High Valley goes acoustic
Monday, February 5, 2018
– High Valley will release acoustic versions of select tracks from its debut album, "Dear Life," the duo announced today.
Recorded in their farmhouse outside of Nashville, "High Valley: Farmhouse Sessions" is set for release March 23. The album features debut single "Make You Mine" as well as Canadian chart topper "I Be U Be."
"We were out on our first headline tour in the U.S. this fall and witnessed so many amazing fans singing our songs back to us," said Brad Rempel. "We wanted to be able to share that feeling with everyone so we put together a few of our favorites."
"I love the way we recorded these," added his brother, Curtis. "Being able to record this project on our own property was amazing. It encapsulates who we are as a band and brings us back to our roots."
The track list is:
1. "I Be U Be" (Brad Rempel, Jenson Vaughan)
2. "She's With Me" (Brad Rempel, Seth Mosley, Ben Stennis)
3. "Make You Mine" (Brad Rempel, Seth Mosley, Ben Stennis)
4. "Memory Makin'" (Brad Rempel, Seth Mosley, Ben Stennis)
5. "Roads We've Never Taken" (Brad Rempel, Tom Douglas, Jaren Johnston)
6. "The Only" (Jon Nite, Ross Copperman, Nicolle Galyon)
7. "Dear Life" (Brad Rempel, Seth Mosley, Ben Stennis)
The group is also hitting the road in the U.S. Europe and Australia. Tour dates are:
Feb. 15 Kansas City, Mo.
Feb. 16 Osceola, Ia.
Feb. 17 Champaign, Ill.
Feb. 24 Grand Prairie, Alberta, Canada
March 3 Orlando, Fla.
March 6 Berlin, Germany
March 7 Cologne, Germany
March 8 Amsterdam, Netherlands
March 9 London, United Kingdom
March 10 Glasgow, United Kingdom
March 11 Manchester, United Kingdom
March -17 Queensland, Australia
March 30 Gulf Breeze, Fla.
March 31 Biloxi, Miss.
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