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Nichols splits with Broken Bow

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 – Joe Nichols has exited Broken Bow Records, according to Music Row magazine.

Nichols, 41, who enjoyed hits with "Brokenheartsville," "Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off" and "Gimme That Girl," had been with the label for 6 years.

The Arkansas native started his career on Intersound Records for his debut before switching to Universal South and then Show Dog-Universal.

When Nichols signed with Broken Bow, it was with its Red Bow subsidiary, which folded in July. At that point, the label evaluated the artists remaining to determine if they should remain with the label. Nichols' most recent album was 2017's "Never Gets Old."


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CD review - Never Gets Old Joe Nichols is best known by many as the guy that sings "Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off," so it seems like more than mere coincidence how "Never Gets Old" opens with "Diamonds Make Babies," another song featuring a lyrical example of anthropomorphism. Such a lyrical tactic may grow tiresome quick, but hearing Nichols' resonant, traditional country singing voice will never ever get old. Nichols is an extremely expressive singer, which is why he can sing ...
CD review - Crickets Joe Nichols suffers from a split personality. With a fine voice like his and songs from his past like Brokenheartsville, Nichols is strongly positioned to lay claim to being one of the very few last traditional country singers standing. There just aren't a whole lot of folks out there with the twang and phrasing (listen to how he holds the notes on the lead-off Just Let Me Fall in Love With You or the twang in Baby You're in Love With Me) out there like Nichols. One of the prime ...
It's an instance of truth in advertising that Joe Nichols calls his new holiday album "A Traditional Christmas." Traditions are mostly wonderful things. Few would enjoy Christmas, for example, if it was celebrated completely differently every year. However, Nichols' new traditional album is a little too faithful to these familiar Christmas songs. It's as though he's being so careful, he won't open presents on Christmas morning for fear that he might mess up the wrapping paper. ...


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