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Farr signs with Aldean's label

Monday, March 25, 2019 – Tyler Farr, who had a hit with "A Guy Walks Into a Bar," signed with Broken Bow/Night Train Records, the label announced today.

The signing marks first venture between BBR and flagship artist Jason Aldean's Night Train Records.

"I am very excited to be a part of this new chapter in my career with Broken Bow/Night Train Records," said Farr. "I'm looking forward to working with one of my best friends in Jason Aldean and the entire Broken Bow team. Can't wait to see what the future holds."

"Jason is one of the very best song guys in this town and knows the importance of a brand and doing everything you can to reinforce it. Tyler has one of the most distinctive vocals in the format and a track record of success when he records the right songs that fit his brand," said Jon Loba, EVP BBR Music Group. "Hearing Jason and Tyler's vision about the music they wanted to create and the brand they wanted to reinforce, Jason's first signing was easy to green-light. Tyler fills a unique lane and I'm so excited to see what they come up with."

"It's cool to pursue this new endeavor in my career," said Aldean. "I can't think of a better way to start than signing one of my best friends. I also really believe in him as an artist and am looking forward to everyone hearing what we're working on."

Farr, a Missouri native, has three hit songs to his credit ("Redneck Crazy," "Whiskey in My Water" and "A Guy Walks Into a Bar") with Sony. With his debut album "Redneck Crazy" released in 2013, Tyler Farr landed in second on the Billboard Country Albums Chart. He released his sophomore disc, "Suffer in Peace," in 2015, but two follow-up singles to "A Guy Walks Into a Bar" didn't crack the top 25. He left the label in September 2018.

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Suffer in Peace CD review - Suffer in Peace
Sometimes, you have to start at the top before you can get real. Tyler Farr's 2013 debut, "Redneck Crazy," spawned two hits and landed in the Top Five. Colt Ford had him take ""Dirt Road Anthem" for a spin before Jason Aldean cut it. His sophomore effort, "Suffer in Silence," is more introspective. Producers Jim Catino and Julian King showcase an 11-song collection here (3 of which Farr had a hand in writing) that has a much different feel from the full »»»
Redneck Crazy CD review - Redneck Crazy
Tyler Farr has a hit on his hands with the title track, and like a good chunk of his debut, he seems far more content with being derivative instead of imaginative. Farr does little to separate himself from the pack, but how could he given that he goes for hip hop, rocks, raps and sings about rednecks and drinking? In other words, there's not a whole lot even remotely new or trailblazing. Farr comes from what is becoming long line of current country artists intent on meshing country with »»»
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: Rising Appalachia buck the mainsteam, and that's fine with them – Rising Appalachia would not be accused of being in the musical mainstream. Not too many bands who combine folk and Appalachian sounds with new world music could possibly be. And that suits the sister-led duo of Chloe Smith and Leah Song just fine. In fact, at one point, Chloe made it clear she did not embrace radio play as a sign of success... »»»
Concert Review: Bingham plays with something to prove – Ryan Bingham mainly focused on songs from his sixth album "American Love Song," for this lively show. Backed by a supportive band that also included two female backup singers and a fiddler, Bingham's eclectic setlist touched upon country, singer/songwriter folk, rock and blues. Bingham reached for lively country sounds early on, with... »»»
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