Kix Brooks single released
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
– Kix Brooks' first Arista Nashville solo single, New To This Town,
officially hit the airwaves this week becoming Billboard's most added song and Country Aircheck's second most added song on the country airplay charts with a combined 48 reporting stations playing the song.
"The single's title, New To This Town, pretty much says it all," said Brooks. "I'd written the song with some old friends and wanted to put it down while it was fresh in my mind. It was as if it were meant to be. Then it was mentioned, 'some Joe Walsh sounding slide' would sound great on the track. What are the chances the man himself would be generous enough to help me out. What you hear today is a lotta luck....and a little bit of magic. You can't go back, but finding a place to start over is what makes life worth living - I'm really excited."
Co-written by Brooks and longtime friends Marv Green and Terry McBride, New To This Town, is on iTunes.
For 20 years, Brooks was with Brooks & Dunn, the most successful duo in country music having sold more than 30 million albums, released 23 number one singles.
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With no disrespect to Kix Brooks, but back when he was half of the super successful Brooks & Dunn, this diminutive one sometimes seemed to be Andrew Ridgeley to George Michaels; he was Oates to Hall. Hopefully, though, the wonderful new "New to This Town" will put that stereotype to rest. Brooks was also the humorous, gregarious side of Brooks & Dunn, which starkly contrasted Ronnie's many times uptight, shy stage presence.
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