Introducing Tony Cook - Laidback Tones

Tony Cook is a country music artist with a passion for the outback, good people & great music. 

Having been raised in the remote outback of Queensland, Tony or Tone, aka Laidback Tones, is proud to be from the bush and you can hear it in his music. Take a listen to his #1 national airplay chart toping track "That’s Country" and this song evokes strong emotions. Descriptive of life in the bush, this track racked up 100,000 streams on Spotify, gaining Tone an underground cult following throughout the country.  The music video, which was shot in far north Western Queensland (Richmond & Julia Creek) has been viewed over 70,000 times on social media.

Being passionate about promoting Australian & outback culture through song, Tony recently released his debut album. With a Vocal style similar to the likes of Van Morrison, John Fogarty & Paul Kelly his unique and likeable sound has seen him take out this year’s Tamworth Country Music Festival’s, People’s Choice Award for Best Male Vocal. 


Tony Cook is a person who loves to be surrounded with good people, preferably in an outback hotel in the middle of nowhere. His music tells stories and has meaning and is well worth a listen.  With a string of community radio airplay chart topping hits, you never know, you might just come away with a different perspective and a new favourite artist.