King goes for "Shot Glass"
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King goes for "Shot Glass"

Wednesday, January 5, 2022 – Randall King will be out with his major label debut album, "Shot Glass," on March 19 on Warner.

Featuring 11 standout tracks, eight of which co-written by King, the album centers around a night out at a bar, which each song representing a different point of view of those in the room. The disc was produced by Bart Butler and Ryan Gore.

"This record is four years in the making, and there are a lot of things I've gone through in those years," said King. "Heartbreak, love, loss, fear, anger, peace. You hear all of that through this record. It's a piece of me that I love and can't wait to share with the world, for it to resonate and hit folks right where they need. There are songs I've written over the last five years on this record, some I've played out and some nobody has heard yet. I'm excited to drop it and let it off the chain."

King gave several sneak peaks of the album last year with releases "You In A Honky Tonk, "Baby Do" and first taste "Record High."

The Texas native released his first major label collection in 2020 with the "Leanna" EP. Named after his late sister, the EP reflects on King's personal struggles of early life between depression and OCD, as well as the obstacles he faced after the unexpected loss of his sister. King also has released several standalone track releases and two holiday tunes.

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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 ...

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