Randy Houser Talks Making Music for 10 Years, Hitting the Reset Button for His New Album, Releasing New Single “What Whiskey Does” & More

Randy Houser Talks Making Music for 10 Years, Hitting the Reset Button for His New Album, Releasing New Single “What Whiskey Does” & More

Jim Casey talks with Randy Houser about:

  • releasing his debut album 10 years ago
  • making a living doing what he loves
  • the catalyst for his new album, Magnolia, which drops on Nov. 2
  • hitting the reset button and simplifying things on the new album
  • co-writing all 12 tracks on the new album with a bevy songwriters, including Dallas Davidson, Hillary Lindsey, John Osborne, Jaren Johnston and more
  • the significance of the album’s title
  • co-producing the new album with Keith Gattis
  • writing and releasing the new single, “What Whiskey Does”
  • letting his voice shine throughout the album without overproduction
  • touring the West Coast
  • visiting Australia in December to spend time with his wife’s family

Participants:

  • Randy Houser
  • Jim Casey, NCD editor in chief

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Trisha Yearwood Tests Positive For COVID – but “On Her Way Out of the Tunnel” Now

Trisha Yearwood Tests Positive For COVID – but “On Her Way Out of the Tunnel” Now

A couple of weeks ago Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood announced they were going into quarantine because one of their team members tested positive for COVID.

As fans expected to the see the super star couple resume their public events, news comes that their isolation will last a bit longer as Trisha has now also tested positive. Garth is testing negative as of now.

Speaking on the matter, Garth says “The Queen and I have now tested twice.” In regards to Trisha’s diagnosis, Garth shares, “Officially, she’s diagnosed as ‘on her way out of the tunnel’ now, though, which I’m extremely thankful for.”

The snow and ice storm that the Nashville area experienced last week prevented the couple from getting tested until almost a week after their initial exposure; once they did, they continued to quarantine together.

Garth shared “Anyone who knows me knows my world begins and ends with Miss Yearwood, so she and I will ride through this together, and anyone who knows her knows she’s a fighter and she’s been doing everything right, so I know we’ll walk out the other side of this thing together.” Garth fully admits, “She’s tough. She’s stronger than me.”

Garth says, though he welcomes any prayers and good thoughts anyone wants to send Trisha’s way. “If anyone asks, that’s what you can do for her. That’s what I’m doing. Living with her, I sometimes take it for granted she’s one of the greatest voices in all of music, so the possible long-term effects on her concern me as her husband and as a fan,” Garth continues. “We’re very lucky she is currently under the greatest care in the best city for treating and healing singers.”

Photo Credit: Russ Harrington