Young finds himself "Losing Sleep" with next CD
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Young finds himself "Losing Sleep" with next CD

Thursday, August 24, 2017 – Chris Young will release his seventh studio album, "Losing Sleep," on Oct. 20 on RCA.

Young, 32, re-upped on his contract with the label earlier this week.

"I think the experimentation I did on 'I'm Comin' Over' was the most I had really done," said Young. "So with 'Losing Sleep,' it was about continuing that. There's stuff like the lead track, which is really different sonically from a lot of things in my catalog, and there are going to be things that feel more familiar, too. Each song has a unique vibe and life to it."

Produced by Young and Corey Crowder, the release is Young's third album in less than 24 months. Young released "It Must Be Christmas" last year. This is also the third time Young and Crowder have worked together. The new record features the lead single and title track, "Losing Sleep." Young had a hand in writing all 10 songs.

Young is touring with Jason Aldean as special guest on his They Don't Know Tour through October before resuming his own headlining dates later this year.


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CD review - Losing Sleep Chris Young has one of the best country voices, and it's always a pleasure to hear him sing. But it's disappointing when the title cut sounds more like the groove to a Justin Bieber song than anything truly country. When, say, someone like Jason Aldean performs music with barely any resemblance to real country music, it's not that big a deal; he's not a great natural singer to begin with. However, Young's voice is just too good to waste on mere pop. ...
CD review - It Must Be Christmas Song selection can sometimes seem fairly inessential whenever chosen by a master singer. Such is the case with "It Must Be Christmas," Chris Young's new holiday collection. He sounds as perfectly comfortable with the jazzy "I'll Be Home for Christmas," where its supper club vibe takes a little of the edge off one seriously sad song, as he does with the Phil Spector rock nugget "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)." Young is also helped out by a few special guests. ...


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