Moore hopes for "Young Love"
Monday, November 25, 2013
– Kip Moore's Young Love,
the lead single from the his sophomore album, drops today on iTunes.
The second album, the follow-up to "Up All Night," is due out in January.
Moore is nominated for four American Country Awards including "Artist of the Year: New Artist," "Single of the Year," "Single of the Year: New Artist" and "Music Video of the Year: New Artist."
Moore had hits off his debut with Somethin' 'Bout A Truck and two more number one singles, Beer Money and Hey Pretty Girl. Moore has toured with Eric Church, Brantley Gilbert and Toby Keith and his own headlining shows. Moore's headlining Butn the Whole World Town Tour picks up in Oxford, Ohio on Dec. 4 and goes through Dec. 14. In January, he will join Lady Antebellum for its Take Me Downtown Tour.
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There are moments while listening to Kip Moore's album where the listener might feel like he/she is sampling new Kid Rock music - albeit, with plenty more heart and soul. Moore sings with a similarly endearing scratchy vocal tone, and has a primarily country music fan base, but that's where these two artists part ways artistically. Whereas Kid Rock mostly raises hell, Moore raises awareness. Kid Rock might be perfectly comfortable singing about his dark side, but Moore is heard ...
Kip Moore's greatest musical selling point is his raspy singing voice. Much like Bob Seger long before him, his is a vocal tone that gets your immediate attention every time you hear it. This EP-length project presents Moore in a quieter setting than usual. That distinctive voice is unavoidable, though, whether revved up or tamped down.
The song that stands out most is "It Ain't California," which is introduced with a beautifully twangy electric guitar riff. ...
If you're one of those people who read CD inserts before listening to the music, Kip Moore starts out with one at least one strike against him on his third album. In the two pages of acknowledgements and thank yous (two pages!) there's this mixed metaphor on thank you number one, which goes out to Jesus: "You continually pull me from the sinking sand. . . I'm out of the woods because of your love." Um, not a lot of sand in the woods, Kip.
Thankfully, things get better as ...