Allen goes "Down Home"
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Allen goes "Down Home"

Monday, February 28, 2022 – Jimmie Allen's new single "Down Home" arrives March 8 via Stoney Creek Records/BBR Music Group. "Down Home" is the lead single from Allen's forthcoming third album.

Co-written by Allen, Cameron Bedell, Rian Ball abd Tate Howell, "Down Home" takes shape as a letter to his late father James, who passed away in 2019, and showcases their connection.

"'Down Home' is probably one of the most special songs I've ever written. I wrote it about my father – kind of like, hopefully he's in heaven and looking down on everything I'm doing, and hope he'd be proud of me. I wrote it with my friends [Tate] Howell, [Rian] Ball and [Cameron] Bedell," Allen said. "It's a song that's actually helped me a lot because in the midst of missing my father, I think about him seeing everything I've got going on and it's like even though he's gone, he's always with me. I hope this song finds its place in the world and this song helps people that have lost not only a father or a parent or a loved one just like the song has helped me."

The song's music video will debut March 18.

Allen will appear on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Thursday to discuss the new single, his Down Home Tour and his upcoming co-host duties alongside Dolly Parton and Gabby Barrett at the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards on March 7. Allen is nominated for Male Artist of the Year.


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