Rhett gets "Tangled Up' in September
Monday, June 29, 2015
– Thomas Rhett announced today that his sophomore album, "Tangled Up," (Valory Music Co.) is slated for a Sept. 25 release.
The soulful lead single "Crash And Burn" is climbing the charts.
"This album is something we've been working on for two years and musically, it really pulls from all the things I have been inspired by during that time," said Rhett. "The title 'Tangled Up' comes from a lyric in one of the new songs, and I think it's a cool way to point to all the different influences that I have as an artist and a songwriter - from soul and r&b to old school country to rock and everything in between. They are all in this record."
Rhett asked fans to help choose the disc's cover art. Four designs will be posted today on ThomasRhett.com with the winning cover will announced soon.
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