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Swindell gets "Down Home"

Friday, October 31, 2014 – , Cole Swindell, gearing up to launch his "Down Home Tour" next month, will put out a five-song EP, "Down Home Sessions" on Nov. 17.

“I'm always writing and I have lots of songs that I want my fans to hear. As a songwriter, that's what you want, but everything can't always make it onto your album so I decided the best way to release this music was to put together the "Down Home Session EP,'" he said. "The start of my ‘Down Home Tour’ seemed like the perfect time to put this collection together for the fans, not that I need an excuse to thank them for all the support they have given me over the past year.”

Releasing his self-titled debut album earlier this year on Warner, Swindell has sold 260,000 copies since February, while claiming the title of highest selling country debut since 2011 upon release. The album features Swindell's latest single, "Ain't Worth The Whiskey" plus his first two hits as a solo artist and back-to-back number one single: the gold certified "Hope You Get Lonely Tonight" and the Platinum certified "Chillin' It."

The EP songs are:
1) Ready
2) The Way You're Lovin' Me Now
3) Kiss
4) Workin' On Me
5) Boomerang

Tour dates are:
Nov. 13 Davie, FL Roundup
Nov. 14 Cape Coral, FL Dixie Roadhouse
Nov. 15 De Land, FL Fairgrounds
Nov. 16 St. Petersburg, FL Vinoy Park
Nov. 20 Tulsa, OK Cain's Ballroom
Nov. 21 Fort Worth, TX Billy Bob's Texas
Nov. 22 San Antonio, TX Cowboys Dance Hall
Nov. 28 North Myrtle Beach, SC House of Blues
Nov. 29 Charlotte, NC Coyote Joe's
Dec. 3 Oxford, OH Brick Street Bar-Miami Univ
Dec. 4 Grand Rapids, MI The Intersections
Dec. 5 South Bend, IN Legends of Notre Dame
Dec. 6 Rootstown, OH Dusty Armadillo
Dec. 10 Chicago, IL Joe’s Sports Bar
Dec. 11 Chicago, IL Joes Sports Bar
Dec. 13 Milwaukee, WI The Rave
Dec. 18 Springfield, IL Boondocks
Dec. 19 Indianapolis, IN 8 Seconds Saloon
Dec. 20 Fort Wayne, IN Rusty Spur

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All of It CD review - All of It
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Down Home Sessions EP CD review - Down Home Sessions EP
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Down Home Sessions III CD review - Down Home Sessions III
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Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: With or without band, Isbell satisfies – Usually, when an artist performs without his regular backing band, it becomes about mathematics of subtraction. That artist is armed with far fewer artistic weapons at his/her disposal, after all. In Jason Isbell's case, though, when he performed with just his wife and fiddler Amanda Shires, it was more about substitution than subtraction.... »»»
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