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Janson unveils song list

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 – Chris Janson unveiled the songs on his forthcoming "Everybody" CD.

Janson, who had a hand in writing all dozen songs, will release his second Warner disc on Sept. 22. The record features the five songs on this summer's "Fix A Drink - EP."

The release kicks off with "Who's Your Farmer." "This song was inspired by true events - literally," said Janson of the track he co-wrote with Buddy Owens and Mitch Oglesby. "Riding a tractor, putting in food plots, I love to hunt. That's where the song came from. I just thought it was kind of a fun, sexy, quirky title. I can absolutely picture myself winking at my wife, being stupid and saying, 'Who's your farmer?'"

The track listing is:
1. Who's Your Farmer (Chris Janson, Buddy Owens, Mitch Oglesby)
2. Everybody (Chris Janson, Tom Douglas, Casey Beathard) *
3. Name On It (Chris Janson, Ashley Gorley, Chris DuBois, Ross Copperman)
4. Eyes For Nobody (Chris Janson, Jeremy Stover)
5. Fix A Drink (Chris Janson, Chris DuBois, Ashley Gorley) **
6. Out There (Chris Janson, Corey Crowder)
7. Little Bit Of Both (Chris Janson, Craig Wiseman, Ben Hayslip) ***
8. Our World (Chris Janson, Rhett Akins, Ben Hayslip)
9. Bein' A Dad (Chris Janson, Casey Beathard, Ed Hill)
When You Like Me (Chris Janson, Casey Beathard, Kelly Roland)
11. Redneck Life (Chris Janson, Mitch Oglesby) ****
12. Drunk Girl (Chris Janson, Scooter Carusoe, Tom Douglas)

Produced by Scott Hendricks
* Produced by Chris Janson
** Produced by Brent Anderson and Chris DuBois
*** Produced by Scott Hendricks and Craig Wiseman
**** Produced by Chris Janson and Scott Hendricks

Janson is touring with Sam Hunt and doing his own dates as well.

Tour dates are:
Aug. 23 Nashville, TN Ascend Amphitheatre
Aug. 24 Bristol, TN Appalachian Fair
Aug. 27 DuQuoin, IL DuQuoin State Fair
Aug. 28-29 St. Paul, MN Minnesota State Fair

Sept. 1 Thornville, OH Legend Valley
Sept. 2* Lexington, KY Red White & Boom
Sept. 3 Mt. Pleasant, IA Midwest Old Threshers Reunion
Sept. 9 Clarksville, TN RiverFest 30th Anniversary
Sept. 14* New York, NY Madison Square Garden
Sept. 15* Camden, NJ BB&T Pavilion
Sept. 16* Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live
Sept. 22-23* Nashville, TN Ascend Amphitheater -SOLD OUT-
Sept. 24 Boston, MA House of Blues
Sept. 28 Peoria, IL Tailgate N' Tallboys Music Concert Series
Sept. 29 Kennesaw, GA North Georgia State Fair - Jim R. Miller Park
Sept. 30 Hamilton, OH Big Buls Roadhouse
Oct. 5^ San Antonio, TX AT&T Center
Oct. 6^ Houston, TX Toyota Center
Oct. 7^ Dallas, TX American Airlines Arena
Oct. 14 Perry, GA Georgia National Fair
Oct. 20 Niceville, FL Mullet Festival
Oct. 21 Augusta, GA William B. Bell Auditorium
Oct. 28 Austin, TX Nutty Brown Café & Amphitheatre
* Sam Hunt's "15 in a 30" Tour
^ Tim McGraw and Faith Hill's "Soul2Soul" Tour

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Fix a Drink EP CD review - Fix a Drink EP
The title track for Chris Janson's "Fix a Drink" mines much the same territory of his humorous 2015 single "Buy Me a Boat." It's a song about innocent escapism. Janson may not be the best man to resolve the world's many overwhelming problems, but he can make a killer alcoholic beverage. That's as far as he goes as a fixer. This five-song EP is a relatively light-hearted little project. "Everybody" speaks to the elevated expectations of most humans. »»»
Buy Me A Boat CD review - Buy Me A Boat
A fast rise to the charts is the oft elusive dream of many young musicians. After years of toiling in the trenches in Nashville, Chris Janson had faced his share of hardships and rejections. He'd worked with an impressive roster of artists (Tim McGraw, Justin Moore, Lee Brice), but failed to score any significant attention as an artist himself. Then he followed his wife's advice and self-released a single, "Buy Me a Boat," which became a surprise radio hit. »»»
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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