Corbin is all over soph release
Monday, June 18, 2012
– Easton Corbin will release his second album, "All Over The Road," on Sept. 18 on Mercury.
The 11-song set includes the single Lovin' You Is Fun, written by Bob DiPiero and Jim Beavers. The set was produced by Carson Chamberlain.
"'All Over the Road' is a fun title," Corbin said, "but it's also actually what we're doing out there. We're all over the road trying to get music out to everybody, so I just thought it made sense."
"All Over The Road" is the follow-up to Easton's acclaimed self-titled debut that Mercury released in 2010. "Easton Corbin" spawned back-to-back number ones with his first two singles - A Little More Country Than That and Roll With It, making him the first country male artist in 17 years to have his first two consecutive singles reach number one.
In December 2010, the Florida native won all of the Breakthrough Artist awards at the inaugural American Country Awards - Artist of the Year: Breakthrough Artist, Single of the Year: Breakthrough Artist and Music Video: Breakthrough Artist for "A Little More Country Than That."
He is now opening for Brad Paisley on the Virtual Reality Tour.
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