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Zac Brown Band releases two songs

Friday, July 9, 2021 – Zac Brown Band released two new tracks today - "Out In The Middle" and "Old Love Song." Both were penned by Brown and co-writers Luke Combs, Ben Simonetti and Jonathan Singleton.

"'Out In The Middle' is southern-rock storytelling about being proud of being country, living a simple life, and working hard," Brown said. "It's a tip of the hat to the people who live out in the middle of nowhere, and they're happy being there. People that live in the city often make fun of country people until they come out and experience it for themselves. Then they really get into it. There's a reason that you stay out there."

"Old Love Song" is the band's take on a song about songs. "This is all the songs that you fell in love to. It was like a puzzle trying to put together all the song titles we really love," Brown said, "and making that into a love song. I grew up listening to oldies - songs a lot older than I was. And this song has that feel to it." The song combines love-song titles from all eras and genres of music, from artists like Al Green, Randy Travis, Tom Petty, Keith Whitley and more.

The double single release comes directly on the heels of Zac Brown Band's radio single, "Same Boat."

Up next for the band is The Comeback Tour, which kicks off in August in Holmdel, N.J. and runs through October.


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