RANDALL KING READIES NEW ALBUM FOR ‘24, RELEASING ‘BURNS LIKE HER’ OUT NOW
RANDALL KING READIES NEW ALBUM FOR ‘24, RELEASING ‘BURNS LIKE HER‘ OUT NOW
Texas Troubadour’s European Tour Sees Sellouts Across Shows, Debut Performances in Gstaad, Cologne, Hamburg, Berlin, Munich, Vaduz and More
NASHVILLE, TN. / LONDON, U.K. – (For immediate release) – As Randall King readied a new release last week, he was a long way from Amarillo, Texas – the closest big city for the Hereford native. Following shows in Gstaad, Glasgow, Manchester and London, the ‘You In A Honky Tonk‘, and ‘Hey Cowgirl‘ singer took the stage on Friday (Sept. 15) for his first-ever show in Cologne, Germany, on the tailend of a run spanning two weeks in Europe, complete with sellouts and plenty of schlager.
Sharing his excitement on the release of ‘Burns Like Her‘ and his tour underway, the man who’ll play over 200 shows this year alone shares, “Got another new one y’all! Gotta say this one is different in a great way. Had a lot of fun with my co-producer putting that edge on this one! Got the steel burnin just like her & the drank.
“Country music is the people’s music, and taking it to the people wherever they are is what makes this so much fun. Whenever we’ve got a new song, we play it for them first, and ‘Burns Like Her’ tipped her hat early as one we needed to get out sooner-rather-than-later.”
Written by Adam James, Greylan James and Mikey Reaves, ‘Burns Like Her’ depicts the irresistible sensation of wanting someone so much it hurts, and is the latest release off his highly-anticipated upcoming 2024 album.
She’s a night in California
She’s a cigarette and I’m the vinyl seat
She’s blacktop in Arizona
And I’m hitchhiking at high noon on bare feet
“For a kid that grew up singing the late, great Keith Whitley’s ‘Living Like There’s No Tomorrow’, if I’m gonna sing about pain then the lyrics gotta put you right there with me. It’s everything I love about Country music: storytelling, visuals, a two-stepping tempo with an intro that invites you to come on in, regardless of the burn.
“For fans of ours who’ve cried on ‘Around Forever’, or sat in a smoky bar and recognised themselves in ‘Mirror, Mirror’, ‘Burns Like Her’ is for you.”
King is due to play Austin City Limits Music Festival on Oct. 8 and Oct. 15 – visit RandallKingMusic.com for full tour details.
Remaining 2023 Performances:
Sept. 15 // Cologne, Germany // Club Volta
Sept. 17 // Hamburg, Germany // Bahnhof Pauli
Sept. 18 // Berlin, Germany // Kesselhaus
Sept. 19 // Stuttgart, Germany // Studio, Im Wizemann
Sept. 21 // Vaduz, Liechtenstein // Rheinpark Stadion
Sept. 23 // Vaduz, Liechtenstein // Rheinpark Stadion
Sept. 29 // Pasadena, TX // Pasadena Livestock Show And Rodeo
Sept. 30 // Durant, OK // Bubba’s Brewhouse
Oct. 5 // Stephenville, TX // Twisted J Live
Oct. 6 // College Station, TX // Hurricane Harry’s
Oct. 7 // Nacogdoches, TX // Banita Creek Hall
Oct. 8 // Austin, TX // Austin City Limits Music Festival (ACL)
Oct. 12 // Waco, TX // Extraco Events Center
Oct. 13 // Conroe, TX // Conroe Cajun Catfish Festival
ABOUT RANDALL KING:
One of country’s new crop of modern traditionalists, Warner Music Nashville artist Randall King grew up on the endless plains of West Texas – and his sound is steeped in their timeless beauty with a mix of grit and grace. He grew up singing in the back of a ‘93 Chevy Suburban, mimicking the pure-country vocals of stars like Keith Whitley, George Strait, Alan Jackson and John Anderson and over the years became drawn to the electrifying energy of modern stars like Eric Church, Dierks Bentley and Jason Aldean. After years of hustling and a road-warrior’s diet of 150 shows each year, King produced and released the defiant 2016 EP, Another Bullet, then followed up with a 2018 self-titled album.
Now, King is bringing an organic, timeless sound to the mainstream with his major label debut album Shot Glass. The 11-song collection, seven of which were co-written by King, centers around a night out at a bar, with each track representing a different point of view of those in the room. The album was named to Whiskey Riff’s Top 40 Country Albums of 2022 and Billboard’s All Genre 50 Best Albums of 2022 (So Far), making him the only male country artist to make the list. With over 200+ million career streams to his name, the 2023 Music Mayhem Magazine and 2022 Pandora and Country Now Country Artist to Watch is looking to the anywhere-and-everywhere future with music that captures the essence of a Western poet who’s never been afraid to be himself.