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.
More news for High Valley
CD reviews for High Valley
There's a scene in the movie "Bull Durham" where Kevin Costner tells Tim Robbins how holding the record for most home runs in the minor leagues is kind of a dubious honor - it shows a lot of years that you didn't make it to the majors. Is that what being the biggest country band in Canada is like? High Valley, who've scored an impressive run of Great White North charting singles and awards, would disagree - Shania's a Canuck ,of course. And everybody's from somewhere. »»»
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: There's a lot to be said about The Felice Brothers
The Felice Brothers have soldiered on, occupying the fringes of the musical world with ups and downs. After not knowing whether the group would even continue following the departure of half of the band a few years ago, The Felice Brothers continued with a new rhythm section and a new album, "Undressed," that is heavily political.... »»»
Concert Review: Turner bring it on (to his second) home
Frank Turner opined during the first of four sold-out nights of the Lost Evenings Festival that Boston was his home away from his British home. The likable, accessible singer hit the sweet spot not only with his perspective, but his performance as well demonstrated why.
Turner made a major change in this year's festival. For the first time, he... »»»
Follow Country Standard Time
Elsewhere in the news
Currently at the CST blogs
After having huge success at the get go with "Redneck Woman," Wilson eventually went her own way and took a break. During her "hiatus," Wilson started her own label and was a "120 percent mom" to her teenage daughter.... »»»
A visit with Hayes Carll finds him taking a rare day off at home to discuss new album "What It Is" co-produced by Brad Jones and Carll's girlfriend, Allison Moorer. "This album works around three themes; our relationship (he and Moorer), the world and myself.... »»»
Dale (The Real Deal) Watson has been releasing hard country albums since 1995 and shows no signs of slowing down on his most recent release, "Call Me Lucky." This record marks his third effort recorded in Memphis, at Sam Phillips Recording Studio, with Watson's regular touring band, The Lone Stars.... »»»
Joy Williams' "Front Porch" album is a beautiful collection of acoustic, country-folk music. The title cut, for instance, includes sweet fiddling, while the rest of the album takes an appreciated low-key approach to its instrumentation. »»»
Randy Rogers makes a big, bold statement with his title track, but it's the smaller insightful moment expressed through "Wine In A Coffee Cup" that stands out most. Rogers sings it empathetically over a swaying groove... »»»
When You're Ready
One of the most celebrated acoustic guitarists working within the Americana field, Molly Tuttle is two-time International Bluegrass Music Association Guitarist of the Year, the first female to be so honored. »»»
Stronger Than the Truth
The beauty of Reba McEntire's albums flows from her way with a phrase, knowing when to modulate to carry us deeper into sadness or joy and when to pull back when she wants us to listen quietly to the lessons of a tear falling. »»»