Sign up for newsletter
 

Allen goes down "Memory Lane"

Saturday, September 22, 2018 – Jimmie Allen will release his debut CD, "Memory Lane," on Oct. 12 via Stoney Creek Records / BBR Music Group.

The title takes its name from the street Allen grew up on in Milton. Dec. and pays tribute to the influence home and family has had on his journey. Allen merges R&B and country.

"Mercury Lane is where my journey began," he said. "All of the fundamental life lessons that shaped my values and make me who I am today, I was taught on that street - it's where I learned about love, family, life, how to believe in myself, the concept of never giving up, following your dreams and being a good person."

"This album touches on all of those ideals and truly feels like I'm sharing a piece of my heart with the world. I've been working toward this moment for so long; I can't wait to share it with everyone."

"Mercury Lane" comes nearly one year to the day after Allen dropped his self-titled EP. He has enjoyed chart success with the single "Best Shot."

Allen, who moved to Nashville in 2007, will make his national TV debut on Oct. 9 on NBC's TODAY.

The track listing is:
1. "American Heartbreaker" - (Jimmie Allen, Lance Miller, Chris Stevens, Ash Bowers)
2. "Make Me Want To" - (Jimmie Allen, Paul Sikes, Jennifer Denmark)
3. "Deserve to Be" - (Jimmie Allen, Danielle Blakey, Tripp Howell)
4. "How to Be Single" - (Natalie Hemby, Shane McAnally, Jimmy Robbins)
5. "Wait for It" - (Ash Bowers, Thom McHugh, Steve Williams)
6. "High Life" - (Lance Miller, Brett Warren, Brad Warren, Chris Stevens)
7. "21" - (Brandon Hood, Josh Jenkins, Ash Bowers)
8. "Underdogs" - (Ash Bowers, Brandon Lay, Jonathan Singleton)
9. "Like You Do" - (Jimmie Allen, JP Williams, Josh London, Jason Mizell)
10. "Back of Your Mind" - (Jimmie Allen, Matthew McVaney, Devin Tolentino)
11. "Boy Gets a Truck" - (Ash Bowers, Aaron Scherz)
12. "County Lines" - (Brett Tyler, Ben Burgess, Matt Dragstrem)
13. "Best Shot" - (Jimmie Allen, Josh London, JP Williams)
14. "Warrior" - (Jimmie Allen, Casey Beathard, Ash Bowers)
15. "All Tractors Ain't Green" - (Jimmie Allen, Brandon Hood, Tim Nichols)

The CD was produced by Ash Bowers and Eric Torres.

Allen will tour with Scotty McCreery and Kane Brown and go to the United Kingdom with Chase Rice.

Tour dates are:
Oct. 23 -London, UK-Chase Rice Lambs & Lions UK Tour
Oct. 24 - Manchester, UK- Chase Rice Lambs & Lions UK Tour
Oct. 25 - Glasgow, UK- Chase Rice Lambs & Lions UK Tour
Oct. 27 - Birmingham, UK- Chase Rice Lambs & Lions UK Tour
Oct. 28 - London, UK- Chase Rice Lambs & Lions UK Tour
Nov. 29 - Dallas, TX-Scotty McCreery Seasons Change Tour
Nov. 30 - San Antonio, TX-Scotty McCreery Seasons Change Tour
Dec. 7 - St. Paul, MN-Scotty McCreery Seasons Change Tour
Dec. 9-Chicago, IL-Scotty McCreery Seasons Change Tour
Dec. 13-Cincinnati, OH-Scotty McCreery Seasons Change Tour
Dec. 15-Grand Rapids, MI-Scotty McCreery Seasons Change Tour
Jan. 17-Atlanta, GA-Scotty McCreery Seasons Change Tour
Jan. 18-Charlotte, NC-Scotty McCreery Seasons Change Tour
Jan. 19-Raleigh, NC-Scotty McCreery Seasons Change Tour
Jan. 25-Boston, MA-Scotty McCreery Seasons Change Tour
Jan. 26-Westbury, NY-Scotty McCreery Seasons Change Tour
Feb. 15- Rockford, IL-Kane Brown Live Forever Tour
Feb. 16- Brookings, SD -Kane Brown Live Forever Tour
Feb. 17- Grand Forks, ND -Kane Brown Live Forever Tour
Feb. 28- Bloomington, IL -Kane Brown Live Forever Tour
March 1- Cape Girardeau, MO -Kane Brown Live Forever Tou
March 2- Bossier City, LA -Kane Brown Live Forever Tour

More news for Jimmie Allen

CD reviews for Jimmie Allen

Memory Lane CD review - Memory Lane
Jimmie Allen's "Mercury Lane" is an album of likeable pop-country. Being likeable is always a good thing, but an album of music merely that is not a sonic description that leads directly to a hearty recommendation. The production on the full-length is big, bright - and in a word - pop. Allen may be a country guy, but these 15 songs will never be confused with real country sounds. Lyrically, Allen - who had a hand in writing most of this album - pushes many of the right radio »»»
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: The Lil Smokies provide the perfect antidote – On a night when the world to be falling further apart thanks to coronavirus (this would be the night the NBA postponed the season), there stood The Lil Smokies to at least in some small measure save the day. The quintet is part of a generation of musicians with bluegrass as the basis, but not totally the sum of the music either.... »»»
Concert Review: White makes the case for himself, no matter how dark the music – John Paul White opined with a glint in his eyes that his songs were not of the uplifting variety. In fact, they were downright dark. How else to explain "The Long Way" with the line "long way home back to you." Or "James," a song inspired by his grandfather who suffered from dementia. But lest you think that the Alabama... »»»
Follow Country Standard Time  Subscribe to Country News Digest  Follow Country Standard Time on twitter  Visit Country Standard Time on Facebook 

Elsewhere in the news

Currently at the CST blogs

Lewis (and her daughters) make beautiful music (occasionally) and carry on the legacy Linda Gail Lewis has several interesting bullet points on her lengthy resume. She released her first singles in 1963 at age 16, and her first solo album, "The Two Sides of Linda Gail Lewis," in 1969 when she was just 22; her follow up album wouldn't appear until 1990.... »»»
Hancock shows he's still "Man of the Road" Wayne Hancock exhibits his well-defined self-deprecation while describing the nature of his vinyl/digital only release, "Man of the Road." "Yeah, greatest hits," he says with a raspy chortle, the sound that every smoke-filled, whiskey-soaked roadhouse he's ever loaded into would... »»»
With "Headlights," Della Mae turns it up Ten years on, Della Mae has covered a lot of ground in the world of bluegrass, and the band is meeting the challenges of building a sustaining, long-term career with its latest release "Headlights."... »»»
The Mavericks "Play the Hits" When recording its album "Play the Hits," The Mavericks approached this covers album in much the same way the band creates any of its other studio albums. "Above all, we're always trying to reach a certain musical... »»»
A Long Way Back: The Songs of Glimmer CD review - A Long Way Back: The Songs of Glimmer
It's not uncommon for artists to tour and play complete records during album anniversary years, but Kim Richey has taken the extra (and much appreciated) step of rerecording "Glimmer," and giving it the title,  »»»
Lady Like CD review - Lady Like
When it comes to the love department, life seemingly has not very kind at all to Ingrid Andress. That's more than apparent for Andress on her eight-song EP debut. She sure thinks a lot about love and its associated problems, »»»
To Live In Two Worlds Volume 1 CD review - To Live In Two Worlds Volume 1
Fans of Eric Brace and Peter Cooper are certainly familiar with the guitarist and singer-songwriter, Thomm Jutz, who has become the third member of that trio over the past few recordings. Jutz is increasingly »»»
Blindsided CD review - Blindsided
It's appropriate that singer/songwriter Mark Erelli takes a different tack with the aptly named "Blindsided," an album exploreing the inner sanctums of the soul and the conflicts that inevitably shake one's perceptions »»»
Your Life is a Record CD review - Your Life is a Record
Whenever Brandy Clark's "Your Life is a Record" is described as the work of a smart, female singer/songwriter - an inevitable characterization - you may immediately picture 11 sophisticated pop songs. And make no mistake »»»
Getting Good CD review - Getting Good
Lauren Alaina's "Getting Good" may not measure up to a traditionalist's high standards, but as a pop-country compromise, it's pretty darn good. Whether it's the fiddle running through the proving-I'm-country "In My Veins," »»»