Houser sends out "Note to Self"
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Houser sends out "Note to Self"

Friday, March 11, 2022 – Randy Houser delivers the first taste of new music since 2019's "Magnolia" with the release of "Note To Self" on his new Magnolia record label.

"We spent a lot of time writing over the last couple of years, and this is one of the first songs that we cut," said Houser. "I knew it was special as it came together in the room, and it really paints a picture of the reflective mindset many of us have been in recently. I think we've all learned more about ourselves and the things that really matter in life."

Written by Houser with Ross Copperman, Casey Beathard and Bobby Pinson, and produced by Houser with Blake Chancey, "Note To Self" offers deliberate introspection, challenging the listener to reflect and consider hard truths:

Note to self
A truck only goes so far on half a tank
That credit card ain't money in the bank
If it don't sound like a good idea, it probably ain't
Note to self
You can't change a way she's gonna change her mind
She might love you, but she won't like you all the time '
Stead of taking her for granted take her somewhere nice
Note to self

Love ain't diamond rings
Bigger don't always mean better
The grass ain't always green
Money don't grow on trees ever
Can't make somebody be made for you
God ain't gonna do the praying for you
Whiskey's best left up there on a shelf
Note to self

Houser's 2022 headlining tour continues tonight in Spokane, Wash. at The Knitting Factory, with additional shows this month, including a stop at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium on March 20. Houser is set to join Jamey Johnson for their co-headlining Country Cadillac Tour Part 2, featuring the two longtime friends sharing the stage once again while performing acoustically and swapping jokes and stories.

Randy Houser on Tour 2022:
March 11 Knitting Factory Spokane, Wash.
March 12 Knitting Factory Boise, Idaho
March 18 Paramount Center for the Arts Bristol, Tenn.
March 19 Tivoli Theatre Chattanooga, Tenn.
March 20 Ryman Auditorium Nashville, Tenn.

Jamey Johnson & Randy Houser Country Cadillac Tour Part 2:
March 24 Epic Event Center Green Bay, Wis.
March 25 Michigan Theatre Jackson, Mich.
March 26 Blue Gate Performing Arts Center Shipshewana, Ind.
March 27 The Rust Belt East Moline, Ill.
March 31 Palace Theater Lorain, Ohio
April 1 Brown County Music Center Nashville, Ind.
April 2 Renfro Valley Entertainment Center Mount Vernon, Ky.
April 3 Victory Theatre Evansville, Ind.
April 13 Gillioz Theatre Springfield, Mo.
April 14 Stiefel Theatre for the Performing Arts Salina, Kan.
April 15 Orpheum Theatre Sioux City, Iowa
April 16 Paramount Theatre Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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