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McCreery needs some "You Time"

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 – Scotty McCreery released his new single, "You Time," today.

The new track is the first from an expected forthcoming album, the follow-up to "Seasons Change." A release date for the new project will be announced soon.

The song was written by McCreery, Frank Rogers and Aaron Eshuis, and produced by Rogers, Eshuis and Derek Wells.

"I am so excited to have new music out," said McCreery. "I wrote this with Frank and Aaron at a time when I was on the road more than I'd ever been before, and I'd get home just in time to see Gabi heading out to start her shift as a nurse. I was craving some 'You Time' with her, and that inspired this song. Of course, now during the pandemic, we're having a lot of 'You Time,' which I love."

McCreery released a behind-the-scenes video of the recording.

As the first act to welcome the return of live concertgoers to the Ryman Auditorium, McCreery debuted the song on Sept. 4 to both a national livestream pay-per-view audience as well as a sold-out limited in-venue audience of 125 fans in the 'LIVE AT THE RYMAN' series. This was a full-circle moment as McCreery's sold-out performance in March marked the last show by a single artist act to take place prior to the Ryman's temporary suspension of operations.

Since mid-March, McCreery has done almost 100 live-stream performances.


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