Good news continues for Chris Young
Monday, August 1, 2011
– Two weeks ago, Chris Young' third album, "Neon," opened at number 4 on the Billboard Top 200 chart to sales of more than 72,000 copies. Last week, he scored his fourth consecutive number one hit with Tomorrow.
Now, Young's sophomore album release, "The Man I Want To Be," was certified Gold by the RIAA, selling more than 500,000 units. The album was released in September 2009 and produced 3 chart toppers including Gettin' You Home, Voices and the title track.
Tomorrow, written by Young with Frank Myers and Anthony Smith, was certified GOLD by the RIAA earlier this summer and is now nearing 650,000 downloads, making it his best-selling digital track to date.
Young will release his next single, You, to hit country radio in mid-August.
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Chris Young has one of the best country voices, and it's always a pleasure to hear him sing. But it's disappointing when the title cut sounds more like the groove to a Justin Bieber song than anything truly country. When, say, someone like Jason Aldean performs music with barely any resemblance to real country music, it's not that big a deal; he's not a great natural singer to begin with. However, Young's voice is just too good to waste on mere pop. ...
Song selection can sometimes seem fairly inessential whenever chosen by a master singer. Such is the case with "It Must Be Christmas," Chris Young's new holiday collection. He sounds as perfectly comfortable with the jazzy "I'll Be Home for Christmas," where its supper club vibe takes a little of the edge off one seriously sad song, as he does with the Phil Spector rock nugget "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)."
Young is also helped out by a few special guests. ...
Chris Young has enjoyed steady success from his previous four releases, and there's no reason to suggest that "I'm Comin' Over" won't do the same. But that doesn't mean that Young is doing anything all that different from what's au courant.
Young's go to has always been his full-sounding, big-bodied voice, and that remains intact here throughout these 11 songs, 9 of which he had a hand in writing. His voice is front and center (that's apparent ...