Chesney, Jinks, Young, Brothers Osborne release new music
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Chesney, Jinks, Young, Brothers Osborne release new music

Friday, March 22, 2024 – For the first time in four years, Kenny Chesney has a new album out. "Born" drops today with 15 new songs. Once again, he worked with long-time producer Buddy Cannon. "Take Her Home" is the current single from the release.

Cody Jinks returns with "Change the Game" on his own Late August label. Produced by Ryan Hewitt (Red Hot Chili Peppers, ZZ Top) and Jinks' longtime bassist, Joshua Thompson, and recorded mainly at MOXE outside of Nashville, the release contains 11 songs. The recording features Chris Claridy (acoustic guitar, electric guitar), David Colvin (drums, percussion), Drew Harakal (B3, piano, acoustic guitar, electric guitar), Jake Lentner (acoustic guitar, electric guitar), Joshua Thompson (bass) and Austin "Hotrod" Tripp (pedal steel, Dobro). A new version of Faith No More's "Take This Bottle," featuring special guest Pearl Aday, daughter of Meat Loaf, is included.

Chris Young is out with "Young Love & Saturday Nights" on Sony Music Nashville. The title track and "Looking for You" were released as singles. Young wrote 15 of the 18 sides and was the sole producer on three songs. He co-produced with longtime creative partners, Chris DeStefano and Corey Crowder. The title track was penned by Jesse Frasure, Ashley Gorley and Josh Thompson with a posthumous songwriting credit to David Bowie. The project is Young's first new album since 2021's "Famous Friends."

Brothers Osborne release their "Break Mine EP" via EMI Records Nashville. The new, four-song EP includes two new tracks, "Break Mine" and "Get To Movin' Again," plus two songs included on their 2023 self-titled album - "We Ain't Good At Breaking Up" and "Back Home."

David J, 20, David J releases his Sony Music Nashville debut project, "Commitment Issues," an eight-song disc. Featuring co-writes with Ryan Tedder, Grant Boutin, Danny Majic plus a solo write ("Lie To Me"), the collection explores budding relationships, braving heartbreak and moving on. David J merges a variety of styles - country lyricism that plays over pop and hip-hop sensibilities, according to his label.

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