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Here Is Brett Young’s Album: ‘Brett Young & Friends Sing the Christmas Classics’

Brett Young’s brand new collaborative holiday album, Brett Young & Friends Sing the Christmas Classics is out now, October 22nd on all streaming platforms. Check out the details and listen to the brand new music below.

The best part of the holidays is getting to celebrate with friends and family. Country superstar, Brett Young knows just that and to used that notion in his brand new record. The singer-songwriter collaborated with several fellow entertainers to give us killer renditions of some of our favorite Christmas songs. Young and his friends deliver an enticing new holiday record, perfectly-titled, Brett Young & Friends Sing the Christmas Classics.

Young enlists the help of artists like Colbie Calliat, Maddie & Tae, Darius Rucker, and more to recreate eight classic holiday jams. Fans will hear renditions of songs like “Silver Bells,” and “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” in reimagined and more modern ways. Check out the track list and listen to the full-length record below.

Brett Young & Friends Sing the Christmas Classics Track List:

  1. “Silver Bells”
  2. “White Christmas” feat. Colbie Calliat
  3. “The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On an Open Fire)” feat. Phil Wickham
  4. “The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don’t Be Late)” feat. Dann Huff
  5. “Silent Night” feat. Chris Tomlin
  6. “Let it Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!” feat. Maddie & Tae
  7. “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” feat. Darius Rucker
  8. “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” feat. Sam Fischer
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Brett Young’s brand new holiday album,  ‘Brett Young & Friends Sing the Christmas Classics,’ out now.

Fans can join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news and announcements about future Brett Young releases.

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Brett Young & Friends Sing The Christmas Classics is available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released tunes on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

Brett Young: Weekends Look A Little Different These Days – Review

Brett Young’s Weekends Look A Little Different These Days is available now, June 4th, on all streaming platforms. Take a look below as we dig a little deeper into the collection of new music.

Reflecting on his own life and its recent changes, Young delivers some of his most authentic and honest music yet in his 8-track collection, Weekends Look A Little Different These Days. The project serves as the follow-up to his multi-platinum hitmaker’s gold-certified sophomore record Ticket to L.A. and his platinum self-titled debut album.

This new collection is appropriately titled for the recent life changes he has experienced both in his career and family life, as a rising country star and soon-to-be father of two. He explores the professional and personal life-changing moments that explain just why his Weekends Look A Little Different These Days. The entire project is co-written by Young and produced by Dann Huff. It includes his pre-released song, “You Got Away With It”, his most recent single, “Not Yet”, and his hit single and seventh consecutive No. 1, “Lady”.

Young perfectly portrays the widespread emotions that come with love, family, and loss in this self-reflective and honest collection. The authenticity of the album’s title track feels like a sequel to Young’s song “Chapters”, and sets the tone for the project. Acknowledging the growth that he’s made since his younger days and realizing that when he thought he knew and had it all, it was actually nothing compared to all he knows and has now. 

“I used to stay up late and sleep in all day long // Now it’s bed by nine and wake up with the dawn // I used to need the world to spin around me // Used to think that I had everything // Now I thank // God that everything has changed // My weekends look a little different these days”

Young reflects on all the highs and lows of a relationship in “This” in a very ‘everything happens for a reason’ take on life that makes you appreciate every moment good or bad that got you to exactly where you are now. “Dear Me” follows that same idea, wishing he could tell his 23-year old self not to worry about the girl he can’t move on from because she will end up with him in the end.

“Don’t even worry it’ll be alright // There’s a light at end of these lonely nights // And it’s worth all the hell you’re going through // What if I told you // This ain’t the end you’re just halfway // You’ll look back and you’ll thank God one day // When it’s clear in your rearview // Dear me // She ends up with you”

“Leave Me Alone” and “You Didn’t” are two different takes on a similar scenario of someone leaving you. “Leave Me Alone” has a classic Young sound and couples an upbeat tune with a ‘shake it off/move on’ attitude about someone leaving you and you not wanting them to come back around like they always do. While “You Didn’t” slows things down and offers a vulnerable yet realistic take on letting someone go because they didn’t fall in love like you did. 

“There’s nothing I could say // To make you wanna stay // Your heart made up its mind // I don’t want you to lie one more minute // You ain’t done nothing wrong // I’m not where you belong // Don’t let one teardrop fall // Girl you think it’s your fault but it isn’t // I fell in love and you didn’t”

“Not Yet” and “You Got Away With It” were both pre-released singles off the album and offer the familiar Young-sound and the kind of flirty love stories that we know and love from the singer-songwriter. 

“‘Cause you still got a lot of kisses left on your lips // Yeah you still got a lot of time to take away my breath // You still got a lot of driving me wild left // With that smile // With those eyes // I ain’t done loving you tonight // Not yet”

Brett Young's new song, "Weekends Look A Little Different These Days" is available now, June 4th, on all streaming platforms

Brett Young’s “Weekends Look A Little Different These Days” is available now, June 4th, on all streaming platforms

Fans can join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about upcoming Brett Young announcements and releases.

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Weekends Look A Little Different These Days is available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released tunes on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

Ten Things to Know About Brett Young’s New Album ‘Weekends Look A Little Different These Days’

As we anticipate the release of Brett Young’s new album Weekends Look A Little Different These Days, due out June 4th, we’re sharing ten things to know about the record that we learned from our recent interview with the singer.

  1. Young collaborated with the writers behind his very first number one song “Sleep Without You” once again on “Not Yet”, a previously released track on the album.

“We haven’t had a single together, since “Sleep Without You,” Brett shares in our recent conversation. 

 

  1. Writing uptempo for the project was admittedly a challenge for the singer who is well known for his ballads, but upon listening to the project it’s clear he overcame the challenge seemingly well.

“Even when I write uptempo, like if you read the lyrics, it still reads like a ballad.”

 

  1. Lady”, the lead single and chart-topping song was not originally meant to be released.

“The only reason that song was even recorded […], I played it for Dan Huff (producer) and as a baby gift for us, he wanted to record that song for us. […] because Dan did that and was so sweet to give us that song as a gift, we were able to share it with people and realize that it was probably something that people needed.” 

 

  1. You can possibly be the first to hear the new songs live.

“Nobody has heard the new songs live yet, and they won’t until the record comes out.”

 

  1. There’s a song that shares his entire love story with wife, Taylor Mills-Young.

“The song “Dear Me” is telling me and Taylor’s entire story. […] It’s to that young man that had his heartbroken that if he would just settle down, be patient, it’s still the girl, you weren’t wrong.”

 

  1. Many of the songs are still autobiographical, which his wife is getting used to.

“The hardest thing I think for her on the first record is the break-up songs […] We’re really grateful for the memories because they’ve made us really strong.”

 

  1. “You Didn’t” is a break-up song inspired by the throwback vibe of Boyz II Men.

“We were on a writer’s retreat […] and at dinner, we all started talking about, we all had a mutual love for Boyz II Men. […] so we just said, let’s get something started tonight with that in mind.”

 

  1. Young is so thankful that his song “Lady” has touched music lovers’ hearts.

“That literally is the reason that I write music. Connections like that.”

 

  1. The album’s songs capture new chapters in Young’s life right now.

“My goal is always to pull back the curtain a little bit. Vulnerability and authenticity are paramount for me.”

 

  1. This record challenged the singer’s songwriting.

“The thing that I had to let go of was the timing of it all, learning that I could plug myself into stories that didn’t speak to the current state that I am in right now.”

 

Check in with us this Friday, June 4th for a full review of Brett Young’s new album Weekends Look A Little Different These Days.

Fans can join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about future Brett Young announcements and releases.

To keep up with Brett Young, follow him on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

For the latest country music tunes, follow our  ‘New Country Music’ playlist for your weekly new music fix.

Sasha Sloan Teams Up with Sam Hunt on New Song, “when was it over?”

Sasha Sloan and Sam Hunt have joined forces on brand new song, “when was it over?”, available now, April 23rd, on all streaming platforms. Take a look below as we dig a little deeper into the new music.

Since Sam Hunt has been making music, he has melded pop and country together, creating one of the most popular movements in country music. Now, he has collaborated with singer-songwriter Sasha Sloan on the incredibly evocative track that features Hunts’ insane ear for country lyricism and storytelling and Sloan’s strong pop melody sensibilities.

“when was it over” opens with Sloan’s voice and smooth acoustic guitar guiding you through the story. Sonically, it is delicate, and it matches the lyrical nature of the song. “That time I met your friends, I was indifferent // The way you’re acting got me questioning // when was it over for you?”, she poses on the chorus.

Hunt’s perspective enters during the second verse, seconding Sloan’s questioning of a past relationship. The verses truly sound like you are inside their head as they sing; every thought and feeling that is lingering is being sung. “When I didn’t ask if you were okay // Aftеr a fight with your mom // The last time I stayed ovеr at your place // And you woke up alone // Was it the first time you pulled away?”, he sings softly.

Both Sloan and Hunt have exceptional voices, and the production is gorgeous, but it is the lyricism that makes this song as special as it is. It doesn’t feel overly country or pop, it just feels like a really well-written, natural song – the best kind of song.

“when was it over?” is co-written by the incomparable Shane Mcanally, who shared on Instagram that the duet and co-write was Hunt’s idea; and Sloan is the only artist he has ever told McAnally he needs to write with immediately.

In a recent press release, Sloan explained the meaning behind the song.“’when was it over?’ is about not being able to let go of someone even when you know there’s nothing left. Shane brought the title into the room and Sam and I both loved it. The rest fell into place from there.”

In many of Sloan and Hunt’s songs, they can be clever when talking about some of the heavier things in life, and it makes for great songs. But “when was it over?” is simply a classic, stunning song, (like Hunt’s “2016” or Sloan’s “Thoughts”) and sometimes that is all you need to make the perfect thoughtful heartbreak song.

Sasha Sloan & Sam Hunt's new song, "when was it over?" is available now, April 23rd

Sasha Sloan & Sam Hunt’s new song, “when was it over?” is available now, April 23rd

Fans can join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about upcoming Sasha Sloan/Sam Hunt announcements and releases.

To keep up with Sasha Sloan, follow her on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
To keep up with Sam Hunt, follow him on InstagramTwitter, and Facebook.

“when was it over?” is available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released tunes on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

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Brett Young Announces Next Album & Drops New Song, “Not Yet”

Brett Young just announced his latest album, Weekends Look A Little Different These Days, due out June 4th, and dropped a brand new song, “Not Yet”, available now, April 23rd, on all streaming platforms. Take a look below as we dig a little deeper into the new music.

After a busy month of releasing “You Got Away With It”, announcing his family is growing once again with a second baby girl on the way, and celebrating his 40th birthday, Brett Young has a full plate of exciting things to come both personally and professionally. Along with announcing a new forthcoming album, Young also dropped a brand new song “Not Yet” ahead of the project. The track is one of those good things that is sure to be eaten up and devoured by country radio; parallel with rising to the top of the country charts.

A song that demands to be heard on the way to the beach with your girlfriends or during a late-night long way home, cruisin’-around-town type of night, this new single from the singer-songwriter is as endearing and memorable as any good country-pop hit has been and will be to come. The starry-eyed and moon-chasing performer who has provided the public with access to being enchanted by his wife, Taylor Mills, specifically with the recently acclaimed #1 hit “Lady”, Young adds to his discography with “Not Yet”.

Brett Young's new song, "Not Yet" is available now, April 23rd

Brett Young’s new song, “Not Yet” is available now, April 23rd

“You still got a lot of kisses left on your lips // Yeah, you still got a lot of time to take away my breath // You still got a lot of driving me wild left // with that smile, with those eyes // I ain’t done loving you tonight, not yet”

Fans can join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about upcoming Brett Young announcements and releases.

To keep up with Brett Young, follow him on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

“Not Yet” is available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released tunes on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

Brett Young Lands #1 Song At Country Radio with “Lady”

Brett Young lands the number one song at country radio this week with “Lady,” inspired by his wife Taylor Mills and daughter, Presley. The news comes just days after the singer revealed that their family is expecting baby girl number two, due this summer.

It has been a huge week for country crooner, Brett Young. Not only did Young celebrate his 40th birthday, but he also revealed the gender of his second baby on The Kelly Clarkson Show. On the heels of the news that he and Mills are having their second daughter, the singer also scored his 7th number one single with his song “Lady.” Follow us on Instagram for clips from each of Young’s hits live from New York City back in February 2020.

Serendipitous as can be, it could not be any sweeter for the Young family. Just as his last number one hit, “Catch” was inspired by his life experiences, “Lady” was as well. The song was written for his wife and his daughter. Inspired by fatherhood and seeing his wife as a mother for the first time, “Lady” is one of Young’s most emotive and heartwarming songs to date. It’s obvious why the song connects with so many country music fans.

We first heard the beautiful song back in February 2020 during Young’s sold-out New York City show. Check out the video below of its first live performance before the track was officially released…

“I hope you look just like your momma // And love her like I do // You’ll see close to perfect patience / If you watch her every move // You can always run to daddy // You’ll always be my baby, // but, Look at her, baby girl // And you’ll learn // How to be a lady”

It is even more exciting that the singer will now be able to share this song with his new baby, due this summer. In the five years Young has been in the mainstream country music scene, he has scored hit songs with six out of his seven singles, as well as, garnered a dedicated fanbase across the world.

Congrats to Brett and his team!

Fans can join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about future Brett Young releases.

To keep up with Brett Young, follow him on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

“Lady” is now available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music‘ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

Brett Young Reveals Baby #2’s Gender on The Kelly Clarkson Show

And then there were four! Brett Young visited The Kelly Clarkson Show to reveal the gender of his second child, due this summer.

Back in January Young revealed to fans on social media that he and wife, Taylor Mills Young are expecting baby number two! Due this summer, baby-to-be will join big sister, Presley, making the family a soon-to-be family of four!

Today the country crooner revealed the gender of the baby on The Kelly Clarkson Show. Brett and Taylor are officially having a baby GIRL!

The news comes on the heels of Young’s current radio single, “Lady,” sitting at number two and fighting its way to the number one spot on the country charts, and we predict it’s coming soon! Presley and Taylor are the inspirations for the song, and we are sure that this new baby will inspire Young just as much!

Congrats to Brett, Taylor, Presley, and their newest addition!

Fans can join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about future Brett Young releases.

To keep up with Brett Young, follow him on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

“Lady” is now available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

Brett Young Releases New Song, “You Got Away With It”

Brett Young’s new song “You Got Away With It” is available now, February 26th, everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a look below as we dig a little deeper into the track.

2020 proved to be a busy year for Brett Young, between caring for his newborn baby and touring (at least for a little while) on his Chapters Tour, which was named after his most personal song from his 2019 album, Ticket to LA. Luckily for us, Young was able to make it to NYC in February just before having to cancel the tour due to the ongoing worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. Young and his wife Taylor Mills also announced a few weeks ago that they are expecting their second child.

Now, the singer-songwriter is releasing a brand new song, “You Got Away With It”, which follows his 2020 hit single “Lady”, written for his daughter Presley, as well as his incredible collaboration on “I do” with Astrid S. “You Got Away With It” is an upbeat tune with the classic Brett Young wordplay that we’ve come to love from the singer-songwriter. It’s about a girl that stole everything from a guy and he let her get away with all of it. From the start of the night, she stole his attention and a kiss at the bar and she goes on to steal his time and then his heart. He was just single on a Saturday night and let her get away with whatever she wanted.  

“You got away with it, so don’t you go breaking it / Girl you’ve been making it tough for me to not love every little thing that you do baby / You got away with it, and girl I ain’t hating it / It’s too late I don’t want it back, it’s yours and that’s that, and you stole my heart / You got away with it”

Brett Young's new song "You Got Away With It" is available everywhere now, February 26th

Brett Young’s new song “You Got Away With It” is available everywhere now, February 26th

Fans can join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about future Brett Young releases.

To keep up with Brett Young, follow him on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

“You Got Away With It” is now available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

Brett Young and Wife, Taylor, Expecting Second Child

Brett Young revealed to fans today on social media that he and wife, Taylor Mills Young are expecting baby number two.

Due this summer, baby-to-be will join big sister, 1-year-old, Presley. Young shared, “And then we were 4… It seems like just yesterday we found out our little Presley was on her way. We are beyond blessed by this growing little family!”

Exclusively sharing all of the details and photos with People, the outlet broke the news earlier today, (January 27).

Congratulations to Brett, Taylor, Presley, and their growing family!

Fans can join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about future Brett Young releases.

To keep up with Brett Young, follow him on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

Looking for new country music? Check out the latest recently released tunes on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

The Best Deep Cuts from Brett Young

It is hard to believe that it has only been three years since Brett Young released his debut self-titled record. In his blossoming career, the singer-songwriter has rocketed to stardom and created a loyal following of fans. We have believed in him from the start, even naming him one of our 2017 Artists to Watch. For fun, we decided to look back at his music and highlight some of our favorite deep cuts. Check out the full list below and give the playlist a listen.

“Chapters” – Ticket To L.A.

“Every page you turn is a lesson learned / Ain’t we all, ain’t we all just tryna get it right?”

If there is any song that shares Young’s story the best, it’s “Chapters.” The song is literally his life-story in 3 minutes. Fans have fallen in love with the track, which also features Young’s musical icon Gavin DeGraw, and it’s hard to believe that it has yet to become a single!

 

“Olivia Mae” – Brett Young

“Olivia Mae, I’ve fallen for you / The past year with you has been the best year of my life”

One of my personal favorites from his debut record, “Olivia Mae” is one of the most heartfelt songs out there. The album cut is a song-writing masterpiece and truly shows Young at his best.

 

“Back On The Wagon” – Brett Young

“All messed up, no matter what / You know I gotta have it / Even though it winds up tragic / Tonight, whatever happens, happens / And tomorrow, we’ll get back on the wagon”

This song is one of the most relatable in Young’s catalog. All about having a hard time shaking an ex, “Back On The Wagon” is a push-pull song that tells its own story but still manages to tell everyone else’s at the same time.

 

“The Ship and the Bottle” – Ticket To L.A.

“I was made for a dive bar / Usually good for the night / I can sure hold my whiskey / I can hold my wine”

Off of Young’s sophomore record, Ticket to L.A., “The Ship and the Bottle” is so piercing and clever. The heartbreaking track, written by Nicolle Gaylon, Chase McGill, and Jon Nite shares the message of not wanting to hold someone back in a relationship.

 

“Left Side Of Leavin’” – Brett Young

“The thing about a breakup / Sometimes you just gotta break down / Coming off a great love / There’s plenty of pain to pass around”

Another song that really checks all the boxes with story-telling and songwriting, this Young track is a special one. “Left Side of Leavin’” is catchy, innovative, and emotive – all adjectives that make up a great country song!

 

“Ticket to L.A.” – Ticket To L.A.

“Doesn’t even know that I missed my plane / Not a single thing I wouldn’t trade / For a ticket to L.A.”

Young’s sophomore record’s title track is one of our favorites! The flirty and romantic song is a much-needed bright spot in Young’s catalog of music. Also, it happens to one of the most fun songs to hear live!

 

How does our list match up to yours? Let us know and be sure to follow our ‘Deep Cuts’ playlist on Spotify. Check out more deep cuts from some of our favorite artists like Morgan Wallen, Carrie Underwood, and Luke Combs here.

Fans can join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about upcoming Brett Young releases in the coming weeks.

To keep up with Brett Young, follow him on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

 

 

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