Beathard tries to be "Better Than Me"
Monday, April 8, 2019
– Tucker Beathard's new single "Better Than Me" (Warner Music Nashville)went to country radio today.
This is the first song taken from the second installment of his debut double album. Beathard wrote the song with Dan Isbell and Jonathan Singleton with the singer playing both lead guitar and drums.
Beathard is out on his Ride On Tour. he hits New York on Wednesday, Boston on Thursday and Annapolis, Md. on Saturday.
Beathard gained airplay with "Rock On" three years ago, but his label at the time, Big Machine, never released an album. An EP came out in 2016 with his album, "Nobody's Everything" dropping this past October as his first album.
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