Country singer Mark Chesnutt will be releasing a new CD on June 24, called Rollin' With The Flow. The singer, who came to fame in the '90s, has four platinum albums, five gold albums, 14 No. 1 singles and 23 Top 10 singles to his name.
His new CD, released by Lofton Creek Records/Big 7 Records, features two songs co-written by Chesnutt, and hit maker Roger Springer, along with some of Nashville's best song crafters including Hank Cochran, Dean Dillon, Mark Nesler, Kerry Kurt Phillips, Tony Stampley and the late Keith Whitley. The product of Jimmy Ritchey, who produced Chesnutt's last two albums, Savin' The Honky Tonk and Heard It In A Love Song, the CD is true-blue Chesnutt in musical composition, lyrics and delivery.
"I worked on this CD for two years. It wasn't like the old days, when I had to 'crank out the music to get it on the shelves.' We had a lot of time to find just the right songs. I really enjoyed the process of picking out the songs that I felt were real to me - that reflected my life experiences and where I'm at in my life now. I'm a country singer. I'm a husband and a dad. (Waylon's 13, Cassie's 11 and Cameron's 9). I'm a family man. Rollin' With The Flow is a reflection of my past, how I got here and right where I'm at...now," Chesnutt told Celebrity News Service.
Chesnutt is a member of the Country Class of the '90s, a group of musicians who helped the country music scene explode. Music City News public relations told Celebrity News Service that Chesnutt is, "Following the footsteps of his own musical influence, George Jones. Mark's voice is the voice of country music, yesterday and today!"
Lofton Creek's Mike Borchetta talked about Chesnutt, saying, "What makes Chesnutt a success is that he's never departed from the music that brought him to the dance in the first place. Rollin' With The Flow is filled with musical narratives from personal experiences, classic country ballads and toe-tapping melodies. It's Chesnutt at his best with an invigorating feel...reminiscent of the music that brought him to the forefront as a country music traditionalist and in keeping with the musical trends that make him a mainstay in the format today."
Chesnutt keeps a busy schedule, in addition to recording, and Music City News told CNS, "Mark is a working artist. He plays 100+ dates per year -touring across the nation and abroad. When he's not on the road or recording he's "GONE FISHING!"
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