New Music Friday March 22

Here’s some new music to start your weekend. For those headed out to the Mumford & Sons concert in Nashville this weekend, we’ve included a new song and a few locals as well.

1. Mumford & Sons “Beloved”

The official video for “Beloved” released this week making it the fourth track from their latest album Delta. In this ballad, it addresses letting go of a loved one and was filmed in Wales. Their sold-out show at Bridgetone on Friday will be unique as they will perform in the round.

2. Leon Bridges “If It Feels Good”

Leon Bridges was recently announced to perform at Pilgrimage 2019 and was also named as part of the lineup for Woodstock 50. This week, Bridges appeared on “The Late Show with James Corden” where he performed “If It Feels Good” from his latest album Good Thing. Bridges took home a GRAMMY in 2019 for Best Traditional R&B performance and you can be sure he’ll be on our list of artists to see at Pilgrimage Festival.

3. Jon Anderson “Ramamlama”

Jon Anderson, lead singer of Yes shared with Billboard he’s releasing a solo album titled 1000 Hands out on March 31 with the first track “Ramalama” out now. The album features Yes bandmates Chris Squire and Steve Howe. Anderson will perform in Nashville on May 5 at The Ryman.

4. Maren Morris “Girl”

Maren Morris’ new album Girl has shattered the record for the largest ever debut streaming week for a country album by a woman, with 23.96 million streams in its first week. The album debuts this week at #4 on the Billboard 200, #1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart. Watch the video where she performed her title track “Girl” on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.”

5. Kiefer Sutherland “This is How It’s Done”

Kiefer Sutherland has released This is How It’s Done” song from his forthcoming full-length album, sophomore album Reckless & Me. Due out worldwide on Friday, April 26 via BMG, the 10-track Reckless & Me delivers Sutherland’s Americana and country rock-infused songwriting style and highlights his gift of soulful storytelling.

6. Steven Curtis Chapman “Dive”

Steven Curtis Chapman, is honoring his rural Kentucky heritage as he releases Deeper Roots: Where The Bluegrass Grows  out now. Chapman released a bluegrass version of “Dive” featuring recent Bluegrass Hall of Fame and Country Music Hall of Fame inductee, Ricky Skaggs. The album also features Rascal Flatts band member Gary LeVox.