Big Machine signs Phillips, releases EP
Friday, September 29, 2017
– Not only did Josh Phillips sign a record deal, he also released music.
Phillips inked witb Big Machine Records, it was announced today The singer/songwriter, who is recording his debut album, offers a preview "Lee County EP (The Acoustic Sessions).
The track list is:
1. "Fixer Upper" | Josh Phillips, Marcus Kiser
2. "Midnighters" | Josh Phillips, Randy Montana
3. "Fast Ride" | Josh Phillips, Brian Davis
4. "Long Way Home" | Josh Phillips
5. "Kids That Did" | Josh Phillips, Ray Fulcher, Jonathan Singleton
"From the moment I met Scott Borchetta and the team at Big Machine, it felt like home," said Phillips. "Everybody comes to Nashville with a dream and it's one that I would think of every time I played a little bar or club just grinding it out. Today, I get to live out that dream for me and my fans. I'm excited to share my music with the world!"
The North Carolina joins Luke Combs on his Don't Tempt Me With a Good Time Tour, starting Oct. 3 at The Roxy in Los Angeles.
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