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Young announces acoustic EP

Friday, June 21, 2019 – Brett Young announced today he will release "The Acoustic Sessions" EP on Sept. 13.

The stripped-down collection features five tracks co-written by Young from his chart-topping album "Ticket to L.A." CD, which came out in December.

Available today, Young delivers the acoustic treatment to his multi-week number one hit, "Here Tonight," and his new single "Catch."

New tracks and accompanying videos will continue to be unveiled monthly, culminating with the EP's full release on Sept. 13 as it approaches the album's one year anniversary.

"Don't Wanna Write This Song" will be out July 19, autobiographical "Chapters" featuring Gavin DeGraw drops Aug. 16, and the title track is out Sept. 13.

The track list is:
1. "Here Tonight" (Brett Young, Ben Caver, Justin Ebach, Charles Kelley)
2. "Catch" (Brett Young, Ross Copperman, Ashley Gorley)
3). "Don't Wanna Write This Song" (Brett Young, Zach Crowell, Sean McConnell)
4. "Chapters" (Brett Young, Ross Copperman, Gavin DeGraw)
5. "Ticket to L.A." (Brett Young, Zach Crowell, Jon Nite)

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