Hurd sets label debut
HomeNewsInterviewsCD ReleasesCD ReviewsConcertsArtistsArchive

Hurd sets label debut

Friday, August 27, 2021 – "Pelago," the debut album from rising country powerhouse Ryan Hurd, is set for release Oct. 15 via Arista Nashville. A new track, "June, July, August," debuts today.

The song follows the recently released "Coast" and "Chasing After You." Hurd's first official duet with his wife, Maren Morris, "Chasing After You" is currently in the top 15.

"Pelago," inspired by Hurd's upbringing on the shores of Lake Michigan, was produced with childhood friend and longtime creative partner Aaron Eshuis, with further contributions from Jesse Frasure (Thomas Rhett, Kane Brown, Little Big Town) and Teddy Reimer.

Hurd got his start in Nashville as a songwriter, penning Platinum hits and number ones for Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan, Lady A and Tim McGraw. He has released a series of EPs, having a hit with the Platinum-certified "To a T," which is included on the CD

The track list is:
1. Pass It On
2. Coast
3. Chasing After You (with Maren Morris)
4. June, July, August
5. Palm Trees in Ohio
6. If I Had Two Hearts
7. Tab With My Name On It
8. What Are You Drinking
9. Hell is an Island
10. The Knife or the Hatchet
11. I Never Said I'm Sorry
12. Every Other Memory
13. Michigan for the Winter
14. To a T
15. Diamonds or Twine

More news for Ryan Hurd

CD reviews for Ryan Hurd

Vince Gill is jokingly referred to as Mrs. Amy Grant. Ryan Hurd does not have the street cred to be dubbed Mr. Maren Morris just yet, but he is building up his resume. He has co-pen credits on some of the format's biggest hits from Blake Shelton's chart topper "Lonely Tonight," Lady A's "You Look Good" and Luke Bryan's "Sunrise Sunburn Sunset." Hurd's debut," Pelago," is a relationship arc that chronicles the stages of ...
CD review - EOM EP Ryan Hurd may well end up being the biggest musical thing out of Kalamazoo, Mich. (does anyone remember The Verve Pipe?) without anybody's help. So far, he's carved out a mild hit for himself ("To a T") and secured a deal with a big label who have high hopes. Hurd's sizzle factor grew exponentially when he married country superstar Maren Morris in 2018. The idea of this almost-an-album (seven tracks) is - mostly -- a slower take on songs that Hurd had some hand in writing. ...

©Country Standard Time • Jeffrey B. Remz, editor & publisher •
AboutCopyrightNewsletterOur sister publication Standard Time
Subscribe to Country Music News Country News   Subscribe to Country Music CD Reviews CD Reviews   Follow us on Twitter  Instagram  Facebook  YouTube