Webisode focuses on David Nail
Thursday, May 13, 2010
– David Nail will be the focus of a new six-part CMT webisode series titled "Making The Team." Premiering Friday at 7 a.m. Eastern on CMT.
Cameras document Nail's invitation to try out for the St. Louis Cardinals during spring training camp in Jupiter, Florida.
The premiere episode posts tomorrow, Friday, May 14 at 7a.m. Eastern Time on www.cmt.com. A new episode will post every Friday for six consecutive weeks.
Nail will return to Florida this weekend to participate in the sold-out second annual Lakewood Ranch Golf Outing in Lakewood Ranch Friday, which benefits The Payton Wright Foundation and includes a golf tournament, silent auction, dinner and concert by Nail.
The foundation provides assistance to families with children battling brain cancer and funding for brain cancer research.
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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. ...