David Nail blogs baseball
Wednesday, September 30, 2009
– David Nail was picked to be on major league baseball's first ever celebrity blogger at MLB.com.
Nail will post weekly updates through the World Series. His first post is at http://entertainment.mlblogs.com/.
Nail will be GAC's Fan Focus, a program highlighting new artists in the spotlight, for October. Viewers will see coverage of him on the Top 20 Countdown and various on-air promotional spots
Nail will return to the Windy City November 13 for a performance at Shake The Lake Music Festival in honor of Chicago Bears' Greg Olsen's Receptions for Research. The organization provides hospitals, doctors and researchers the necessary and most updated resources to save those who have been diagnosed with cancer.
Nail is touring behind his recent release "I'm About To Come Alive," which is up 15 percent in sales this week. Concerts are slated for:
Oct. 1 - Traverse City, Mich. - Turtle Creek Casino
Oct 17 - Virginia Beach, VA - Sharx
Oct. 23 - Knoxville, TN - Tin Roof
Oct. 24 - Charlotte, NC - Coyote Joe's
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A singer's believability is essential to the success of any album, and David Nail has a way of persuading us that every word he sings on his "Fighter" comes straight from the heart. And it doesn't hurt that the songwriting contained within is topnotch throughout.
Two songs, in particular, go straight to the heart in addition to being heartfelt. "Home," which Lori McKenna both sings on and co-wrote, is the first song on this record that will absolutely stop you in your tracks. ...
The struggles battling severe depression despite budding success and the adoration of peers and fans alike that David Nail endured during his journey to the recent release of his new album reads something like a country song of its own.
And in hindsight, Nail's previous releases were brooding and at times melancholy. Unconscious reflections of his previously undiagnosed condition? Maybe. Nonetheless, the unmistakable positive vibe that shines through his newest album doesn't diminish ...
David Nail is a rare mainstream country artist who actually stands out from the rest of Music Row's regulars. Instead of leaning towards one of the two dominant styles of Nashville country, pop or rock, Nail blends country with soul and R&B.
When he builds upon his strengths, the songs shine. The single misstep, Grandpa's Farm, sounds like a blend of recent Kid Rock and Dusty Springfield's Son of a Preacher Man; which is as awkward as the comparison sounds. ...