Capitol Records Nashville’s Jon Pardi releases his highly-anticipated sophomore album, California Sunrise, on June 17. The album’s lead single, “Head Over Boots,” is a swinging, mid-tempo tune currently climbing country radio’s Top 20 and gaining Top 15 in country track sales. The song immediately connects with fans and gives a taste of what to expect from the California native’s upcoming second studio album.
Pardi is often commended for sticking to his traditional country roots. “I always want to have the traditional country soul while meeting the new standards of country music,” explains the country singer. As with traditional country music, much of the appeal comes from a compelling narrative. Pardi adds, “As a songwriter, we’re looking for a good story and we’re always looking to push the limits. I love having those lyrics that at first make you think it’s about one thing, but it’s really about something so much more.”
In the studio, Pardi and Butler captured a palpable live energy on California Sunrise by recording each song with a full band. “I’m a big fan of a live band recording and it was really important for me to get that sound on my record,” says Pardi. “The heart of this record comes across with a live band. We used seven guys – one band, and there’s something special about that.”
California Sunrise Track Listing
Out Of Style
Head Over Boots
Can’t Turn You Down
Dirt On My Boots
She Ain’t In It
All Time High
Heartache On The Dance Floor
California Sunrise is the follow-up to Pardi’s celebrated debut album, Write You A Song, featuring his Gold-selling Top 10 hit, “Up All Night,” along with fan-favorites “What I Can’t Put Down,” “Missin’ You Crazy” and “When I’ve Been Drinkin.’”
Pre-order packages available now include a California Sunrise vinyl, T-shirt and autographed guitar. Click HERE for more information.
To listen to Pardi’s current single, “Head Over Boots,” and more songs that inspired California Sunrise, click HERE.
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