Monday, August 3, 2015
– Thomas Rhett will get "Tangled Up" in a new batch of music when his sophomore disc drops Sept. 25.
The album on Valory Music contains 13 songs that mix his various influences including country and soul. His father, Rhett Akins, had a hand in writing three of the songs.
"I didn't grow up listening to just one style of music," Rhett said. "So, I don't know how to write just one style of music. Whether these songs have more of a pop influence or more of a hip hop influence or a completely country influence, they all - in some crazy way - cohesively sound like a me song."
The 13-track album is filled with party anthems, dance tunes, drinking songs and love ballads.
"At our shows, there aren't any rules," he said. "There's no such thing as standing still and just singing a song. I love jumping into the crowd. I love to dance. The whole show is very uptempo, high energy, and completely unpredictable."
Songs on the CD are:
1. "Anthem" (Nicolle Galyon, Shane McAnally, Jimmy Robbins)
2. "Crash And Burn" (Jesse Frasure, Chris Stapleton)
3. "South Side" (Thomas Rhett, Jesse Frasure, Chris Stapleton)
4. "Die A Happy Man" (Thomas Rhett, Sean Douglas, Joe Spargur)
5. "Vacation" (Written by Thomas Rhett, Thomas Allen, Harold Brown, Morris
Dickerson, Sean Douglas, Gerry Goldstein, Leroy Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Osker, Andreas
Schuller, Howard Scott, Joe Spargur, Ricky Reed, John Ryan)
6. "Like It's the Last Time"
(Thomas Rhett, Rhett Akins, Ben Hayslip)
7. "T-Shirt" (Ashley Gorley, Luke Laird, Shane McAnally)
8. "Single Girl"
(Thomas Rhett, Rhett Akins, Ross Copperman, Ben Hayslip)
9. "The Day You Stop Looking Back" (Jaren Johnston, Luke Laird)
10. "Tangled Up" (Chris DeStefano, Adam Hoffman, Matt Lipkins, Josh Osborne, Scott Schwartz)
11. "Playing With Fire" feat. Jordin Sparks * (Thomas Rhett, Rhett Akins, Ashley Gorley)
12. "I Feel Good" feat. Lunch Money Lewis ** (Thomas Rhett, Sean Douglas, Teddy Geiger,
Jacob Hindlin, Gamal Lewis, Charlie Puth, Joe Spargur)
13. "Learned it From the Radio"* (Nicolle Galyon, Ashley Gorley, Jimmy Robbins)
Produced by Dann Huff and Jesse Frasure
* Produced by Chris DeStefano
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