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Joe Nichols releases new single

Friday, April 27, 2007 – The first single from Joe Nichols' forthcoming CD, set for release late summer/early fall, was shipped to radio last week. "Another Side of You" was written by Carson Chamberlain and Jamey Johnson and produced by Mark Wright and Brent Rowan.

"Joe is one of the only remaining truly traditional sounding male vocalists in our radio format today," said Universal Records South President and CD co-producer Wright. "This single matches his rich baritone voice with a simple country love song which, in the past, has been quite effective for artists like Merle Haggard, Don Williams, Randy Travis and Mark Chesnutt. We are very excited about getting this song out and on the air."

Nichols said, "I always enjoy the process of recording new material - being in the studio with the musicians and the producers and creating something we all feel is special. This time in the studio, I was once again working with Brent Rowan, who continues to bring so much to the table with my career, and I got a double dose of creativity having Mark Wright as co-producer on this album."

"Mark has an incredible energy and one of the best sets of ears in the business. Both of these men get where I am coming from and what I want to accomplish in the studio. I feel like we captured something fresh and vibrant, and I can't wait for everyone to get a taste of this new music."

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Crickets CD review - Crickets
Joe Nichols suffers from a split personality. With a fine voice like his and songs from his past like Brokenheartsville, Nichols is strongly positioned to lay claim to being one of the very few last traditional country singers standing. There just aren't a whole lot of folks out there with the twang and phrasing (listen to how he holds the notes on the lead-off Just Let Me Fall in Love With You or the twang in Baby You're in Love With Me) out there like Nichols. One of the prime »»»
A Traditional Christmas (digital only)
It's an instance of truth in advertising that Joe Nichols calls his new holiday album "A Traditional Christmas." Traditions are mostly wonderful things. Few would enjoy Christmas, for example, if it was celebrated completely differently every year. However, Nichols' new traditional album is a little too faithful to these familiar Christmas songs. It's as though he's being so careful, he won't open presents on Christmas morning for fear that he might mess up the wrapping paper. »»»
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: Kristofferson gives insight, but no easy answers – When they say music gets better with age, they're not always just talking about songs alone; sometimes they're also referring to the listener. When Kris Kristofferson sings, "Well, I woke up Sunday morning/With no way to hold my head that didn't hurt," to smartly open "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down," he... »»»
Concert Review: No sugarcoating, Welch dishes out an experience – Gillian Welch (accompanied, as always, by master guitarist David Rawlings), celebrated her "The Harrow & The Harvest" album with a powerful night of music. She apologized many times for the utter unhappiness expressed through this album's songs, admitting it's "not the most chipper album" at one point.... »»»
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