Sam Hunt's Sophomore album, "Southside," is out now
PERFORMING “HARD TO FORGET” FOR CBS’ LATE NIGHT WITH STEPHEN COLBERT APRIL 8
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03 APRIL 2020 (TORONTO, ON) – Sam Hunt’s long-awaited sophomore album SOUTHSIDE is out now on MCA Nashville/Universal Music Canada, the country's leading music company. The album features 12 songs, all written by the multi-Platinum-selling star including his most recent No. 1 “Kinfolks” and his currently climbing Top 25 country radio single “Hard To Forget.” Hunt performs the new “song of the summer contender” (NPR) for CBS’ Late Night with Stephen Colbert on Wednesday, April 8.
Daring in both its emotional heft and sonic explorations, SOUTHSIDE is earning early critical praise.American Songwriter points out in album opener “2016,” Hunt with “a single acoustic guitar his only weapon, he dismantles all doubts about his abilities to rip your heart out.” Billboard notes album track “Young Once,” “highlights his soulful vocals alongside hand snapped rhythms and an infectious chorus.” While Entertainment Weekly says the album is “a showcase for Hunt’s affable charm.”
Listen to SOUTHSIDE HERE
The New York Times delves deep saying, “SOUTHSIDE is unflashily impressive, containing some of his riskiest work and also some of his most traditional. It is, depending on your angle, a reminder that Hunt is a Nashville provocateur, or that Hunt is a Nashville provocateur who can write better songs than almost everyone he’s trying to provoke.” Read more HERE
In light of the ongoing news and health concerns surrounding coronavirus COVID-19, The Southside Summer Tour has shifted to a June 11 start date in Atlanta. Charlotte, Raleigh and Bristow are rescheduled to Oct. 1, 2 and 3 respectively. All tickets purchased will be honored for the rescheduled dates. For any further ticket inquiries, fans are advised to reach out to point of purchase.
SOUTHSIDE Track Listing:
Source Universal Music Canada
April 3, 2020 11:25am ET by Pressparty