Moore has "Room to Spare"
Monday, October 15, 2018
– Kip Moore will release "Room to Spare: The Acoustic Sessions EP" on Nov. 16.
Moore co-wrote five of the seven songs.
Moore will launch the Room to Spare: Acoustic Tour in Milwaukee, Wisc. On Nov. 19 with shows iN Des Moines, Ia. On Nov. 30, Emporio, Kansas on Dec. 1 and Akron, Ohio on Dec. 8 with special guests Charlie Worsham and Jillian Jacqueline.
Tickets go on sale Friday, Oct. 19 at 10 a.m. local time.
The collection opens with an acoustic spin on live-show staple "Plead The Fifth" and includes "It Ain't California," written in part with Worsham.
The track list is:
1. Plead The Fifth (Acoustic Version) - (Luke Dick, Josh Kear)
2. Tennessee Boy - (Kip Moore, Dan Couch)
3. Love You To The Moon - (Charlie Worsham, Natalie Hemby, Luke Dick)
4. It Ain't California - (Kip Moore, Charlie Worsham, Jon Mabe)
5. Wish It Was Me - (Kip Moore, Adam Browder, Scott Stepakoff, Dan Couch)
6. Come Home With You - (Kip Moore, Troy Verges, Blair Daly)
7. Part Of Growing Up - (Kip Moore, Josh Miller, Andrew DeRoberts)
If you're one of those people who read CD inserts before listening to the music, Kip Moore starts out with one at least one strike against him on his third album. In the two pages of acknowledgements and thank yous (two pages!) there's this mixed metaphor on thank you number one, which goes out to Jesus: "You continually pull me from the sinking sand. . . I'm out of the woods because of your love." Um, not a lot of sand in the woods, Kip.
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