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Wednesday, July 26, 2017 – Brett Eldredge will take up a new residence in August, for three hours anyway.

The singer will visi tNBC's TODAY for a three-hour residency on Aug. 7, beginning at 8 a.m. This is three days after the release of his self-titled disc.

local time. In addition to interviews and co-hosting duties throughout the morning, Eldredge will take the Citi Concert Series stage. Eldredge has a Top 20 single "Somethin' I'm Good At" and has released "Castaway" and "Love Someone."

Eldredge talked about "Crystal Clear" and "Brother," two upbeat songs on the disc.

"I wrote 'Crystal Clear' at a time when there was a lot of racial tension in the world - there always has been, but this was a moment when it was really hitting the media," Eldredge saod of the track he co-wrote with Heather Morgan and Jordan Reynolds. "I was down in the islands, and I was in a situation where everybody was just loving everybody. It didn't matter the color of your skin, it didn't matter anything. You can go to that place in your mind where you can see beyond all the hate, and I think this song is about that. It's like, let's run away from all the madness in this world. There are crystal clear waters out there. There's a brighter future. There's a brighter place with sunny, blue skies and white sandy beaches."

Eldredge's "Brother" (co-written with Tom Douglas) tells the story of growing up with his real-life brother Brice and the support they each provide for the other.

"A couple of years ago, my brother was going through a tough time. He was kind of heartbroken, but I think, as brothers, you don't always talk about a lot of things. You try to play it tough. So instead of having a talk, I wrote the song. We're all way too sensitive in life to not be able to tell somebody our feelings and say we care about them and that we love them. That's what 'Brother' is about."

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Coming off a string of six consecutive number one hits from his first two albums, "("Bring You Back" and "Illinois"), Brett Eldredge had a choice; take deliberate aim at the chart summit or follow his heart. He opted for the latter and delivers a thread of love and love lost songs. He self-titled his fourth album saying it was his most honest collection of songs to date. The Illinois native is known for doing death-defying stunts when his songs hit the top of »»»
Glow CD review - Glow
If things ever go south for Brett Eldredge in the country music field, he should have no problem transitioning into the world of contemporary crooners like Michael Buble and Harry Connick, Jr. For on his debut holiday outing, "Glow," Eldredge takes off his hat and puts on his tuxedo as he delivers a pitch perfect, old-school dose of Christmas cheer. Across a swath of 10 (or 13 for those springing for the deluxe edition) traditional favorites and 1 original, Eldredge taps into a nostalgic »»»
Illinois CD review - Illinois
They're not exactly Waylon and Willie or even Moe and Joe, but Brett Eldredge and Thomas Rhett are becoming quite the duo. There's the recently announced Suits and Boots tour pairing the burgeoning young country stars. Give a listen to the saucy "You Can't Stop Me" on Eldredge's sophomore release. Rhett's vocals and the memorable line "Goose is loose" helps set the tone for the rest of the 12-song title. Granted, Eldredge is from small-town farm »»»
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: Lane, Ramsey, Barrett cover their bases – Covers played a far more prominent role than usual at a country show. And instead of what is typically the least course of resistance in recent years of country artists succumbing to their renditions of a rock hit, Chris Lane, Mason Ramsey and Gabby Barrett played songs that actually were country hits. Interestingly, the youngest of the bunch, Ramsey,... »»»
Concert Review: Mumford and Sons up to snuff, for the most part – Mumford and Sons have always played it smart when it has come to career moves. They have not overtoured by becoming regular fixtures on the touring circuit. Their M.O. is to tour just enough upon an album release and then disappear for a stretch. Ditto for releasing new music ("Delta" just came out last month, Mumford's first release... »»»
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