Hunter Hayes Talks Self-Discovery, Optimism, Growing Up in the Industry, New Single, Upcoming Album, Touring & More

Hunter Hayes Talks Self-Discovery, Optimism, Growing Up in the Industry, New Single, Upcoming Album, Touring & More

Jim Casey talks with Hunter Hayes about:

  • life-living and self-discovery as a 27-year-old
  • releasing his first single in three years to country radio, “Heartbreak”
  • the genesis of “Heartbreak,” which set the tone for his upcoming album
  • trying to stay optimistic in the face of negativity
  • releasing his self-titled debut album in 2011
  • growing up in the industry as a young artist
  • finishing his upcoming fourth studio album
  • removing the filters—lyrically and musically—from his new songs
  • working with producer, Sam Ellis, on the upcoming album after working with Dann Huff on previous albums
  • headlining his Closer to You Tour
  • playing new songs during his live show

Podcast Participants:

  • Hunter Hayes
  • Jim Casey, NCD editor in chief

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Listen to Randy Travis’ Newly Released Breakup Ballad, “One in a Row”

Listen to Randy Travis’ Newly Released Breakup Ballad, “One in a Row”

Warner Music Nashville has shared a previously unreleased song, “One in a Row,” by Country Music Hall of Fame member Randy Travis. Randy recorded the breakup ballad prior to his stroke in 2013. Penned by Buddy Jewell and Thom McHugh, “One in a Row” is Randy’s first new tune in six years and comes out…

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Maren Morris to Release New 3-Song Acoustic EP, “Reimagined,” on May 31

Maren Morris will release a new EP, Maren Morris: Reimagined, via Apple Music on May 31. The three-song offering, which was produced by Dave Cobb, features acoustic versions of “Girl,” “The Bones” and “The Middle.” As a companion to the EP, Apple Music will also release a short film that takes fans behind the scenes…

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