Rhett releases first-ever Xmas songs
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Rhett releases first-ever Xmas songs

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 – Thomas Rhett released his first-ever two Christmas songs today.

Rhett unveiled "Christmas In The Country," written by Rhett, David Garcia, Ashley Gorley and Chris Tomlin. He went jazzy on the traditional "The Christmas Song."

"Christmas is hands-down my favorite time of year," said Rhett. "We have so many Christmas traditions in our family that include a lot of festive music, but I've never recorded anything myself. Lauren (Rhett's wife) has wanted me to make some Christmas music for a long time, so this year felt like the right time to finally take a stab at writing something and to put my own twist on one of the all-time classics."

Rhett also earned a Best Country Album Grammy nomination today for "Center Point Road."


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CD review - Life Changes Thomas Rhett references mangoritas, Coldplay and verified Instagram accounts on his third album, and for some, that may be a deal-breaker. His ultra-contemporary style and pop culture smarts may be anathema for fans of traditional country. However, writing Rhett off by stamping a cowboy boot and hollering "That ain't country!" writes off some truly standout songs - created by combining the best elements of country and pop music. Take the sophisticated songwriting of country and the ...


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