King is all about "You In A Honky Tonk"
Saturday, November 6, 2021
– Randall King is out with a new track "You In A Honky Tonk."
Written by John King, Matt Rogers and Brandon Day, the Bart Butler and Ryan Gore-produced song finds King crooning a slow-and-sultry two stepper.
"You In A Honky Tonk," which sounds like a song George Strait or Alan Jackson would sing, follows recent releases "Baby Do" and "Record High."
Growing up on the West Texas plains, after years of 150 shows each year, King produced and released the 2016 EP, "Another Bullet," then followed up with a 2018 self-titled album. The Texas native wrapped up 2020 with the release of his major-label debut EP Leanna Now produced by traditional torchbearers Bart Butler and Ryan Gore (Jon Pardi), King is bringing a more traditional sound to country.
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The second self-released effort of West Texas native Randall King is a throwback to mainstream '90s country with mixed results. King has a pleasant singing voice reminiscent of Randy Travis or George Strait, but at times the material is cliched and several tracks suffer from Nashville overproduction.
King is at his best on ballads on which he keeps the production relatively unadorned as with "Mirror, Mirror" and "One Goodbye," which sound like they could have ...