Wilkinson name for their new material, they decided to use a fresh name. The name Small Town Pistols is a reference to their having been "raised in a small town of like 14,000 people" while the Pistols is a reference to their grandmother Ida.
Their self-titled debut album was released by 604 Records on February 19, 2013.Its second single, "Living on the Outside," debuted on the Canadian Hot 100 in January 2013.
|Small Town Pistols|
| CAN Country || CAN |
|2012||"Colour Blind"||14||—||Small Town Pistols|
|"Living on the Outside"||10||90|
|2013||"Blame It on the Radio"||27||—|
|"Anthem of a Runaway"||22||—|
|2014||"I Only Smoke When I Drink"||38||—||Pistology|
|2015||"Can't Wait to Meet You"||30||—|
|"Jester in a Crown"||—||—|
|"—" denotes releases that did not chart|
|2012||"Colour Blind"||John "JP" Poliquin|
|"Living on the Outside"||Stephano Barberis|
|2013||"Blame It on the Radio"|
|2014||"I Only Smoke When I Drink"|
|2015||"Can't Wait to Meet You"|
|"Jester in a Crown"|
|2013||Canadian Country Music Association||Group or Duo of the Year||Nominated|
|Album of the Year – Small Town Pistols||Nominated|
|2014||Juno Awards of 2014||Country Album of the Year – Small Town Pistols||Nominated|
|Canadian Country Music Association||Group or Duo of the Year||Won|
|2015||Group or Duo of the Year||Nominated|
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