Clark releases new single
Monday, September 12, 2016
– Brandy Clark's new single, "Love Can Go To Hell" was released to country radio today.
Written by Clark and Scott Stepakoff, the song is from "Big Day In A Small Town."
"Anyone that knows me knows I'm a sucker for a good story," said Clark. "It's the challenge of depicting an entire scene in a three-minute song that I really love."
The song took on a different mood when Clark and producer Jay Joyce took the song into the studio. "That was a straight up ballad when I brought it in," said Clark. "He didn't change the tempo of it, but he changed the energy of it in a way that makes it feel like a mid-tempo/up-tempo song. You have heard it if you know my catalog, you just haven't heard it like this."
Clark has British dates in Birmingham on Sept. 20, Glasgow on Sept. 21, London on Sept. 23 and Manchester on Sept. 24.
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