Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Joe Diffie, George Strait, Alan Jackson and Hank Williams Jr. are named
Chris Young is “one helluva nation singer” (Music Row) and one hearken to his “wealthy baritone” (The Tennessean) and there’s no doubt he was “Raised On Country.” “A traditionalist in an period boundary movers” (New York Times), the 33-year outdated Young pays homage to his predecessors and nation music icons Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Joe Diffie, George Strait, Alan Jackson and Hank Williams Jr. within the just-released single, “Raised On Country.” Officially impacting radio on January 28th, the observe, written by Young with co-producer Corey Crowder and Cary Barlowe, is offered now on all platforms.
“I used to be raised on Merle, raised on Willie/Got my Honky Tonk angle from Joe Diffie/Daddy did too, it’s household custom/When somebody cranks it up, you may’t assist however hear/My upbringing appears like George Strait singing/And I gotta give props to the radio, ‘trigger if you realize me/I used to be raised on nation”
“This tune is a rustic anthem and a lot enjoyable,” shares Young. “I couldn’t be happier to kick f a brand-new 12 months with brand-new music I really like this a lot.”
Over the final three weeks main as much as the discharge “Raised On Country,” Young fered followers the prospect to vote on artists to cowl and he gave weekly acoustic performances “Silver Wings” (Merle Haggard), “Chattahoochee” (Alan Jackson), “The Fireman” (George Strait) and “Prop Me Up Beside The Jukebox (If I Die)” (Joe Diffie). During his profession to this point, he has had the honour recording with Willie Nelson – “Rose In Paradise” discovered on Young’s Platinum licensed The Man I Want To Be – and Alan Jackson – “There’s A New Kid In Town” discovered on Young’s first-ever vacation album It Must Be Christmas. He’s additionally had the chance to tour with each Alan Jackson and George Strait.
Consistently praised for his “rangy baritone and basic meets modern manufacturing,” (Entertainment Weekly) in simply the previous 15 months Young has been honored with membership into the Grand Ole Opry, included within the Country Music Hall Fame’s American Currents exhibit, earned his second ACM Male Vocalist nomination, added two new chart-toppers to his discography, totaling 11 No. 1 singles, and headlined an enormous 55 metropolis area tour, together with a hometown cease at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena enjoying to a capability crowd practically 14,000 followers, family and friends. He’ll take his Losing Sleep World Tour to the UK in May with particular visitor Lindsay Ell.