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Brothers Osborne announces soph disc

Thursday, January 25, 2018 – Brothers Osborne will release their sophomore album "Port Saint Joe," on April 20.

The two-time CMA "Vocal Duo of the Year" just released their new single "Shoot Me Straight," which was produced by Jay Joyce (Eric Church, Little Big Town).

The new release comes more than two years after the release of their full-length debut. They had previously released an EP.

John and TJ Osborne co-wrote every song on "Port Saint Joe" along with Lee Thomas Miller, Kendall Marvel, Barry Dean, Shane McAnally and Troy Verges. The title, The disc is named after the small town on the Florida coast where the real-life siblings recorded the album.

"Port Saint Joe is a sonic representation of who we've become not only as a band but as people," said John Osborne. "Every show we've ever played together is on this record. Every song we've ever written and every mile we've ever ridden has led to the making of this record. Imperfections and all."

TJ said, "We shacked up for two weeks to make an unabashed record that would reflect who we are in every way, and in the process we had the most enjoyable and memorable recording experience of our lives."

Songs on the CD are:
1. Slow Your Roll (John Osborne, TJ Osborne, Barry Dean, Troy Verges)
2. Shoot Me Straight (John Osborne, TJ Osborne, Lee Thomas Miller)
3. I Don't Remember Me (Before You) (John Osborne, TJ Osborne, Shane McAnally, Matt Dragstrem)
4. Weed, Whiskey and Willie (John Osborne, TJ Osborne, Laura Veltz)
5. Tequila Again (John Osborne, TJ Osborne, Kendall Marvel)
6. A Couple Wrongs Makin' It Alright (John Osborne, TJ Osborne, Connie Harrington)
7. Pushing Up Daisies (John Osborne, TJ Osborne, Kendall Marvel)
8. Drank Like Hank (John Osborne, TJ Osborne, Kendall Marvel)
9. A Little Bit Trouble (John Osborne, TJ Osborne, Dave Barnes)
10. While You Still Can (John Osborne, TJ Osborne, Travis Meadows)

Brothers Osborne recently received their third Grammy nomination in the Best Country Duo/Group Performance category for their Top 10 hit "It Ain't My Fault." They are scheduled to perform a special tribute to victims of recent concert tragedies on the telecast along with Maren Morris and fellow label mate Eric Church.

Brothers Osborne will headline their first UK tour set to launch May 4 in Dublin, Ireland with additional stops in Belfast, London, Manchester and Glasgow. The duo will then join Dierks Bentley on the "Mountain High Tour" kicking off May 17 in Columbia, Md.

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