Green plans EP for September
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
– ACM New Male Artist of the Year Riley Green will release a five-song EP, "If It Wasn"t For Trucks," on Sept. 11 via BMLG Records.
Green had success with the single "There Was This Girl" in 2018 and "I Wish Grandpas Never Died" in 2019. He released an album, "Different 'Round Here," in September 2019.
"I've been using my time off to do a lot of writing and although I can't play shows for y'all face to face right now, I'm glad I can still share some new music with everyone," Green said social media.
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