Moore, Wyatt, Bandi out with new music
Sunday, March 29, 2020
– Kip Moore is out with "Wild World." Moore co-wrote all but one of the 13 songs. Moore self-produced the set with help from David Garcia, Luke Dick and Blair Daly. This is Moore's fourth studio album. "She's Mine" was the first single.
Jamie Wyatt is out with her second disc "Neon Cross." The Washington native, who now lives in Nashville, is on the traditional country side. In 2017, Wyatt debuted with "Felony Blues" on Forty Below Records. The songs address topics including her crime, addiction, depression and recovery.
Chris Bandi releases his self-titled debut EP Bandi recently released the single "Man Enough Now," which he co-wrote with Jason Massey and Jason Duke. The disc of the Missouri native contains seven songs.
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If you're one of those people who read CD inserts before listening to the music, Kip Moore starts out with one at least one strike against him on his third album. In the two pages of acknowledgements and thank yous (two pages!) there's this mixed metaphor on thank you number one, which goes out to Jesus: "You continually pull me from the sinking sand. . . I'm out of the woods because of your love." Um, not a lot of sand in the woods, Kip.
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