Film corresponds with album the identical title due in January 2019
Randy Houser pronounces that he’ll launch a characteristic narrative movie to correspond along with his highly-anticipated new album, Magnolia. The Magnolia movie embodies the sentiment the album’s lyrics and can characteristic a number of stay performances by Houser himself, together with the lead single f the album, “What Whiskey Does,” which is at the moment Top 40 and climbing. The album, set to be launched on January 11th, attracts its title from the “Magnolia State” which impressed the homegrown, natural sound Houser has spent the final two years cultivating.
The movie is about in Houser’s house state Mississippi and follows two characters (Ana and Noah) within the midst an intense relationship, marred by their private lives. Centered round a small group oil rig staff, the visible illustration the album mirrors the blue-collar sentiments Houser’s Magnolia lyrics because the small Gulf Coast city gives the right backdrop to spotlight his rootsy melodies and swampy guitar licks. In the movie, Houser performs an area singer on the city dive, performing a number of songs f the album all through the movie.
“Magnolia tells my story but additionally tells the story working away from one thing whereas not realizing precisely what you’re working to,” Houser says. “As I acquired into the groove creating this album, the story grew to become so vivid in my thoughts that I noticed it needed to stay by way of greater than only a physique music and change into a movie. That’s precisely what we created… a movie about working in direction of your reality.”
After garnering tens of millions gross sales, 4 No. 1 hits, numerous bought out reveals, a slew nationwide tv appearances and several other award nominations, Houser, feeling uninspired, opted to gradual issues down and arrange camp in his good buddy and co-producer Gattis’ studio in East Nashville to recalibrate and rediscover his ardour. He spent practically two years totally invested in his songwriting which resulted with Magnolia and a brand new sound that’s unpolished but authentically Houser.
“Magnolia has been my beacon gentle and restored my spirit and my reality,” says Houser. “It’s additionally probably the most daring and trustworthy piece work I’ve made in my life.”
Houser’s fingerprints will be discovered on each inch the venture, having co-wrote each music on the album (and taking part in lead guitar on many the songs) and serving as government producer for the movie. Directed by Justin Nolan Key, a longtime music video and documentary director who has labored with Taylor Swift, Maren Morris and the Country Music Association, the movie was authentically shot within the Gulf Coast Mississippi.
Houser will host a number of screenings the movie for choose audiences main as much as his album launch with further particulars can be introduced within the coming weeks. The album, initially scheduled for launch on November 2nd Stoney Creek Records, was pushed again to January 11th to correspond with the movie.
Last month, Houser introduced the delay. “I’m excited to share my new album, Magnolia, with you. I’ve spent the final two years engaged on it with a totally totally different inventive course of that has allowed me to concentrate on making music in a manner I haven’t been in a position to previously. In that spirit, my crew and I envisioned other ways to introduce this new music,” Houser shares. “While we had been hoping to have the album subsequent month, we’ve determined to maneuver the discharge to January 2019 to verify the music is shared as we initially envisioned. I couldn’t be extra proud this album and have been engaged on one thing actually particular to accompany it that I can’t wait so that you can take a look at. Thank you in your persistence and continued help.”
Fans can take pleasure in album cuts “No Stone Unturned,” “New Buzz,” “Mamma Don’t Know” and the album’s lead single “What Whiskey Does,” which debuted at nation radio as No. 1 Most Added and Rolling Stone instantly dubbed “a basic tears-and-twang consuming music.”