A Thousand Horses starts "Preachin' to the Choir"
Friday, March 3, 2017
– A Thousand Horses released a new single, "Preachin' to the Choir," today.
The song presumably will be on the quartet's next disc, although no release date has been set.
"We are excited to share the new music with fans and Country radio," said lead vocalist Michael Hobby. "We have been away for a bit in the studio writing and recording but are now ready to get out there and perform the new stuff."
Heather Morgan, Morgan Wallen, Brad Warren and Brett Warren wrote the song. The single from the band, which is in the southern rock end of country, goes for adds on March 27.
A Thousand Horses, an ACM nominee for Best Group of the Year, achieved success with its second disc,"Southernality," which streeted in June 2015."Smoke," the first single, sent to the top of the charts. Successive singles "(This Ain't No) Drunk Dial" and "Southernality," fared less well with the former barely cracking the top 25 and the latter not reaching the top 50.
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