Paslay sets February for debut
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
– Eric Paslay (pass-lay) will release his self-titled debut album on Feb. 4, 2014.
The album features Paslay's Top 15 hit single Friday Night, which he co-wrote with Rose Falcon and Rob Crosby. The song has been featured in weekly ESPN College Football Friday Primetime Broadcasts this fall.
The Texas native has co-written number one singles Even If It Breaks Your Heart (Eli Young Band), Barefoot Blue Jean Night (Jake Owen) and Angel Eyes (Love & Theft). He also wrote the title track of Lady Antebellum's album "Golden" with the band.
Paslay worked with multiple producers (Marshall Altman and Daniel Hill/Billy) on his 11-song debut album. He had a hand in writing every song, including Less Than Whole with Kenny Alphin, aka Big Kenny. Little Big Town provides vocals on Country Side of Heaven.
Over the last year, Paslay has been nominated for multiple awards for his songwriting including Grammy Best Country Song, ACM Song of the Year and CMA Song of the Year. Through the end of this year, Paslay will be on the road with the Eli Young Band.
Songs on the CD are:
1. "Keep On Fallin'" (Written by Eric Paslay, Matt Nolan and Skip Black)
2. "Friday Night" (Written by Eric Paslay, Rose Falcon and Rob Crosby)
3. "Less Than Whole" (Written by Eric Paslay and Kenny Alphin)
4. "Country Side Of Heaven" (Written by Eric Paslay, Dylan Altman and Shane McAnally)
5. "Never Really Wanted" (Written by Eric Paslay and Walt Aldridge)
6. "Here Comes Love" (Written by Eric Paslay and Anthony Cappolino)
7. "Like A Song" (Written by Eric Paslay and Jason Delkou)
8. "Good With Wine" (Written by Eric Paslay, Jessi Alexander and Gordie Sampson)
9. "She Don't Love You" (Written by Eric Paslay and Jennifer Wayne)
10. "Song About A Girl" (Written by Eric Paslay, Jessi Alexander and Gordie Sampson)
11. "Deep As It Is Wide" (Written by Eric Paslay)
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