California hitmaker, Brett Young has made quite the name for himself in Nashville. On the heels of success stemming from his sophomore album Ticket to L.A, the singer-songwriter has embarked on a new project. The multi-platinum selling artist revealed a video series, entitled ‘Acoustic Sessions,’ featuring stripped-down performances of songs off his sophomore record. Co-writer and Lady Antebellum’s, Charles Kelley joined Young for a performance of “Here Tonight,” as the first installment of the new series.
Young’s video series is directed by Steve Jawn. In the first session, he slows down his mid-tempo love song and chart-topping hit, turning it into an epic ballad, reminiscent of hits “In Case You Didn’t Know” and “Mercy.” The camera shows clips of the singer, in the recording booth, singing the first verse and chorus of the song, later panning to fellow singer-songwriter, Kelley, also in the booth, singing the second verse of the song.
On the second chorus of “Here Tonight,” the two talented men team up, both lending their voices to the powerful lyrics. The duet adds a beautiful and unique harmony to the stripped-down version of the track. The new series shows a more vulnerable side to Young, allowing fans to see the process that goes into putting together and recording a song.
Young is wrapping up his the ‘Miss Me More Tour’ with Kelsea Ballerini and newcomer, Brandon Ratcliff later this week. The recording artist will be performing at multiple festivals this summer. In June, he will perform at CMA Fest in Nashville, Tennessee and Country LakeShake in Chicago, Illinois. Additionally, Young will open up for superstar, Luke Bryan at Gillette Stadium on June 21st. For tickets and more information, head to brettyoungmusic.com.
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