Artist on the rise Blaire Hanks recently released his latest single, “Always Be Home.” The Florida native delivers a mid-tempo track that provides listeners with a relatable song, one that is enjoyable from start to finish. In addition to Hanks’ new single, the country newcomer is also in the process of working on a studio album which is anticipated for release later this year.

Wanting to get to know the Blaire a little better, we caught up with him to chat about his new music, touring, etc…. Check out our exclusive interview below with the country newcomer, and get to know Blaire Hanks.

Country Music Rocks (CMR): You recently released your new single, “Always Be Home.” Tell us a little about this new song.
Blaire Hanks: It’s a song that anyone who has ever left their hometown to chase a dream can relate with. The desire to make your hometown proud is in everyone and I hope with this song, they know that it is my goal to do so.

CMR: In addition to the new single, you’re also working on a studio album. Where are you at in that process and what can fans expect with the new collection of music?
Blaire Hanks: The new music is very truthful and real with what’s going on in my life.

CMR: You’ve already had a busy year and the momentum continues for you with live performances. For folks that haven’t seen you perform yet, how would you best describe your set?
Blaire Hanks: It’s very loud. If you’re looking for a traditional country show, than mine isn’t the one for you.

CMR: With 2017 well underway, what are some additional things that you are looking forward to and excited about for this year?
Blaire Hanks: I’m always excited about putting out new music but also being able to see new places and meet fans in place that I’ve never been.

CMR: As fans continue to get to know you, what is one thing you would like to convey to fans about you and your music?
Blaire Hanks: It’s real. I will always keep it 100% honest with my music.

CMR: What is one song that you remember hearing on the radio that made a significant impact on you and still to this day when it comes on it takes you back?
Blaire Hanks: Don’t Close Your Eyes – Keith Whitley

CMR: Music consistently evolves and grows, and we’ve certainly seen that with country music. What is one aspect about this genre that has always resonated with you and continues to do so?
Blaire Hanks: Just the fans who love and appreciate the music. I’ve always loved the culture attached to Country Music. The new music is very truthful and real with what’s going on in my life.

Blaire Hanks’ new single “Always Be Home” is available now on iTunes. Grab yours here and add it to your playlist.

Get connected with Blaire Hanks by visiting his Official Website, and follow him on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.