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Brown surprises with EP

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 – Kane Brown made a surprise announcement with "Mixtape Vol. 1" coming out on Friday, a seven-song EP on RCA Nashville/Zone 4.

The new EP includes four tracks that Brown has released since the start of 2020, along with three previously unreleased songs. Brown co-wrote each selection on "Mixtape Vol. 1, "his first multi-song project since his Platinum-certified Billboard 200 chart-topping "Experiment" arrived in November 2018.

The 26-year-old singer-songwriter's EP leads with his two current singles, the Top 10-and-climbing country hit, "Cool Again," and Brown's recently-released Top 40 hit, "Be Like That," a collaboration with Swae Lee and Khalid

Also included on the seven-song set is his duet with John Legend, "Last Time I Say Sorry." In April, shortly after the track's release, Brown and Legend made their national television performance debut of "Last Time I Say Sorry" on the CBS primetime special, "ACM Presents: Our Country."

The "Mixtape Vol. 1" selection "Worldwide Beautiful" was originally released on June 4, two days after the music industry's sector-wide Blackout Tuesday in the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd.

The track list is:
1. "Cool Again" - Songwriters: Kane Brown, Josh Hoge, Matt McGinn and Lindsay Rimes; Producer: Dann Huff and Lindsay Rimes
2. "Be Like That (feat. Swae Lee and Khalid)"- Songwriters: Kane Brown, Khalif Brown, Alexander "Eskeerdo" Izquierdo, Khalid Robinson, Ryan Vojtesak and Mike Will; Producer: Charlie Handsome
3. "Worship You"- Songwriters: Kane Brown, Alexander Izquierdo, Ryan Vojtesak and Matt McGinn; Producer: Dann Huff
4. "BFE" - Songwriters: Kane Brown, Sam Ellis, Matt McGinn, Taylor Phillips and Will Weatherly; Producer: Dann Huff
5. "Didn't Know What Love Was" - Songwriters: Kane Brown, Shy Carter, Matt McGinn and Lindsay Rimes; Producer: Dann Huff and Lindsay Rimes
6. "Last Time I Say Sorry (with John Legend)" - Songwriters: John Stephens, Kane Brown, Matt McGinn and Andrew Goldstein; Producer: Andrew Goldstein
7. "Worldwide Beautiful" - Songwriters: Kane Brown, Shy Carter, Ryan Hurd and Jordan Schmidt; Producer: Dann Huff


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