Farr returns with first release in five years
Friday, June 5, 2020
– Tyler Farr, who had a hit with "A Guy Walks Into a Bar," is back with a four-song EP produced by Jason Aldean. The singer signed Farr to his Night Shade label, his first signing. Farr's previous release was "Suffer in Peace" from 2015.
John Baumann, a member of The Panhandlers, is out with "Country Shade," his third solo disc. Baumann helped write all 12 songs.
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Missouri-raised Tyler Farr has posted a solid amount of success for a career not a decade old. Apparently, he's the only solo male country artist in the past decade to have their first two studio albums debut in the Top 5 on the Billboard 200. That's pretty impressive, because sophomore slumps are real. But the industry has bounced Farr around like he's going through a cloud in prop plane seat. Whether it's label mergers or departures, he's now on Jason Aldean's ...
Sometimes, you have to start at the top before you can get real. Tyler Farr's 2013 debut, "Redneck Crazy," spawned two hits and landed in the Top Five. Colt Ford had him take ""Dirt Road Anthem" for a spin before Jason Aldean cut it. His sophomore effort, "Suffer in Silence," is more introspective. Producers Jim Catino and Julian King showcase an 11-song collection here (3 of which Farr had a hand in writing) that has a much different feel from the full ...
Tyler Farr has a hit on his hands with the title track, and like a good chunk of his debut, he seems far more content with being derivative instead of imaginative. Farr does little to separate himself from the pack, but how could he given that he goes for hip hop, rocks, raps and sings about rednecks and drinking? In other words, there's not a whole lot even remotely new or trailblazing.
Farr comes from what is becoming long line of current country artists intent on meshing country with ...