Farr announces EP
Thursday, May 28, 2020
– Tyler Farr will release a four-song EP, "Only Truck in Town," on June 5 on Broken Bow Records.
This marks Farr's first non-single release since 2015. He had hits with "A Guy Walks Into a Bar," "Whiskey in My Water" and "Redneck Crazy."
Jason Aldean, who signed Farr to his label, Night Train Records, produced the four songs. Night Train has a relationship with Broken Bow.
Songs on the EP are:
Only Truck in Town
Soundtrack to a Small Town Sundown
I Wish Dogs Could Live Forever
Heaven on Dirt
Farr, 36, originally released two singles for BNA Records before it folded. He then was on Columbia Nashville, releasing the CDs "Redneck Crazy" in 2013 and "Suffer in Peace" in 2015. He left Sony in 2018 and signed with Night Train the following year.
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