Dierks Bentley has been bursting with creativity and gratitude since he stopped and smelled the roses in 2020. The platinum-selling performer just lately caught up with Country Heat Weekly host Amber Anderson to debate his feel-good anthem “Gold” and the way it serves as a preview to his tenth studio album.
The nation hitmaker advised the favored podcast that the discharge of his newest single, “Gold” has been a very long time coming, as he penned the reflective anthem alongside newcomers Ashley Gorley, Luke Dick, and Ross Copperman following quarantine.
The toe-tapper emphasizes the significance of residing within the second and appreciating the small blessings in life. Bentley declared that “Gold” units the stage for his extremely anticipated album, which is centered across the rollercoaster-like feelings he felt when reside music was dropped at a sudden halt.
“I used to be in Colorado, and every thing shut down. We ended up staying there for a yr, and a few of my contemporaries had been writing songs on a regular basis and placing out materials, however I put my guitar away within the case and put it within the closet for a few yr,” mentioned Bentley. “I actually didn’t play any music for a yr. I actually simply spent a yr outside, intense household time, climbing, biking, and fishing. I wanted to be away from the highway and away from my guitar. I got here again to Nashville in 2021 and was prepared to begin placing these experiences on paper. I really feel like “Gold” is a superb music.”
The Grand Ole Opry member continued to elucidate that the title observe represents his relationship with Nashville and the way the time away made him have a look at the bustling metropolis with a contemporary perspective. After fleeing the music-oriented streets, he found a brand new profound love for the style.
“The time away actually made me re-appreciate all of the issues I like about Nashville. The music is about being current within the second you’re in. It was a great message for me, and that’s all the time a great signal. When it feels good for me, it often interprets nicely for my viewers. So, actually enthusiastic about the best way it turned out lyrically, in addition to sonically,” shared Bentley. “It additionally gave me time to reset and rekindle my love of Nation music and loads of the forms of songs and sounds that I fell in love with once I first obtained to Nashville,” he added upon launch.”
“Gold” is among the 14 tracks on the forthcoming assortment, slated to reach early subsequent yr. After almost three years of constructing authentic music for the challenge, the nation powerhouse advised Anderson that it’s formally full.
“The album is completed. I’m simply wrapping up some collaborations and a few remaining combined stuff,” he mentioned full of pleasure. “It’s the tenth, so it’s obtained to be proper. After my third file, I assumed possibly there wouldn’t be albums anymore due to all of the streaming and other ways to eat music. However they’re nonetheless making ‘em. So long as there’s nonetheless a possibility to make an album, I’ll be doing it.”
The chart-topping vocalist isn’t just tying up unfastened ends earlier than the discharge, but in addition on his headlining Beers On Me Tour. GRAMMY-nominated vocalist Ashley McBryde and breakout star Travis Denning function direct help on the nationwide trek. Bentley revealed that McBryde brings the high-energy present to the following stage.
“Simply watching her present, she’s so good,” he says about McBryde. “Such an awesome songwriter, she’s such an awesome singer, and he or she is so current together with her followers within the viewers and humorous. Very genuine. She is who she is, and I believe it’s why individuals love her.”
Bentley mentioned that he invitations McBryde out each night time to ship a fan favourite.
“She comes out and sings with me each night time. We do “Unhealthy Angel,” which is a music I recorded with Miranda Lambert and Jamie Johnson. She comes out and takes Miranda’s half,” he clarified. So, she’s simply enjoyable to have out on the highway. I simply can’t say sufficient nice issues about Ashley McBryde. She’s simply superior.”