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Combs releases title track of new album

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 – Luke Combs' new song "What You See Is What You Get" is debuting today. The song is the title track of Combs' sophomore album, which will be out Nov. 8 via River House Artists/Columbia Nashville

Combs is set to headline his first ever stadium show at Appalachian State University's Kidd Brewer Stadium in Boone, N.C. on May 2, 2020. Tickets for the show, which includes Ashley McBryde and Drew Parker, are available for verified pre-sale with general onsale this Friday at 10 a.m. eastern. The stadium show is part of Combs' newly confirmed "What You See Is What You Get Tour."

Combs sold out Lexington, Ky.'s Rupp Arena in 12 minutes, breaking the record for the fastest sell-out in the venue's 43-year history. Paul McCartney held the previous record.

At University Park, Pa.'s Bryce Jordan Center, Comb had the fastest single-show sell-out, according to his publicist, although the time frame was not released. The record had been held by Luke Bryan.

Produced by Scott Moffatt, "What You See Is What You Get" features 17 songs including the five tracks previously released via "The Prequel" EP earlier this summer. Combs' new single is "Even Though I'm Leaving."

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The Prequel EP CD review - The Prequel EP
The saying, 'Strike while the iron's hot,' applies to many situations, but especially to the music business. The scene moves so fast these days that this last year's star could be this year's 'Where are they now?' Luke Combs moved quickly up the country music popularity ladder, so he's smart to put out this five-song EP between full-lengths. First single, "Beer Never Broke My Heart," is a throwaway tune, built upon a solidly thumping, Waylon Jennings-like groove. »»»
This One's For You Too CD review - This One's For You Too
Luke Combs has gotten a lot of life out of his album "This One's for You," which includes his breakthrough hit "Hurricane," as well as the popular single "When It Rains It Pours." This deluxe edition includes five new tracks, many of which are just as strong as the original 12. "Houston, We Got a Problem" includes a smart lyric highlighting specific details about that big Texas city. Even though it has all these famous landmarks, it doesn't have »»»
This One's For You CD review - This One's For You
Five years ago, when beer-drinking, truck-driving-in-the-country country songs were en vogue, Luke Combs' full-length debut would have fit right in. In 2017, when pop music rules the country market and male singers are more likely to wear a stylish jacket instead of a flannel shirt, Combs is positively refreshing. "Hurricane," the first single and first top five hit of Combs' career, sounds like a typical Jason Aldean ballad at the onset, but then builds into something more »»»
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: With or without band, Isbell satisfies – Usually, when an artist performs without his regular backing band, it becomes about mathematics of subtraction. That artist is armed with far fewer artistic weapons at his/her disposal, after all. In Jason Isbell's case, though, when he performed with just his wife and fiddler Amanda Shires, it was more about substitution than subtraction.... »»»
Concert Review: Grammy nominations aside, Yola, Kiah are the real deal – Grammy nominations do not make the artist, but Yola and opener Amythyst Kiah underscored time and again on this night that the honors were well deserved. In fact, Yola and Kiah's other group, Our Native Daughters, are nominated in the same category - Best American Roots. Yola has three other nominations as well. The clear winners... »»»
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