FGL announces a six-pack
Monday, May 11, 2020
– Florida Georgia Line announced a surprise six-pack of songs is coming out May 22.
The duo made the announcement via social media: "Can't keep all this new music to ourselves any longer. Excited to announce the #6Pack EP drops next Friday, 5/22 feat. #ILoveMyCountry + 5 more songs to jam out to all summer long!!"
Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard already released "I Love My Country," which extolls the virtues of country music, on March 27 as the first single from their upcoming fifth album. Corey Crowder co-wrote the song with Ernest K. Smith and Charlie Handsome, and also produced it.
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