Young goes acoustic with new set
Friday, September 13, 2019
– Brett Young is out today with "The Acoustic Sessions EP." The stripped-down collection features five tracks co-written by Young from his chart-topping album "Ticket to L.A.," which came out last December. The songs include "Here Tonight," "Catch," "Don't Wanna Write This Song," "Chapters" and the title track.
Newcomer Hailey Whitters released "The Days," the first half of her full-length album ,"The Dream," coming next year. The six-song collection EP features three previously released tracks, including "The Days" and "Ten Year Town," and three new songs. Whitters has been receiving some buzz in Nashville.
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