Worley announces new album
Monday, March 11, 2019
– Darryl Worley will release is his first album in eight years, "Second Wind: Latest & Greatest" (Bob Frank's BFD via The Orchard), a combination of fresh takes on old songs and new material, on April 26.
Among the songs Worley re-recorded were "Have You Forgotten," "Awful Beautiful Life," "Tennessee River Run," and "I Miss My Friend." The project also contains seven new tunes.
"Who would've ever dreamed that I'd still be doing this after all these years. I'm not totally certain, but I think the music could be better than ever," said Worley. "This record is something unlike anything else we've ever done and I know you're going to love it. I hope y'all have as much fun listening to this new stuff as we had making it."
The album is co-produced by Worley and Billy Lawson.
The track list is:
1. When You Need My Love
2. Good Day to Run
3. Second Wind
4. Family Tree
5. Tennessee River Run
6. I Miss My Friend
7. Awful Beautiful Life
8. Have You Forgotten
9. Lonely Alone
10. Whiskey Makes Me Think About You
11. The Night (Sure Looks Good on You)
12. It's Good to Be Me
13. Do Something Good
15. Working on a Love Song
Worley recently announced his "Coming to Your House" tour, a series of concerts that brings Worley to your living room.
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