Sign up for newsletter
 

Allen goes down "Memory Lane"

Saturday, September 22, 2018 – Jimmie Allen will release his debut CD, "Memory Lane," on Oct. 12 via Stoney Creek Records / BBR Music Group.

The title takes its name from the street Allen grew up on in Milton. Dec. and pays tribute to the influence home and family has had on his journey. Allen merges R&B and country.

"Mercury Lane is where my journey began," he said. "All of the fundamental life lessons that shaped my values and make me who I am today, I was taught on that street - it's where I learned about love, family, life, how to believe in myself, the concept of never giving up, following your dreams and being a good person."

"This album touches on all of those ideals and truly feels like I'm sharing a piece of my heart with the world. I've been working toward this moment for so long; I can't wait to share it with everyone."

"Mercury Lane" comes nearly one year to the day after Allen dropped his self-titled EP. He has enjoyed chart success with the single "Best Shot."

Allen, who moved to Nashville in 2007, will make his national TV debut on Oct. 9 on NBC's TODAY.

The track listing is:
1. "American Heartbreaker" - (Jimmie Allen, Lance Miller, Chris Stevens, Ash Bowers)
2. "Make Me Want To" - (Jimmie Allen, Paul Sikes, Jennifer Denmark)
3. "Deserve to Be" - (Jimmie Allen, Danielle Blakey, Tripp Howell)
4. "How to Be Single" - (Natalie Hemby, Shane McAnally, Jimmy Robbins)
5. "Wait for It" - (Ash Bowers, Thom McHugh, Steve Williams)
6. "High Life" - (Lance Miller, Brett Warren, Brad Warren, Chris Stevens)
7. "21" - (Brandon Hood, Josh Jenkins, Ash Bowers)
8. "Underdogs" - (Ash Bowers, Brandon Lay, Jonathan Singleton)
9. "Like You Do" - (Jimmie Allen, JP Williams, Josh London, Jason Mizell)
10. "Back of Your Mind" - (Jimmie Allen, Matthew McVaney, Devin Tolentino)
11. "Boy Gets a Truck" - (Ash Bowers, Aaron Scherz)
12. "County Lines" - (Brett Tyler, Ben Burgess, Matt Dragstrem)
13. "Best Shot" - (Jimmie Allen, Josh London, JP Williams)
14. "Warrior" - (Jimmie Allen, Casey Beathard, Ash Bowers)
15. "All Tractors Ain't Green" - (Jimmie Allen, Brandon Hood, Tim Nichols)

The CD was produced by Ash Bowers and Eric Torres.

Allen will tour with Scotty McCreery and Kane Brown and go to the United Kingdom with Chase Rice.

Tour dates are:
Oct. 23 -London, UK-Chase Rice Lambs & Lions UK Tour
Oct. 24 - Manchester, UK- Chase Rice Lambs & Lions UK Tour
Oct. 25 - Glasgow, UK- Chase Rice Lambs & Lions UK Tour
Oct. 27 - Birmingham, UK- Chase Rice Lambs & Lions UK Tour
Oct. 28 - London, UK- Chase Rice Lambs & Lions UK Tour
Nov. 29 - Dallas, TX-Scotty McCreery Seasons Change Tour
Nov. 30 - San Antonio, TX-Scotty McCreery Seasons Change Tour
Dec. 7 - St. Paul, MN-Scotty McCreery Seasons Change Tour
Dec. 9-Chicago, IL-Scotty McCreery Seasons Change Tour
Dec. 13-Cincinnati, OH-Scotty McCreery Seasons Change Tour
Dec. 15-Grand Rapids, MI-Scotty McCreery Seasons Change Tour
Jan. 17-Atlanta, GA-Scotty McCreery Seasons Change Tour
Jan. 18-Charlotte, NC-Scotty McCreery Seasons Change Tour
Jan. 19-Raleigh, NC-Scotty McCreery Seasons Change Tour
Jan. 25-Boston, MA-Scotty McCreery Seasons Change Tour
Jan. 26-Westbury, NY-Scotty McCreery Seasons Change Tour
Feb. 15- Rockford, IL-Kane Brown Live Forever Tour
Feb. 16- Brookings, SD -Kane Brown Live Forever Tour
Feb. 17- Grand Forks, ND -Kane Brown Live Forever Tour
Feb. 28- Bloomington, IL -Kane Brown Live Forever Tour
March 1- Cape Girardeau, MO -Kane Brown Live Forever Tou
March 2- Bossier City, LA -Kane Brown Live Forever Tour

More news for Jimmie Allen

Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: No matter what you call it, The Cadillac Three are really good – On the face of it, Kelby Ray's omnipotent pedal steel lines weaving in and out of The Cadillac Three's songs would make you willing to get the family farm the trio was a country music band. In reality, that would be stretching the already hyper-elastic boundaries of what constitutes country these days. Yes, there was a country vibe from the... »»»
Concert Review: Alaina enjoys the difference – Why was this night different from most other nights for Lauren Alaina? For starters, instead of opening in arenas for Blake Shelton, which she's been doing lately, she headlined her own show at a very small, intimate club. That afforded her the chance to stretch out musically and otherwise in a warm, engaging 70-minute set from the country pop singer.... »»»
Follow Country Standard Time  Subscribe to Country News Digest  Follow Country Standard Time on twitter  Visit Country Standard Time on Facebook 

Elsewhere in the news

Currently at the CST blogs

Taylor uncovers the past, offering new perspectives Suffice it to say that the past has always loomed large throughout Chip Taylor's career. That's all the more obvious if only for the fact that Taylor wrote some of the biggest pop hits of the '60s, "Wild Thing"... »»»
Tyminski goes dark Dan Tyminski (known simply as "Tyminski" on his 2017 release "Southern Gothic") has traditional music roots and unassailable bluegrass street cred especially given his membership in Alison Krauss' Union Station. He is also a powerful songwriter and has been writing songs for himself and others for years now.... »»»
Washburn, Fleck create "Echoes" Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn have powerhouse individual talents; each has followed an estimable career path to where they find themselves today: making complex, but spare, records, writing music together and touring with their son Juno. Their new release, "Echoes In The Valley" features mostly songs written by Fleck and Washburn, banjos, Washburn's strong vocals and very little else.... »»»
Hillman bides his time Legends don't come any more legendary than Chris Hillman. The roll call of bands that comprises Hillman's half century in music reads like a wing exhibit at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame; Byrds, Flying Burrito Brothers, Manassas, the Souther Hillman Furay Band, the Desert Rose Band,... »»»
Call Me Lucky CD review - Call Me Lucky
2018 was a transitional year for Dale Watson. For decades, Watson has been both a pillar of the Austin music scene and one of Texas's most visible and passionate musical ambassadors. Given his Lone Star State roots, »»»
Meco CD review - Meco
There's no doubt that Amy McCarley has one of the more interesting singer-songwriter backgrounds. Her third album is NASA's acronym for Main Engine Cut Off, serving here as a metaphor for McCarley leaving the world of NASA »»»
Stand Tall
Jason RIngenberg remains a vibrant, seminal cornerstone for modern Americana. Exploding out of Nashville in the early 1980s as front-man for the Scorchers, Ringenberg and his colleagues - full of fire and fervor »»»
Riverland CD review - Riverland
Eric Brace and Peter Cooper have a history of creating carefully crafted concept album. With guitarist Thomm Jutz again aboard, the acoustic triumvirate are on a roll. "C & O Canal" was terrific. "Riverland" may be even a little better. »»»
Stages CD review - Stages
Although Cassadee Pope's "Stage" album includes a few too many pop-country songs for comfort, it closes with a true winner. The ballad "I've Been Good," which turns a customary greeting response on its head, is a true show-stopper. »»»
Ronnie Milsap: The Duets CD review - Ronnie Milsap: The Duets
Is Ronnie Milsap proud of his age? For a clue, look no further than the name of his "76 for 76" Tour. There are some other numbers the North Carolina native is probably fond of, such as 40 number 1 records or 6 Grammys. »»»