Smith returns with new single
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
– Canaan Smith, who had a hit single two years ago with "Love You Like That," returns with a new single "Like You that Way."
The song is apparently from Smith's upcoming second full-length release, although there was no word when that would be.
The 34-year-old Virginia native wrote the song with Jesse Frasure and Brett James. Kos Weaver produced the song with Frasure and Smith.
Smith released a self-titled EP in 2015 and a full-length, "Bronco," that June.
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Canaan Smith closes his new album with the title track, a tribute to his brother who recently passed away in a car crash. Smith sings its words over a hushed, reverent musical backing as the song's words seemingly praise the vehicle, rather than dwelling too much on the gory details of Nathaniel's death. But once Smith sings, "It was a hell of a ride," you realize immediately he's singing about his beloved brother, not merely a motor vehicle. It's the kind of strong ...
Virginia-native, Belmont educated, Canaan Smith was deemed as "One to Watch in 2012" after his debut single "We Got Us" charted that year. Still, it was nearly three years before his next single "Love You Like That" dropped this past summer. With more than 200,000 downloads, it went number 1 on Sirius XM, but fans have been forced to wait until now for an EP release.
The lead off, "Love You Like That" is a tale of a self-proclaimed "nitty-gritty ...