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Brown authors "Chapter 1"

Friday, March 4, 2016 – Kane Brown makes his label debut with "Chapter 1," a five-song EP from the Georgian set for release March 18.

The collection includes Brown's debut radio single and viral fan favorite "Used To Love You Sober." Brown four of the songs for his RCA Nashville release. He signed with the label in January.

"I'm so excited to release Chapter 1 - my fans have been so patient and supportive as I've worked on this project!" said Brown, 22. "From the writer's room to the studio to playing these songs night after night on tour, it's been an incredible experience. I'm grateful to my fans and can't wait for what's to come in the future but right now let's start with Chapter 1."

Brown has been on his first headlining tour with more than 35 sold-out dates. In May, Brown teams up with Florida Georgia Line, Cole Swindell and The Cadillac Three for the 56-date 2016 Dig Your Roots Tour with stops in Philadelphia, Chicago, Denver and Nashville.

The track listing is:
1) Wide Open - (Kane Brown/Corey Crowder/Justin Lantz)
2) Used To Love You Sober - (Kane Brown/Josh Hoge/Matthew McVaney)
3) Last Minute Late Night - (Ben Caver/Corey Crowder/Matthew McGinn)
4) Excuses - (Kane Brown/Josh Hoge/Matthew McVaney)
5) There Goes My Everything - (Kane Brown/Josh Hoge/Matthew McVaney/Chris Young)
A full length is expected from Brown later this year.

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