Bentley sees "Black" in late May
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
– Dierks Bentley will release "Black," his eighth studio disc on May 27, it was announced today.
"It's a relationship album that covers the ups and downs of the journey and ends with some self-realization and evolvement," said Bentley. "The song 'Black' helps set all of that in motion at the top of the album by guiding you into the darkness and the shadows of the night. The same guy who sings 'Somewhere On A Beach' winds up growing and having enough perspective to sing something introspective like 'Different for Girls.' By the last song, he's taking a look back on love and life."
Produced by Ross Copperman and executive producer Arturo Buenahora Jr., Bentley stretches beyond music to include rock. Maren Morris, Elle King, Natalie Hemby, Hillary Lindsey and Jessi Alexander sing on the disc.
"Having a female perspective on this record really made the album more than just music," said Bentley. "It makes it a conversation between a guy and a girl. Sometimes it's harmonious, and sometimes it's two people clashing, but it's always there."
The track list is:
2. Pick Up
3. I'll Be The Moon (feat. Maren Morris)
4. What The Hell Did I Say
5. Somewhere On A Beach
7. Why Do I Feel
8. Roses And A Time Machine
9. All The Way to Me
10. Different for Girls (feat. Elle King)
11. Mardi Gras (feat. Trombone Shorty)
12. Light It Up
13. Can't Be Replaced
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