Thursday, September 8, 2016
– RaeLynn will ride "WildHorse" to her Warner Nashville debut, dropping Dec. 2, the label announced.
RaeLynn, who had a hit with "God Made Girls," left Big Machine earlier this year without having release a full-length CD. She did put out an EP.
"There's so much vulnerability and heart pouring out of every song on this record," said RaeLynn.
While the single "Love Triangle" tells her personal story of what it was like growing up in a divorced family, the majority of the album is a look into her life over the past few years. "Every lyric takes you through a part of my journey these last four years - this record is my college experience in a lot of ways. I graduated from high school, moved away from my parents and started a life on my own. I fell in love, had my heart broken and then found love again. I married the man of my dreams, and now we're starting a life together. All the highs and lows from these last four years are here. I've always wanted to put out an album where my personality and songwriting could really shine through and I feel like 'WildHorse' finally gives fans a true glimpse into who I am as an artist and a young woman."
"I remember when I wrote WildHorse and thinking how the apple doesn't fall too far from the tree," said RaeLynn. "My grandmother used to call my mom a wild horse, and I definitely am, too. I've always had a different way of looking at life and embracing my carefree spirit. Sure, I can be a handful with my Texas sass mixed with sparkly glitter, but you know, I am who I am. And, I know I'm not the only one out there, right? I hope that when you hear this song, it gives you the confidence to be yourself and be the wild horse you were meant to be."
"This album is my journey and I sure hope you find some of your journey in it, too," said. RaeLynn.
The songs are:
1. Your Heart
3. Love Triangle
4. Lonely Call
6. The Apple
7. Young (featuring Leeland Mooring)
11. Say (featuring Dan + Shay)
12. Praying For Rain
RaeLynn is currently in the studio putting the finishing touches on her debut record with her producers and co-writers, Jimmy Robbins and Nicolle Galyon. She is opening Blake Shelton's 2016 Tour. "I can't wait to get out on the road and perform "Love Triangle" with my band. We have a killer set list with all new music from 'WildHorse'. Going on the road with Blake is a dream come true, and I just know it's going to be filled with lots of fun and shenanigans. Don't worry though, I have a few surprises up my sleeve."