Archive | May 11, 2014

Album Review: ‘Working Man’s Poet: A Tribute To Merle Haggard’ (Various Artists)

Working Man's Poet‘Working Man’s Poet’: A Tribute To Merle Haggard’ was released by Broken Bow Records from executive producer Benny Brown with help from producers Mickey Jack Cones, Derek George, Michael Knox, Jeff Stevens, and Mark Miller. Continue Reading →

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A Closer Look @ Will Hoge

Will HogeWant to get to know Will Hoge a little better? Get to know him a little more with this interview at ACM Party For A Cause in Las Vegas.

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Bigger Picture Group Closes

Bigge rPictureSadly, it has been confirmed according to musicrow.com that Bigger Picture Group, home to artists: Craig Campbell, Ryan Kinder, Blackjack Billy, Rachel Bradshaw, Smithfield, Chelsea Bain, Chris Janson, and Lucy Hale, has closed its doors in Nashville.  Lucy Hale was signed to a joint venture with DMG Nashville/Bigger Picture, and as a result, DMG Nashville has entered into a partnership with in2une Music.  They will continue to  promote Lucy Hale‘s debut single, “You Sound Good To Me,” as well as future releases from her debut album. Continue Reading →

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Trent Tomlinson Premieres New Single “Come Back To Bed” On Sirius XM’S The Highway

Trent TomlinsonCountry music recording artist, Trent Tomlinson, celebrates his return to the country music spotlight with the world premiere release of his new single, “Come Back To Bed.” **  In an exclusive SiriusXM weekend premiere, the single made The Highway spin list and the corresponding music video made grand first impressions (May 3, 2014/ www.siriusxm.com).  The amorous tune is anticipated to play exclusively on the SiriusXM radio channel over the course of the next few weeks before segueing to major terrestrial radio.

 
An iTunes Country favorite this week, the track (co-written by Tomlinson, Ashe Underwood and Terri Jo Box) is garnering early applause from country music enthusiasts across the board. The singer/songwriter’s duly anticipated return to the airwaves reveals a slight departure from the notorious party anthems, rough and ruckus storylines and “bad boy” image he has been characterized by to subtly introduce a more mature, sensual side.  With descriptive, passionate lyrics, the self-produced tender single is his “sexiest to date.”

 

“To capture the sentiment and appeal from both perspectives, I really wanted insight from a female,” introduced Tomlinson.  “It was important to me that we have a female write with us—or it would have been loaded with male testosterone rather than a romantic gesture. Terri Jo helped us ‘bring it home’.”

 
Making his entry in the country music scene official as a Lyric Street Records recording artist, Tomlinson released his debut album COUNTRY IS MY ROCK in early 2006. This project produced three Top 40 singles on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs charts: “Drunker Than Me” at No. 19, “One Wing In The Fire” at No. 11 and “Just Might Have Her Radio On” at No. 21.  While he may have temporarily stepped away from the recording studio, his talents as a sought-after songcrafter were proudly and steadily upheld by fellow award winning entertainers including George Strait (“Why Can’t I Leave Her Alone”), Sara Evans (“Missing Missouri”), Emerson Drive (“Say My Name”/”Evidence”/ ”Light Of Day”) and most recently, Parmalee who recorded “Close Your Eyes”—which is currently positioned to be a hit record.

 
In support of the “Come Back To Bed” single release, the corresponding music video is anticipated to air across all major video outlets and digital and social media platforms.  Directed by Marcel Chagnan, the vignette features Tomlinson’s wistful bedside manner and an unexpected (and dreamy) appearance by the former Mrs. Tomlinson.

 
The single arrives from Tomlinson’s third studio album [from the EP anticipated in late Fall 2014 (Giuseppe Records) under the management direction of the Mike & Joe Show, LLC].  The single is currently available via iTunes and all other major digital outlets.

 
For more information on Trent Tomlinson, visit: trenttomlinson.net.  Fans can follow Trent on Facebook and Twitter at @trenttomlinson.

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