Keith the younger announces debut disc
Friday, October 11, 2013
– Krystal Keith will release her debut disc, "Whiskey & Lace," on Dec. 10 on Show Dog-Nashville, the label started by her father, Toby.
Toby Keith and Mark Wright produced the disc with the debut single Let Your Redneck On released to radio. Written by Krystal and producer Nathan Chapman (Taylor Swift, Keith Urban), the song was also produced by Chapman.
The album's other nine tracks credit top songwriters including Rodney Clawson, Dennis Linde, Tim James, Eddy Raven, Bobby Pinson and Casey Beathard. Krystal Keith has writer credit on three songs, including the viral video smash Daddy Dance With Me, which she wrote as a surprise for her father. The two danced to the song at her wedding. Released on Father's Day of this year, the song's video rapidly drew almost 2 million views a
Currently on a radio tour, the Oklahoma native was recently honored to perform at her father's Oklahoma Twister Relief Concert in Norman alongside Willie Nelson, Sammy Hagar, Trisha Yearwood, Ronnie Dunn, Garth Brooks and Carrie Underwood.
Songs on the CD are:
1. Doin' It (Toby Keith, Bobby Pinson)
2. Can't Buy You Money (Toby Keith, Scotty Emerick)
3. What Did You Think I'd Do (Toby Keith)
4. Daddy Dance With Me (Krystal Keith, Mica Roberts, Sonya Rutledge)
5. Cabo San Lucas (Toby Keith, Eddy Raven)
6. Him And This Tattoo (Tim James, Casey Beathard)
7. Beautiful Weakness (Mica Roberts, Sonya Rutledge)
8. Down Into Muddy Water (Dennis Linde)
9. Get Your Redneck On (Krystal Keith, Nathan Chapman)
10. Whiskey & Lace (Krystal Keith, Rodney Clawson, Lynn Hutton)
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