Sign up for newsletter
 

Andress looks to "The Stranger"

Thursday, May 7, 2020 – Hot off the success of "More Hearts Than Mine," Ingrid Andress is out with her second single, "The Stranger."

The song, from her debut disc, "Lady Like," goes for adds at country radio on June 1.

Andress already has tasted success with her debut single, "More Hearts than Mine," which went to the top of the charts.

"I think people in my generation grew up thinking that love was a thing that you'd definitely find one day, and that once you found it, it would last forever and ever," Andress told Billboard. "And it would be easy once you're married because you're just 'with that person now.' As an observer and human being, I have found this to be very far from the truth. Love isn't just this 'thing' that stays around after you've found it: It will leave if you take it for granted and don't pay attention to it consistently. When I wrote this song, I wanted people to know that it's okay if you're not super in love with your partner all the time. It's completely normal to feel like you've grown apart because we all change on a daily basis. Most love songs don't talk about that, so I wanted everyone who feels this way to have a song."

Andress has penned songs for Bebe Rexha, Charli XCX, FLETCHER and Dove Cameron and continues to hone her skills writing with heavy hitters in the music community like Sam Hunt, Alicia Keys and Tori Kelly. She toured with Keith Urban on select dates and was on Dan + Shay's The (Arena) Tour. She is slated to joinTim McGraw for his 2020 Here On Earth Tour through the fall.

More news for Ingrid Andress

CD reviews for Ingrid Andress

Lady Like CD review - Lady Like
When it comes to the love department, life seemingly has not very kind at all to Ingrid Andress. That's more than apparent for Andress on her eight-song EP debut. She sure thinks a lot about love and its associated problems, but nothing quite seems to go right when it comes to affairs of the heart. What does go right, however, are the songs. Andress is unsure of a relationship's "blurred lines" ("Both") or just looking to rekindle a faded relationship and maybe »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: The Lil Smokies provide the perfect antidote – On a night when the world to be falling further apart thanks to coronavirus (this would be the night the NBA postponed the season), there stood The Lil Smokies to at least in some small measure save the day. The quintet is part of a generation of musicians with bluegrass as the basis, but not totally the sum of the music either.... »»»
Concert Review: White makes the case for himself, no matter how dark the music – John Paul White opined with a glint in his eyes that his songs were not of the uplifting variety. In fact, they were downright dark. How else to explain "The Long Way" with the line "long way home back to you." Or "James," a song inspired by his grandfather who suffered from dementia. But lest you think that the Alabama... »»»
Follow Country Standard Time  Subscribe to Country News Digest  Follow Country Standard Time on twitter  Visit Country Standard Time on Facebook 

Elsewhere in the news

Currently at the CST blogs

Tillis unlocks "Looking for a Feeling" "It had been a while since I'd given my fans any new solo music," Pam Tillis explains, when asked about the motivation behind recording her album "Looking for a Feeling." Until recently, Tillis mostly busied herself by recording and touring with... »»»
Hull takes "25 Trips" Sierra Hull would be the first to tell you that releasing a new CD in the teeth of a global pandemic is a challenge. "It's very strange...just adjusting to being home and knowing what that feels like. It's the most I've... »»»
Lewis (and her daughters) make beautiful music (occasionally) and carry on the legacy Linda Gail Lewis has several interesting bullet points on her lengthy resume. She released her first singles in 1963 at age 16, and her first solo album, "The Two Sides of Linda Gail Lewis," in 1969 when she was just 22; her follow up album wouldn't appear... »»»
Tessy Lou Williams CD review - Tessy Lou Williams
Welcome country traditionalist Tessy Lou Williams who hails from Montana, the daughter of two musicians who emigrated from Nashville to Willow Creek, Mont. (population 210). Her parents toured with their »»»
Songs I Can't Live Without CD review - Songs I Can't Live Without
After a seven-year hiatus, Marshall Chapman is back with "Songs I Can't Live Without," her 14th release and eighth on her own label. The 71-year-old singer-songwriter-author-actress had intended to retire from music »»»
Copy That CD review - Copy That
Nine songs in, Sara Evans finally unleashes a country song that she wanted to cover. And it's one of the most copied songs at that - Hank's "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry." The cut is a decided left turn from the rest »»»