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Newcomer Dawson proclaims it's "All On Me"

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 – Devin Dawson released his first single, "All On Me" on Warner/Atlantic.

Dawson also simultaneously released a behind the scenes performance video that gives a look into recording the album at The Church studio in Nashville.

Dawson, 28, who recently kicked off the first of his tour dates with Grammy-winner Maren Morris, isfrom Orangevale, Cal.

Influences include Johnny Cash, Alan Jackson, Marvin Gaye and Creedence Clearwater Revival. Arriving in Nashville in 2012, he has penned songs for Thomas Rhett, Chase Rice and Dustin Lynch.

For his own album, he employed producer Jay Joyce (Eric Church, Little Big Town, Brothers Osborne). Having co-written every track, the result is a mix of roots and high-voltage country.

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