This week, there’s new music from “The Boss,” a collaboraiton of country artist and pop artist, and “The Ranch” is featured in a new country music video.
1. Bruce Springsteen – “Hello Sunshine”
Bruce Springsteen’s first new studio album in five years takes his music to a new place, drawing inspiration in part from the Southern California pop records of the late ‘60s and early ‘70s. ‘Western Stars’ will be available for pre-order on Friday, April 26, the first single “Hello Sunshine” was just released and some are calling very Glen Campbell-esque or can we say Springsteen’s going country?
2. Pink featuring Chris Stapleton – “Love Me Anyway”
Pink released a new song from her upcoming album featuring Chris Stapleton. “Love Me Anyway” was written by Pink, and two known country songwriters – Tom Douglas, and Allen Shamblin. First Stapleton, sings with Justin Timberlake and now Pink. Oh, and he was even on a Game of Thrones episode, is there anything this guy can’t do?
3. Willie Jones -“Down For It”
Willie Jones unveiled his new single,“Down For It” and also was one of the performers during the NFL draft event. Jones shared more about the song saying, “Melodically, the song brought back memories of growing up in the 90’s and I saw images of shows like ‘Reading Rainbow’ in my head. When it was time to make the video, I thought paying homage to that show would be something cool and different. For those who remember, it should bring a smile to their face.”
4. Midland featuring Dennis Quaid- “Mr. Lonely”
If the background looks famialiar, it should Midland filmed their latest single “Mr. Lonely” on the set of one of their favorite show, The Ranch, at Netflix studios. Starring in the chart-topping Texans’ music video is Dennis Quaid.It highlights their sense of humor and effortless vintage country style. “Mr. Lonely” marks the first release off the band’s highly-anticipated second album.
5. Ingrid Andress – “More Hearts Than Mine”
This is only Ingrid Andress’s second song to release. The singer/songwriter co-wrote this song with Sam Ellis and Derrick Southerland. Attending Berklee College of Music she made the move to Nashville in 2013 to become a songwriter. Andress was also announced as CMT’s 2019 Next Women of Country.