Phil Vassar to Release First New Album in Seven Years, “American Soul”

Phil Vassar to Release First New Album in Seven Years, “American Soul”

You may know him from such hits as “Just Another Day in Paradise,” “American Child,” “Six-Pack Summer” and “That’s When I Love You,” but Phil Vassar is ready to make some fresh hits with his brand-new album, American Soul.

7c854a0e-ca67-4e84-9780-1efe1988284eAmerican Soul, which drops on Dec. 2, will be Phil’s first studio album since 2009’s Traveling Circus. Produced by Phil, along with his longtime guitarist Jeffery Smith, American Soul features 11 new songs, 10 of which were written or co-written by Phil, including the album’s current single and title track, “American Soul.”

“I am beyond excited about this new music,” said Phil in a statement. “We have an amazing team put together, and the time is right to get this new music out to the fans.”

The album’s cover art was painted by noted artist Jason Irwin, who brought classic Americana references to the forefront, including musicians, ice cream, classic cars and nods to hunting, beer, sailing and more.

Check out Phil performing “American Soul.”

American Soul Track List with Songwriters

1. “American Soul” (Phil Vassar, Tom Douglas)
2. “I’ll Meet You There” (Phil Vassar, Layng Martine)
3. “Big Time” (Phil Vassar, Craig Wiseman)
4. “I’m Not Made That Way” (Phil Vassar, Jeffrey Smith, Pete Kipley)
5. “Mississippi” (Phil Vassar, Jeffrey Smith, Billy Alcorn)
6. “Sound of a Million Dreams” (Phil Vassar, Scooter Carusoe)
7. “Stay With Me” (Phil Vassar, Jeffrey Smith, Aubrey Grant)
8. “2nd Avenue” (Phil Vassar, Charlie Black, Jeffrey Smith)
9. “Voice In My Head” (Phil Vassar)
10. “Sure Feels Good” (Phil Vassar, Matt Ramsey, Trevor Rosen)
11. “The Ballad of Pretty Mae” (Charlie Black, Tim Ryan)

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Brian Kelley Finds A Solo Home

Brian Kelley Finds A Solo Home

Earlier this year Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard announced that while Florida Georgia Line would continue, both guys would also be venturing out to do their own musical projects. As their FGL song “Long Live” is knocking on the door to number-1, Tyler is also climbing the chart with Tim McGraw and their duet “Undivided.”

Now, Brian is giving fans a taste of what’s to come with his solo project – he shared, “There’s a new kind of cowboy in town…who’s ready to ride this wave? Can’t wait for y’all to hear this new music.”

Brian also made some news in announcing that he’s partnering with Warner Music Nashville when it comes to any future solo projects he has, “I couldn’t be more grateful for everyone who has helped me on my journey to get here. I’m humbled to team up with Warner Music Nashville to take the music I’ve been dreamin’ and schemin’ up to the next level. This is just the beginning of a whole new adventure. My vision for what’s next is a vibe and state of mind – get ready to ride the wave with ya Beach Cowboy, y’all!”

Photo Credit: Ben Christensen