Nichols finds out <I>The Shape I'm In</I>
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Nichols finds out The Shape I'm In

Thursday, July 8, 2010 – Joe Nichols just released a new single, The Shape I'm In, as the follow-up to his three-week number one hit Gimmie That Girl.

Rhett Akins, Dallas Davidson and Ben Hayslip, otherwise known as the Peach Pickers, penned both songs, which are on Nichols' "Old Things New."

"It's a natural fit," said Nichols. "Same writers and same feel with the production as 'Gimmie that Girl,' plus, I'm a big fan of the Muscle Shoals groove/sound, and this song lends itself to that sound. It also has a 'feeling good' lyric. Definitely my kind of song."

Gimmie That Girl became the first single of 2010 to hold the number 1 position on the music charts for three consecutive weeks. Since 2008 6 other artists have had a single last three weeks at the top on the Country Aircheck/Mediabase chart (Lady Antebellum, Brad Paisley, Alan Jackson, Jason Aldean, Trace Adkins and Taylor Swift).

Nichols will be touring for the remainder of the summer and into the fall.


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