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Walker Hayes Collaborates with Jake Owen on New Song “Country Stuff”

Walker Hayes is joined by Jake Owen on a collaborative new track. “Country Stuff” is available everywhere you buy or stream music now, May 7th. Take a look below as we dig a little deeper into the new music.

Walker Hayes continues to push the boundaries with his music, never relying on one set style or sound. This is one of the reasons we love him and appreciate his artistry! So far this year, the singer-songwriter has released two heartfelt songs, “Hope You Miss Me” and “Make You Cry.” Today, the singer showcases his fun side in a collaboration with Jake Owen called “Country Stuff.”

Feeling like a bop from the first lyric, the song is unlike anything Hayes has ever released before. The singer shared in an Instagram post that the song is “going to blow your dang mind… and frickin Jake Owen is still blowing my mind,” and we agree. Hayes and Owen partnering up is a unique combination we can get on board with. The new single feels like a groovy, summer jam, perfect timing for this type of song.

“I like country stuff // I sip whiskey from the handle // I got dogs named Jack and Daniel // And my favorite shirts are flannel // Me too baby // I tear up some turnip greens // Now taxidermy that’s art // Favorite movie // You serious Clark // You know I love fishing in the dark // the song, and the real thing”

Hayes has been on a roll this year pumping out new music that fans are loving. We can only hope that this means his next full-length project is in the works or touring will be coming sooner rather than later. In the meantime, the singer takes to his social media pages often to entertain his fans with his talent, his love for his family, and his fun antics.

Walker Hayes and Jake Owen's "Country Stuff" is available now, May 7th

Walker Hayes and Jake Owen’s “Country Stuff” is available now, May 7th

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“Country Stuff” is now available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

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Jake Owen’s “Made For You” Lands Him His 9th Number One Song

Multi-platinum singer-songwriter Jake Owen lands his ninth career number one song at country radio this week with “Made For You”.

Almost a year ago, Jake Owen’s single “Made For You” impacted country radio. The romantic love song was a hit from the start with other country musicians and fans alike. Today, the song hit the top spot on the country charts, marking Owen’s ninth #1 song of his career.

Written by Benjy Davis, Joey Hyde, and Neil Medley, the ballad is all about how love makes your life. It is one of those songs that are so special and heartfelt, making anyone who has ever experienced love feel something. “Made For You” is the fourth radio single off Owen’s latest record Greetings From… Jake. The song is clearly tailor-made for wedding season, and now is the perfect time for the song to peak.

“Early curfews are made for sneakin’ past // Two AM was made for pissed off dads // And I was made for you, yeah I was made for you // like a ship without a sea // Or a song without a melody // I don’t know where I’d be or what I’d do // ‘Cause I was made for you”

Owen has been rather quiet this year, but it’s clear the singer is getting ready to release more music and a new project sooner rather than later. We are excited for what’s next for Owen. Until then, congrats to Jake Owen and his team for another smash hit with “Made For You!”

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“Made For You” is available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music‘ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

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Lady Antebellum Cancels 2020 Ocean Tour

As summer shows and tours are canceled or postponed throughout the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Lady Antebellum‘s Ocean 2020 Tour with special guests Jake Owen & Maddie and Tae, becomes the latest to post an update. Unfortunately, the entire tour has been canceled.

“We dream about the day we can step back on stage, see all your faces and hear all of your voices singing back to us. Y’all are the reason we do what we do and we find peace knowing that it will be even more special once we get through this together – and we will. While we don’t have future plans to share just yet, we are working with our team around the clock to figure out when and how we can safely get on the road to see all of you. Until then, we’re going to continue to find ways to keep the music playing and stay connected with you.⁣,” The group wrote in an Instagram post shared above.

Ticket holders will receive an e-mail in the coming days regarding refund options.

For more information visit, ladyantebellum.com.

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Lady Antebellum’s Ocean 2020 ORIGINAL Tour Dates:
with Jake Owen & Maddie and Tae

5/21/2020  Albuquerque, NM – Isleta Amphitheater
5/22/2020  Phoenix, AZ – Ak- Chin Pavilion
5/23/2020  San Diego, CA – North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre
5/28/2020  Sacramento, CA – Toyota Amphitheatre
5/29/2020  Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre
5/30/2020  Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Bowl
6/13/2020  Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center
6/14/2020  Hartford, CT – Xfinity Theatre
6/18/2020  Gilford, NH – Bank of NH Pavilion
6/19/2020  Bangor, ME – Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion
6/20/2020  Mansfield, MA – Xfinity Center
6/25/2020  Cleveland, OH – Blossom Music Center
6/26/2020  Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center
6/27/2020  Atlanta, GA – Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
7/10/2020  Omaha, NE – CHI Health Center Omaha
7/16/2020  Bethel, NY – Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
7/17/2020  Pittsburgh, PA
7/18/2020  Indianapolis, IN – Ruoff Music Center
7/23/2020  Birmingham, AL – Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
7/24/2020  Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion
7/25/2020  Raleigh, NC – Coastal Credit Union Music Park @ Walnut Creek
7/31/2020  Jacksonville, FL – Daily’s Place
8/01/2020  Tampa, FL – MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amp
8/02/2020  West Palm Beach, FL – Coral Sky Amphitheater
8/06/2020  Virginia Beach, VA – Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach
8/07/2020  Wantagh, NY – Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
8/08/2020  Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live
8/15/2020  St. Louis, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
8/16/2020  Chicago, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
8/21/2020  Toronto, ON – Budweiser Stage
8/22/2020  Detroit, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre
8/27/2020  Rogers, AR – Walmart AMP
8/28/2020  Dallas, TX – Dos Equis Pavilion
8/29/2020  Houston, TX – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman
9/04/2020  Philadelphia, PA – BB&T Pavilion
9/05/2020  Saratoga Springs, NY – Saratoga Performing Arts Center
9/06/2020  Syracuse, NY – St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater at Lakeview
9/10/2020  Knoxville, TN – Thompson-Bowling Arena
9/11/2020  Southaven, MS – Landers Center
9/12/2020  Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena

 

 

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NY’s Country 94.7 Event with Carly Pearce, Michael Ray & Jake Owen

This past Friday night, New York’s Country 94.7 celebrated their first Up Close & Country of the decade with a special Radio.com event at Chelsea Music Hall. Winning your way in was the only way to catch this special performance from superstars Carly Pearce, Michael Ray, and Jake Owen.

Carly Pearce

Pearce is gearing up to release her sophomore, self-titled album next month but took the time to perform some fan favorites from her debut album, including “Doin It Right”, and “Every Little Thing”. She also performed two previously released songs including “Heart’s Going Out Of Its Mind” and her current single, a duet with Lee Brice, “Hope Your Happy Now”. The former, Pearce explained that she wrote just a few days after her first date with Michael Ray and she told her cowriters that she was “totally going to marry him”.  The latter is currently climbing up the country radio charts and fans were singing along with the songstress.

Michael Ray

It was such a treat for fans to get to see the newlyweds on the same bill. Michael Ray took the stage next, so grateful for the chance to perform during this special night thanks to the radio station and thanked each member of their team. Ray who has a ton of hits in his career so far sang “Kiss You In The Morning”, and his number one song, “One That Got Away”. He also welcomed his beautiful wife back to the stage for a stirring duet of Alison Krauss’ “When You Say Nothing At All”. Watching their chemistry on stage was spectacular. His current single, “Her World Or Mine” had the audience singing along as he emoted true heartbreak.

Michael Ray Carly Pearce

Finally, Jake Owen took the stage to perform some of his biggest songs, including the past decade’s most-played country song “Barefoot Blue Jean Night”.  Owen took time out during his set to talk to the small group of fans, ask them what they wanted to hear and even sang “Happy Birthday” to one lucky audience member. He threw it back to one of his earlier albums with “Alone With You”, and “The One That Got Away”. He also performed a few songs from his most recent album, “Down To The Honky Tonk”, “Drink All Day”, and his current single “Home Made” which he explained was written about his grandparents who are 97 and 95 years old and have been married for 72 years.

Owen even performed the impromptu song he wrote after watching The Bachelor “Alabama Hannah” which went viral on social media after he posted it. His energy, honesty when explaining each song and his banter with the audience made for a great night and the perfect way to kick off the radio station’s events for 2020.

Jake Owen

To keep up with all of the cool things New York’s Country 94.7 has going on be sure to tune in and follow along on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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Lady Antebellum OCEAN 2020 Tour with Jake Owen and Maddie & Tae

Ocean 2020 Tour

We had a feeling that 2020 was going to bring some great concert announcements and to kick things off nice and early in the year, Lady Antebellum just announced the OCEAN 2020 Tour to support their latest album, Ocean. Along for the duration of the nationwide trek is Jake Owen as direct support and Maddie and Tae as openers. The tour launches on May 21st in Albuquerque, NM at the Isleta Amphitheater and this run will conclude at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. Making a stop at Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theatre on August 7th.

The trio filmed a hilarious video with Jake Owen and Maddie & Tae from Santa’s Pub trying to decide on which cover song they would all come together to perform on the tour. Watch the hilarious karaoke-style video below.

“After our Vegas residency and working on this record for the past year we are itching to get back out on the road and see how the fans gravitate to some of the deeper cuts off of OCEAN,” Charles Kelley said in a press release. “We’ve missed those huge crowd sing-alongs and we are looking forward to having Jake Owen and Maddie & Tae light up the stage every night. May can’t come fast enough.”

OCEAN 2020 TOUR Dates:
5/21/2020  Albuquerque, NM – Isleta Amphitheater
5/22/2020  Phoenix, AZ – Ak- Chin Pavilion
5/23/2020  San Diego, CA – North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre
5/28/2020  Sacramento, CA – Toyota Amphitheatre
5/29/2020  Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre
5/30/2020  Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Bowl
6/13/2020  Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center
6/14/2020  Hartford, CT – Xfinity Theatre
6/18/2020  Gilford, NH – Bank of NH Pavilion
6/19/2020  Bangor, ME – Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion
6/20/2020  Mansfield, MA – Xfinity Center
6/25/2020  Cleveland, OH – Blossom Music Center
6/26/2020  Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center
6/27/2020  Atlanta, GA – Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
7/10/2020  Omaha, NE – CHI Health Center Omaha
7/16/2020  Bethel, NY – Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
7/17/2020  Pittsburgh, PA
7/18/2020  Indianapolis, IN – Ruoff Music Center
7/23/2020  Birmingham, AL – Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
7/24/2020  Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion
7/25/2020  Raleigh, NC – Coastal Credit Union Music Park @ Walnut Creek
7/31/2020  Jacksonville, FL – Daily’s Place
8/01/2020  Tampa, FL – MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amp
8/02/2020  West Palm Beach, FL – Coral Sky Amphitheater
8/06/2020  Virginia Beach, VA – Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach
8/07/2020  Wantagh, NY – Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
8/08/2020  Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live
8/15/2020  St. Louis, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
8/16/2020  Chicago, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
8/21/2020  Toronto, ON – Budweiser Stage
8/22/2020  Detroit, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre
8/27/2020  Rogers, AR – Walmart AMP
8/28/2020  Dallas, TX – Dos Equis Pavilion
8/29/2020  Houston, TX – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman
9/04/2020  Philadelphia, PA – BB&T Pavilion
9/05/2020  Saratoga Springs, NY – Saratoga Performing Arts Center
9/06/2020  Syracuse, NY – St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater at Lakeview
9/10/2020  Knoxville, TN – Thompson-Bowling Arena
9/11/2020  Southaven, MS – Landers Center
9/12/2020  Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena

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The Best Advice We’ve Learned From Country Songs

Lee Brice

We all love a good tailgating song, an empowering break-up anthem or a heartbreaking ballad, but the songs we listen to over and over again are the ones that pull at our heartstrings; those songs that simply teach us life lessons. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of ten times a country song gave us the best advice.

 

1. It is most important to be a good person.

Tim McGraw’s iconic song “Humble And Kind” is the perfect reminder to mind our manners, but more importantly to have empathy for others. It is a straightforward message from one of country music’s greatest artists to be a good person. “Hold the door say please say thank you / Don’t steal, don’t cheat, and don’t lie / I know you got mountains to climb but / Always stay humble and kind.”

 

2. It’s the little things in life that mean the most.

This line is not only a lyric to Zac Brown Band’s hit, “Chicken Fried,” but also great advice. Zac Brown Band reminds us in this song to not sweat the small stuff and to cherish the little things like a “Cold beer on a Friday night / A pair of jeans that fit just right / And the radio up.”

 

3. Your loved ones are always with you, no matter what you believe.

In “The Journey of Your Life,” Jake Owen reminds us to look to whatever we find strength in to get through the ups and downs that life throws at us.“And no matter what dreams you’re chasing / Never get above your raising / And may the simple things be amazing / On the journey of your life” 

 

4. Know your worth.

Earlier this year, Maren Morris delivered a girl power anthem in the most vulnerable way with her song “GIRL.” The title track encouraged women (and men) to value themselves, while still empowering others at the same time. “Girl, don’t you hang your head low / Don’t you lose your halo / Everyone’s gonna be okay.”

 

5. We can always go back home.

Chase Rice honors his North Carolina roots in “Carolina Can,” discussing how when he needs to humble himself and remember his upbringing, he can always go home to the town and people that raised him. We can do the same. It’s awesome to experience life in a new place, but home will always remind us of who we are. “Now that six string dream on a crazy course / Has got my compass losing North / And I need someone to remind me who I am / Oh, Carolina can.”

 

6. Stay in the moment.

We are all guilty of getting too caught up in future plans or reminiscing about the past, that we forget to stay present. The truth is, time goes fast and we’re never promised tomorrow. This is why it is so important to be present and really take in each and every moment, as Trace Adkins tells us in “You’re Gonna Miss This” “You’re gonna miss this / You’re gonna want this back / You’re gonna wish these days hadn’t gone by so fast / These are some good times / So take a good look around.”

 

7. Work hard, play hard.

The ever talented country duo, Brooks & Dunn just remastered some of their most popular hit songs, including “Hard Workin’ Man,” with Brothers Osborne. No matter what version you love, the men keep reminding us that it’s both important to play hard, “Come Friday night, I like to party hard,” but still work hard, “Come Monday mornin’ I’m the first to arrive / I ain’t nothin’ but business from nine till five / I’m a hard, hard workin man.”

 

8. Sometimes you need a drink (or five).

Drinking may not be your vice, but really this piece of advice encourages us to let loose and have some fun, regardless of what that means to us. Sometimes we need a little escape from reality and just need to have a good time. Eric Church reminds us to do just that in “Smoke A Little Smoke.” “Act like tomorrow’s ten years away / And just kick back and let the feelin’ flow / Drink a little drink, smoke a little smoke, yeah.”

 

9. Everything gets better, so don’t give up.

There’s a ton of country artists that encourage us to never give up, even during trying times, but Rodney Atkins manages to uplift us like no other in “If You’re Going Through Hell.” “If you’re going through Hell / Keep on going, don’t slow down / If you’re scared don’t show it / You might get out / Before the devil even know you’re there.”

 

10. Love like crazy.

Leave it to Lee Brice to sing one of the most profound and relatable choruses. “Love Like Crazy” reminds us all to love, even when it might be hard. “Be a best friend, tell the truth, and overuse I love you / Go to work, do your best, don’t outsmart your common sense / Never let your prayin’ knees get lazy / And love like crazy.”

 

Bonus: Chase your dreams.

Here at New York Country Swag, we encourage you to go after your dreams, just like some of our favorite artists do each and every day through their music careers and just like we’re doing with NYCS.

We pride ourselves on championing rising artists, such as Mitchell Tenpenny, Brandon Ratcliff, Abby Anderson, and Jimmie Allen, but what they all have in common is they’re chasing their dreams, no matter what the sacrifice.

Take a listen to the complete playlist below, while you crush your goals and follow your dreams, wherever they may lead you.

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Jake Owen Plays Brand New Album For Sold-Out NYC Crowd

Jake Owen NYC

Last night those who were lucky enough to grab tickets early were in attendance at a New York City night club turned country music venue to catch Jake Owen’s triumphant return with brand new music and his new label, Big Loud Records. Chase Soundcheck Presented Jake Owen at Marquee NYC and fans arrived early to wait on line to get a premiere spot to catch the country star.

Rocking a new style, a green and purple western shirt, and a black fedora hat Owen took the stage confident, ready to share this new album with his fans. Greetings From…Jake was released last Friday and Owen has been promoting the new music all over the country, most recently playing the Today Show in the Artist’s Lounge. He kicked the night off with the ACM nominated song “Down To The Honkytonk” and immediately phones flew up to capture the song. Promising the crowd that he wouldn’t leave the stage before playing songs that they knew and loved, he took advantage of the moment to play almost the entire album front to back, explaining which were his favorites and why.

“I’m playing y’all a lot of these new songs off the new record tonight, I hope you know that I hope you’re prepared, I might throw an oldie or a goodie in there I promise, but I’ve really got to introduce you to this new music that I’ve been working hard on, are you guys cool with that?” The fans cheered him on, just as excited to sing along to their new favorites.

Switching gears from the debut single “I Was Jack (You Were Diane)” to “Grass Is Greener” to “Señorita”  he passionately sang 10 of the songs from Greetings From…Jake and he was pleasantly surprised when he could hear the lyrics being sung back to him. He admitted that since the record was so new, it was the very first time he and his band had played a lot of the songs live, and hoped that the audience liked what they heard.

Jake Owen NYC

Before singing one of the more touching songs on the record, Owen shared; “I’ve been playing this song for about a year or so and I’ve kind of noticed throughout the year of playing it, not only does this song mean a lot to me but I’ve noticed it means a lot to a lot of other people.”  He continued ” My buddy Michael Ray just asked me if I would sing this at his wedding for him and Carly Pearce so, I never sang at a wedding before other than my sisters wedding, and I was just a kid and I sang “Boot Scootin’ Boogie, so this will be cool to do my own song”. He then serenaded the crowd with a loving rendition of “Made For You”.

As promised, he ended the night by singing fan favorites “Barefoot Blue Jean Night”, “Beachin'”, and “Anywhere With You” as well as some incredible classic country covers like “Family Tradition”, “You Never Even Called Me By My Name”, and a rousing rendition of Elvis Presley’s “Hound Dog”.  He even had some fun by rapping Biggie’s “Juicy” and throwing in a little Fresh Prince of Bel Air theme song.

Overall, Owen brought the party on a Tuesday night in New York City at an unlikely venue for country music. His energy, passion, and talent were shining examples of Nashville meets the Big Apple and this new music will certainly carry him into the next generation of country music lovers. Head to our Instagram for exclusive clips of the show and read more about Greetings From…Jake in our First Impression review.

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ICYMI Jake Owen Performs “Down To The Honkytonk” on TODAY

Jake Owen Today Show Down To The Honkytonk

Photo Courtesy of Today.com

Florida native and ACM nominated Jake Owen stopped by NBC’s TODAY to promote his newly released full-length album, Greetings from…Jake. Giving fans something fun and upbeat to wake up to, the Big Loud Records recording artist performed a stripped-down version of his single, “Down to the Honkytonk”, taking the stage in ‘The Artist’s Lounge.’

During the third hour of the broadcast, co-anchors, Sheinelle Jones, Dylan Dreyer, and Craig Melvin welcomed Owen to the stage. Spotlighting his talent, Melvin introduced the singer as, “Country superstar Jake Owen.” Jones went on to share, “He just released his sixth studio album, and he’s up for an ACM Single of the Year for “Down to the Honkytonk.””

The co-anchors took a moment to ask Owen about his newest record and how his life has inspired the tracks. The hitmaker gushed about his girlfriend, who is currently pregnant with his daughter. “I think it [the record] just reflects where I am in my life right now, where I’ve been, and where I want to go. I have a little girl on the way right now!” he excitedly shared, just before promising “some fun” with his performance.

With a guitar in hand and two supporting band members, Owen got right into it, showing off his distinct vocals in the acoustic version of his charted single. The singer had a permanent smile on his face throughout the entire performance. Even as a slower-paced version, “Down to the Honkytonk,” is still as infectious and catchy as ever- always giving off that good party song vibe.

Check out the full performance below.

Lucky New Yorkers can catch Owen’s sold out show and all his new music tonight at Manhattan’s Marquee. Follow NYCountry Swag on Instagram for exclusive videos from the show.

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NYCS First Impression: Jake Owen ‘Greetings From…Jake’

Jake Owen Greetings From Jake

After three long years, Florida native and ACM nominated, Jake Owen, has given fans what they have wanted for so long. Greetings from…Jake is Owen’s debut full-length album with Big Loud Records who signed him in late 2017.

The cover art is stylized as a retro postcard that was inspired by postcards from Owen’s childhood and highlight his Floridian roots. This new album reunites Jake with producer Joey Moi, who was at the helm of some of his biggest hits in the past, including “Barefoot Blue Jean Night,” “Beachin’” and “Alone With You.”

The album’s lead single, “I Was Jack (You Were Diane)” was inspired by young love and also pays homage to John Mellencamp and his iconic hit. The song also became Owen’s seventh No. 1 hit when it was released to country radio in 2018. The follow-up single to the album, “Down to the Honkytonk” is currently in the Top 10 and nominated for ACM Single of the Year at the 54th Annual ACM Awards on April 7th.

“Grass is Always Greener” is a highlight on the record and not because it features the one and only Kid Rock. This feel-good track focuses on appreciating what you have and living life to the fullest without wanting for more. “We’re always gonna want a little more than we got / yeah that just the way the big world turns / ridin’ that stock market rocket, holes in your pocket, if there’s just one thing I’ve learned / If your mad at the man, or mad at the hand you were dealt, with well then you’re missing the point, the grass is always greener in somebody else’s joint.”  We can already see this being a hit during Owen’s live show and a definite hit while you are floating in your pool or on a lake this summer.

Another standout is “Homemade”, written by Bobby Pinson, Drew Parker, Jared Mullins, and Ben Goldsmith, the midtempo track will make you miss the simple pleasures of life and if you have moved away, miss your home town and all the comforts it brings. “Home made me love a dirt road / home made me crave some ice cold, homemade sweet tea only mama knows how to make, yeah homemade / home made me love a small town / home made me want to settle down in a homemade for the two of us / everything I love is homemade.” 

“In It” is Owen’s striking new ballad that was written by Jimmy Robbins, Josh Thompson, and Laura Veltz. The track is a nostalgic song about looking back on a relationship and recalling old memories, hoping the woman he set free will always think back fondly on their time together.  Like many of the songs, sonically Owen has gone back to a traditional country sound, the lyrics are smoothly laid over a simple acoustic and slide guitar.

Greetings From…Jake offers listeners the perfect songs to so many of life’s situations including, ending a relationship, drinking a cold beer, reminiscing on simpler times and recognizing that if you just slow down and take a look around, life is pretty great. Owen’s debut release on Big Loud Records brings him back to the roots where his fans first fell in love with him and we believe this album will be one that will encourage repeat spins for the entire year.

Fans can catch Owen and all of his new music on April 2nd in the big apple at Marquee for a sold-out show. To keep up with Owen follow him on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

Greetings from…Jake is now available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

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Jake Owen Releases Sultry Love Song “That’s On Me”

That's On Me

With just one week until the March 29 release of his new album, Greetings From…Jake, Jake Owen released “That’s On Me” today (March 22). On the sultry track, Owen is making some smooth vows to a special lady and promising a romantic evening. If Owen’s girl was even slightly concerned about the evening’s plans, the crooner promises that he’s got all the details under control, swearing “Loving on you, girl, that’s on me.”

Written by Laura Veltz, Benjy Davis, and Matt Dragstrem, “That’s On Me” highlights Owen’s smooth vocals over romantic guitars and is sure to become a cell-phone raising moment during Owen’s live shows. On the song, Owen promises to take care of the loving, while seeking the intercession of friends like Jack Daniels and Johnny Cash for some help. “Don’t you worry about the whiskey, that’s on Jack, Don’t you worry about the throwback, that’s on Cash…” Owen croons.

“That’s On Me” is the fourth track to be released from Owen’s forthcoming album, following “Drink All Day,” “I Was Jack (You Were Diane)” and “Down to the Honkytonk.” Greetings From…Jake marks Owen’s follow-up to 2016’s American Love album.

GREETINGS FROM…JAKE Track Listing

1. Down To The Honkytonk (Luke Laird, Rodney Clawson, Shane McAnally)
2. Ain’t Here To Talk (Jesse Frasure, Brett Tyler, Michael Hardy)
3. Catch A Cold One (Jon Nite, Josh Thompson, Justin Ebach)
4. I Was Jack (You Were Diane) (Craig Wiseman, David Ray, Jody Stevens, John Mellencamp, Tommy Cecil)
5. Grass Is Always Greener (feat. Kid Rock) (Ben Burgess, Jaren Johnston, Robert Ritchie, Alysa Vanderheym)
6. Homemade (Bobby Pinson, Drew Parker, Jared Mullins, Ben Goldsmith)
7. Drink All Day (Daniel Ross, Ernest K Smith, Brian Kelley, Josh Miller)
8. That’s On Me (Laura Veltz, Benjy Davis, Matt Dragstrem)
9. Señorita (feat. Lele Pons) (Nolan Sipe, Nathan Spicer, Ben Caver)
10. In It (Jimmy Robbins, Josh Thompson, Laura Veltz)
11. River of Time (Dallas Davidson, Ben Hayslip, Marv Green)
12. Made for You (Benjy Davis, Joey Hyde, Neil Medley)
13. Mexico in Our Minds (Jaren Johnston, Chris DeStefano, Ashley Gorley)
14. Damn (David Lee Murphy, Jake Owen, Brett James)

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“That’s On Me” is now available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

 

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