Welcome back to another edition of Next In Nashville: Thought You Should Know. This week’s edition brings you music from across the globe as we listen to sounds of accents all pursuing the passion of country music. Thanks for visiting another week of Next In Nashville: Thought You Should Know!
- “Heartache On The Dance Floor” – Jon Pardi
Jon Pardi has released another song,”Heartache On The Dance Floor”, off his forthcoming second album California Sunrise. “Heartache On The Dance Floor” describes a night out at a bar and falling for a girl out on the dance floor. The heartache of the song is that Pardi never gets her name or number in hopes that she hears the song. Purchase California Sunrise this Friday, June 17th.
- “Saltwater Gospel” – Eli Young Band
Summer has finally arrived with Eli Young Band’s new song, “Saltwater Gospel”. The lyrics remind the listener that sometimes the best connection we can have with God is when we meet him in our own environment. For some that may be church or in front of the television, however for Eli Young Band it’s out by the water. “Saltwater Gospel” is out now on iTunes.
- “Dreaming is Believing”- Shane Gamble
This may just be the best gamble you’re making right now by listening to “Dreaming is Believing”. Shane Gamble sings about California, summer tans and how his girl is the definition of his southern song. Listen below to hear all of the details.
- “Sweet Time” – Frankie Ballard
If Frankie Ballard’s “Sweet Time” could give any advice it would be to take your sweet time and take in the moment with that special person. “Sweet Time” is a track off Ballard’s third studio album titled, El Rio. Learn more about the album here.
- “Can’t Stop the Feeling (Justin Timberlake Cover)” – Angie Keilhauer
Although Angie Keilhauer didn’t take home the win on this seasons The Voice, she did however land a spot on the the top iTunes Country Charts placing #26 with her cover of “Hold On”. Her journey began in El Salvador where she later moved to Georgia at the age of 11. She auditioned for the voice and was partnered with Blake Shelton. Listen below to hear her cover of Justin Timberlake’s “Can’t Stop the Feeling”.
- “Lonely Together” – John Goolsby
All John Goolsby is looking for is someone to be lonely together with in his new song, “Lonely Together”. Goolsby released his first album titled, The Midwest which features “Lonely Together”. Listen to this track and the whole album on SoundCloud.
- “Side Effects”- Tara Thompson
The best medicine after a break up is a bottle and of course time spent with your best friend. That’s exactly what Tara Thompson describes in her new song “Side Effects” which is featured on her debut EP, Someone To Take Your Place. Thompson’s talented song writing skills is expressed throughout each song on her EP that is out now.
- “Willpower” – Little Big Town
Little Big Town is switching it up a bit with their collaboration with Pharrell producing an upbeat new album titled Wanderlust. Learn more about the album and working with Pharrell here.
- “Daughter”- Brandy Clark
Anyone who has dealt with a heart shattering breakup could sympathize with the lyrics in Brandy Clark’s new song “Daughter” which is featured on her new album, Big Day in a Small Town. “Daughter” describes the karma desired upon an ex who highly deserves it, even if it happens to his daughter.
- “Love on Your Body” – Drew Baldridge
If there’s one thing I’ve learned about Drew Baldridge is that he doesn’t hold back with his lyrics or dance moves. The “Dance With Ya” artist can go from upbeat dance filled lyrics to smooth soft lyrics like the ones in “Love on Your Body”. Listen below as Baldridge describes the love he feels for the special one.
- “You Only Live Once”- Sasha McVeigh
British country singer, Sasha McVeigh has released a new song that instantly reminds me of Tim McGraw’s “Live Like You Were Dying”. The calm lyrics embraces the two things we are truly promised, that is life and death. Listen below as she takes her own perspective on life in “You Only Live Once”.
- “This Old Thing” – Kree Harrison
As soon as you hit play, Kree Harrison’s jazz filled upbeat lyrics will have you bobbing your head at each verse. Her name may sound familiar as she was a runner up on the twelfth season of American Idol. Her debut album, This Old Thing, will be released on July 8th featuring 13 tracks honoring her late mother.
- “Hey Elvis” (feat Bryan Adams & Glenn Hughes) – Billy Ray Cyrus
Is Elvis still alive? That is the real question asked in Billy Ray Cyrus new song featuring Bryan Adams and Glen Hughes. Cyrus has released the first song off his new album titled, Thin Line out September 9th. “Hey Elvis” reassures the listener that Elvis is still the king and although he may not be here on earth, his music still lives on.
- “Nothing To Fix”- Jack Ingram
Jack Ingram has released his first song off his new album, Midnight Motel . This will mark the eighth album released by Ingram. He is also known for his hit songs, “Barefoot and Crazy” and “Lips of an Angel”. “Nothing To Fix” reminds the listener to take pride in their beliefs and sometimes there’s nothing to be fixed.
- “People Watching” – Cale Dodds
Let’s be honest.. who doesn’t enjoy people watching? Sometimes we enjoy watching others and sometimes we enjoy being that one watched. Cale Dodds describes those feelings of being with the person everyone can’t help but watch. Listen below and picture the story unfold.