Dierks Bentley simply launched his tenth studio album, Gravel & Gold, and there’s a monster collaboration on it with Ashley McBryde known as “Cowboy Boots.”
McBryde actually has burst onto the nation music scene in an enormous method over the previous few years, and a lot of the nation artists I communicate to at all times communicate very extremely of her writing expertise, in addition to her singing.
I had the possibility to take a seat down together with her the opposite day for the Style of Nation Nights, On Demand podcast, and one of many issues I wished to get from her had been some tales about recording that music with Bentley.
She advised me she was on tour with Bentley, and he or she acquired a textual content message from him one night time with simply the music file and it stated, “Hey, no strain, simply see in case you’re on this music.”
She advised me she listened again to it instantly after listening to it and stated, “Sure, I’m on this music. Am I singing, am I doing harmonies, how can I be of service to this music?”
Dierks wrote again that he would really like for her to sing it with him, so Ashley was very excited.
What Bentley did not know is how a lot “Cowboy Boots” meant to McBryde. She went into element about how her boots that she wears are an emblem of her — when she goes to anybody’s house, she takes her boots off by the door and leaves them there. She stated when she goes over to her niece’s home, if her niece is sleeping already for the night time, she leaves her boots by the hearth in order that when her niece wakes up, she is aware of Aunt Ashley is there ready for her.
McBryde truly wears her boots a lot that her family and friends name her “Boots”.
Bentley might have thought he was simply asking for her collaboration on a random music, nevertheless it turned out to be one that basically hit house for McBryde, and you’ll inform as quickly as you hear the music.
Take a look at my full interview with Ashley McBryde proper right here, on the Style of Nation app or wherever you get your podcasts from.
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