Nail slates soph disc for November
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
– David Nail will release "The Sound Of A Million Dreams," his sophomore album, on Nov. 15.
The CD is the follow-up to Nail's first outing, "I'm About To Come Alive, "which garnered Nail a Grammy nomination for Best Male Vocal Country Performance for his hit Turning Home and an Academy of Country Music Award nomination for Single of the Year for his Red Light.
The new disc was produced by Chuck Ainlay and Frank Liddell and includes Nail's current Top 20 hit Let It Rain.
Nail will tour to preview his disc in October. On Oct. 14, Nail will open for Taylor Swift on her Speak Now Tour in Lubbock, Texas and will continue on her tour throughout October with stops in San Diego, Phoenix, Austin, Houston and San Antonio to name a few.
On Oct. 30, Nail will appear on an episode of the new GAC series Day Jobs where he puts in a full day of work at a Dairy Queen in his home state of Missouri.
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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.
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