Trent Tomlinson presents new single
Tuesday, December 16, 2008
– After finishing as the best-selling debut male of the 2006 class and releasing three consecutive hit singles from his first CD "Country Is My Rock," Trent Tomlinson returns with a new single and a new label home with Disney Music Group imprint Carolwood Records. Tomlinson's new single, That's How It Still Oughta Be
will be available for digital download on Dec. 22.
"We are really excited about this new music and Trent's move to Carolwood Records allows us to get his music out sooner," says Lyric Street and Carolwood VP National Promotion Kevin Herring. "With the great early feedback we've been getting from radio and the timeliness of the song's subject, we felt it imperative to make this move."
The song was penned by Tomlinson, Jim Collins and Tom Shapiro and co-produced by Tomlinson and Leigh Reynolds.
There was no word on when Tomlinson's second CD would be out. Carolwood formed earlier this year as a sister label to Lyric Street, which was Tomlinson's first label.
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Trent Tomlinson is a veteran Nashville songwriter, having endured a number of publishing deals before landing a record contract. These songs reflect that - they're clever and crafted, but sometimes empty.
He starts with an anthem of sorts, "Country is My Rock," declaring his allegiance to Hank, Hag and screaming guitars. It's fair warning of what's to come: many more screaming guitars.
Tomlinson does pause for some emotional moments. On "Just Might Have Her Radio On," he argues a counterpoint to ...