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Houser goes for "Song Number 7"

Monday, March 28, 2016 – Fresh off his fourth number one with "We Went" and releasing his new album, "Fired Up" Randy Houser went to country radio today with his new single "Song Number 7."

The song is the second most-added song at country radio with 60 first week reporters, marking Houser's highest first week add total to date. The song was written by Justin Wilson, Ben Hayslip and Chris Janson.

Houser is currently performing headlining dates and will join Dierks Bentley for the 2016 Somewhere On A Beach Tour starting in May. Upcoming tour dates are:
April 10 - Country Thunder - Florence, Ariz.
April 15 - Tortuga Music Festival - Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
April 16 - Jesters Live - Daytona Beach, Fla.
May 12 - PNC Bank Arts Center - Holmdel, N.J.*
May 13 - First Niagara Pavilion - Pittsburgh, Pa.*
May 14 - BB&T Pavilion - Philadelphia, Pa.*
May 20 - Blossom Music Center - Cleveland, Ohio*
May 21 - Hollywood Casino Amphitheater - Chicago, Ill.*
May 22 - DTE Energy Music Theatre - Clarkston, Mich.*
June 2 - The Pavilion at Montage Mountain - Scranton, Pa.*
June 4 - Darling's Waterfront Pavilion - Bangor, Me.*
June 10 - Xfinity Theatre - Hartford, Conn.*
June 11 - Xfinity Center - Boston, Mass.*
June 16 - Country Fest - Cadott, Wisc.*
June 17 - Moondance Jammin' Country Fest - Walker, Minn.*
June 18 - Wapello County Fair - Eldon, Iowa
June 19 - Buckeye Country Superfest - Columbus, Ohio*
June 25 - Nebraskaland Days - North Platte, Neb.*
June 26 - Stir Cove at Harrah's Hotel & Casino - Council Bluffs, Iowa
July 1 - Trackside Music Festival - London, Ont.
July 14 - PNC Music Pavilion - Charlotte, N.C.*
July 15 - Aaron's Ampthitheatre at Lakewood - Atlanta, Ga.*
July 16 - MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre - Tampa, Fla.
July 22 - Walnut Creek Amphitheatre - Raleigh, N.C.*
July 23 - Jiffy Lube Live - Bristow, Va.*
July 24 - Veterans Univted Home Loans Amphitheater - Virginia Beach, Va.*
July 28 - Big Valley Jamboree - Camrose, Alta.
July 29 - Rockin' River Country Music Festival - Merritt, B.C.
July 30 - Mountain Home Country Music Festival - Mountain Home, Ida.
July 31 - Oregon Jamboree - Sweet Home, Ore.
Aug. 6 - Lakeview Amphitheater - Syracuse, N.Y.*
Aug. 12 - Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - St. Louis, Mo.*
Aug. 13 - Klipsch Music Center - Indianapolis, Ind.*
Aug. 20 - Gexa Energy Pavilion - Dallas, Texas*
Sept. 9 - Shoreline Amphitheatre - Mountain View, Calif.*
Sept. 10 - Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre - Irvine, Calif.*
Sept. 11 - Sleep Train Amphitheatre - San Diego, Calif.*

Dates for the 2016 Somewhere On A Beach Tour.

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Fired Up CD review - Fired Up
A brand of neo-traditional country music has entered the mainstream scene in response to the hip hop beats of bro country and smooth EDM of metro country. Artists like Aaron Watson and Randy Houser are providing a strong alternative on the charts for fans who prefer their country closer to its roots. The challenge for a country artist today is to find a balance between the fans and their business. A small handful of writers are responsible for most of the mainstream chart toppers, resulting in a »»»
How Country Feels CD review - How Country Feels
Despite a good track record of releasing quality music, Randy Houser hasn't become a consistent chart-topper yet. His new album, "How Country Feels," has already brought him one hit song with the title track, so perhaps a change of scenery (Houser is now on Stoney Creek) was what his career needed. Houser's last album, "They Call Me Cadillac," was a bluesy, varied album that unfortunately yielded no hits. This time around, he's gone for a much simpler »»»
They Call Me Cadillac CD review - They Call Me Cadillac
Country music needs more true country songs, not more songs proving country credentials. Randy Houser's latest contains a few examples of the former. After bragging unnecessarily in one verse about liking to "smoke from my left hand," he ends the chorus to Whistlin' Dixie by stating, "I ain't just Whistlin' Dixie." Then on the bluesy, rocking Out Here In The Country he tells us, "Them city lights ain't my cup of tea." But this bluster all »»»
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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