Paisley unveils new music
Friday, September 29, 2023
– Brad Paisley is releasing the first four songs off his upcoming album, "Son Of The Mountains," together today for the first time with "Son Of The Mountains: The First Four Tracks."
Paisley wants listeners to experience these four songs in this specific sequencing to help paint the journey involved in writing the music for this record. Paisley said the album "doesn't shy away from reflecting real life and real situations going on in America and in our world today. This is what I think country music is about, which is truth."
"Son Of The Mountains: The First Four Tracks" includes the previously released tracks "Same Here" featuring Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and "So Many Summers" plus the newly released title track "Son Of The Mountains" and "The Medicine Will." The full studio album is anticipated for release in early 2024
Paisley will premiere the music videos in a live stream event today in partnership with YouTube and journalist Chris Willman of Variety at 1 p.m. eastern time today.
The new songs released today, "Son Of The Mountains" and "The Medicine Will," are representations of the Appalachian region including Paisley's home state of West Virginia.
Paisley created videos, directed by Jim Shea and edited by Paisley, to encapsulate the sentiment of each song. "Son Of The Mountains" recording and video both feature Dan Tyminski and Jerry Douglas and include scenery of the state. "The Medicine Will" focuses on the opioid epidemic and was shot in black and white and in the depths of a coal mine featuring real life-stories of addicts, survivors and first responders.
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