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"Life Changes" for Rhett

Thursday, July 27, 2017 – "Life Changes" will be Thomas Rhett's third release when it drops Sept. 8 oin Valor Music, he announced today.

Kicking off the album is the hit "Craving You" with Maren Morris helping out. The 14-song disc also contains country ballads, heartland roc, EDM-influenced pop tracks and R&B grooves.

"I am and will always be a country artist," Rhett said. "It's who I am, it's in my blood. I will always try to push boundaries because that rebellious side has been in me since I was a kid. My voice and my journey that inspired these songs is the glue that makes this album cohesive. This is where I'm at musically, and these are my stories."

Rhett produced alongside Dann Huff and Jesse Frasure as well as new collaborators Julian Bunetta and Joe London. Rhett helped write 10 of the 14 tracks.

Fans will next get a taste of new music on Friday when he releases the next single "Unforgettable."

The track listing is:
1. Craving You featuring Maren Morris) Written by Dave Barnes, Julian Bunetta
2. Unforgettable Written by Thomas Rhett, Jesse Frasure, Ashley Gorley, Shane McAnally
3. Sixteen Written by Thomas Rhett, Sean Douglas, Joe Spargur
4. Drink A Little Beer (featuring Rhett Akins) Written by Rhett Akins, Jesse Frasure, Ben Hayslip
5. Marry Me Written by Thomas Rhett, Jesse Frasure, Ashley Gorley, Shane McAnally
6. Leave Right Now Written by Thomas Rhett, Julian Bunetta, Edward Drewett, John Henry Ryan
7. Smooth Like The Summer Written by Thomas Rhett, Jesse Frasure, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne
8. Life Changes Written by Thomas Rhett, Rhett Akins, Jesse Frasure, Ashley Gorley
9. When You Look Like That Written by Jessi Alexander, Matt Dragstrem, David Lee Murphy
10. Sweetheart Written by Thomas Rhett, Rhett Akins, Sean Douglas, Joe Spargur
11. Kiss Me Like A Stranger Written by Thomas Rhett, Dave Barnes, Jordan Reynolds
12. Renegades Written by Thomas Rhett, Julian Bunetta, John Henry Ryan
13. Gateway Love Written by Thomas Rhett, Sean Douglas, Sam Ellis, Emily Weisband
14. Grave Written by Chris DeStefano, Hillary Lindsey, Josh Miller

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