Tuesday, September 6, 2016
– Aubrie Sellers' "New City Blues" debut will be re-issued by her new label, Warner Nashville, on Sept. 30.
The new edition will contain two bonus tracks - covers of The Beach Boys' "In My Room" and The Zombies' "The Way I Feel Inside."
"I spent four years writing, really thinking about what these songs needed to sound like - and recording," said Sellers, who self-released "New City Blues" in late January to positive reviews. "That's my life on this record, and I didn't want to walk away from all that. Warner Music Nashville understood how I felt; they loved this record so much, they suggested adding the additional songs. For me, more music is always a good thing."
"I don't think I knew how much I had on my mind 'til I started to write these songs," said Sellers, the daughter of Lee Ann Womack and Jason Sellers. "Adam Wright was such a great collaborator; he challenged me to say it. Once I started writing, I wanted to keep writing songs about what I was feeling and seeing because there wasn't anything else out there like it: songs that drew on Led Zeppelin and Ralph Stanley, plus spoke to the way my generation/people my age see the world.
"I wrote these songs to feel less alone, or less alienated from what we're told is important. But the more we tour, and the more people I meet, the more I find out, there's a lot of people who feel all these things, too - and they're glad someone's singing about them."
In addition to Tucker Beathard's Rock On College Tour this fall, she will appear at Vegas' Route 91 Fest, Austin's ACL Festival and Nashville's Americana Music Fest.