Elvie Shane Announces Debut Album, Backslider – Arriving October 29th

Elvie Shane Announces Debut Album, Backslider – Arriving October 29th

As Elvie Shane makes a run at the top spot in country music with his debut hit “My Boy” – he announced that his debut album will come out at the end of this month.

Elvie was excited to share the news, “Alright alright alright…it’s official! My debut album, Backslider, will be here on October 29th! It’s an honest attempt to tell y’all who I’ve been on this long and sometimes bumpy ride through life.” 

The 15-track project includes the 6 songs that Elvie released earlier this year on his EP, County Roads.

Backslider – track listing:
 1. “I Will Run” (Elvie Shane, Doug Johnson, Adam Wood)
 2. “Love, Cold Beer, Cheap Smoke” (Elvie Shane, Russell Sutton, Drew Green)
 3. “Sundays In The South” (Elvie Shane, Derrick Southerland, Albert E. Brumley)
 4. “Sundress” (Elvie Shane, Doug Johnson, Adam Wood)
 5. “County Roads” (Elvie Shane, Dan Couch, Oscar Charles)
 6. “Rocket Science” (Elvie Shane, Joybeth Taylor, Jakob Miller, Oscar Charles)
 7. “My Kinda Trouble” (Elvie Shane, Erik Dylan, Ray Fulcher)
 8. “Kickin’ Stones” (with The Fletch) (Fred Eltringham, Steve Mackey, Rob McNelley, Tom Bukovac, Kris Donegan, Matt Nolen)
 9. “Saturday Night Me” (Elvie Shane, Doug Johnson, Adam Wood)
 10. “My Boy” (Elvie Shane, Russell Sutton, Nick Columbia, Lee Starr)
 11. “Heartbreaks & Headaches” (Elvie Shane, Dakota Payton)
 12. “Nothin’ Lasts Forever” (with Tenille Townes) (Elvie Shane, Luke Preston, Oscar Charles, Matt Willis)
 13. “Keep On Strummin’” (Elvie Shane, Dan Couch, Oscar Charles, Clinton Payton)
 14. “My Mississippi” (Elvie Shane, Jakob Miller)
 15. “Miles” (with My Mama) (Elvie Shane, Jonathan Sherwood, Luke Preston)

Along with the album news, Elvie released a video for the song “My Kinda Trouble”

Elvie co-wrote 14 of the 15 tracks on Backslider, and while this is a very personal project for him, he thinks everyone will relate to the songs on the album, “It’s about more than just me, whether you’re from the United States or the other side of the world, we’ve probably experienced the same things: Heartbreak, family trouble, love, the yearning for a better life. These songs are my personal stories written so they rhyme … but I think they are stories that happen to each and every one of us.”

One song that a lot of people are connecting with in a deeply personal way, is “My Boy” – which shares elements of his own life, but when it comes to creating music Elvie always walks into the songwriting room with one goal, “Every time I sit in a room, I set out to try to write something that’s going to evoke some kind of emotion. Before we get started I always like to just say ‘Hey, what matters? What matters today?’ and that can change from day to day, but maybe what matters today is your children, maybe what matters today is your spouse, maybe what matters today is you know you’re thinking about that first love or whatever, and I hope to achieve that goal every time I’m in the room.”

Backslider, from Elvie Shane, arrives October 29th and it includes his hit song “My Boy.”

Photo Courtesy of BBR Music Group

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Chris Young Earns 3 CMA Award Nominations

Chris Young Earns 3 CMA Award Nominations

Congrats to Chris Young who is a 3-time CMA Award nominee this year.

His song “Famous Friends”, which he sings with Kane Brown, racked up nominations in the categories of Single, Musical Event, and Video of the Year.

Talking about his nominations, Chris says “I was blown away by the fact that there were three award nominations for the song. I mean, there’s so much that’s gone into it and so many people that have fallen in love with it and supported it and, you know, just having a hit with your friend in the first place is great with a song like “Famous Friends” with my buddy Kane Brown, but then to be nominated for three different CMA Awards, including Single of the Year. It’s just incredible.”

Chris, Kane and all the other nominees will learn if they’re taking home trophies, when the 55th Annual CMA Awards are handed out in Nashville on Wednesday November 10 – broadcasted live on ABC.

Photo Credit: Jeff Johnson