Young showcases more Famous Friends on deluxe set
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Young showcases more Famous Friends on deluxe set

Friday, April 29, 2022 – Chris Young has a few more "Famous Friends" as he will be releasing "Famous Friends (Deluxe Edition)" on June 3.

Young released "Everybody Needs a Song," the first of six new tracks. Young collaborates with Old Dominion on the song.

The deluxe set also includes a collaboration with Jimmie Allen and two new solo songs as well as acoustic versions of fan favorites "I'm Comin' Over" and "Think of You" with Cassadee Pope. Young produced or co-produced all 20 songs.

The track listing is:
1. Raised on Country
2. Famous Friends (with Kane Brown)
3. Town Ain't Big Enough (with Lauren Alaina)
4. Drowning
5. Rescue Me
6. Break Like You Do
7.At the End of a Bar (with Mitchell Tenpenny)
8. Love Looks Good on You
9. One of Them Nights
10. When You're Drinking
11. Cross Every Line
12. Hold My Beer Watch This
13. Best Seat in the House
14. Tonight We're Dancing
15. Everybody Needs a Song (with Old Dominion) *
16. If I Knew What Was Good for Me *
17. Music Note (with Jimmie Allen) *
18. Like a Slow Song *
19. Think of You (with Cassadee Pope) (Acoustic Version) *
20. I'm Comin' Over (Acoustic Version) *
* - new song

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