Chart-topping singer/songwriter JAKE OWENwill release his next full-length album, GREETINGS FROM…JAKE, on March 29 on Big Loud Records. Announced today by The Tennessean, GREETINGS FROM…JAKE marks Owen’s first major record release since signing with new label, Big Loud. With more than 3.4 billion global career streams to date, Owen’s versatile talent continues to set the bar for anthem country with #1 hits like “Barefoot Blue Jean Night,” “The One That Got Away,” “Beachin’,” “I Was Jack (You Were Diane),” and most recently, “Down To The Honkytonk.”
The ACM Award-nominated singer/songwriter’s current Top 10-and-climbing single, “Down To The Honkytonk,” follows Owen’s seventh career #1, “I Was Jack (You Were Diane).” The John-Mellencamp inspired homage was also was also his first #1 single for Big Loud Records. Written by Rodney Clawson, Luke Laird and Shane McAnally, “Down To The Honkytonk” features Owen’s “deep country timbre that’d make singers of two decades ago proud” (Taste Of Country) and marks the Florida-native’s fastest-rising career single to date.
Also revealed today, the album’s cover art was inspired by old time postcards from Owen’s childhood and his Floridan roots, with a nod to Owen’s new label home and a welcome invitation for fans to join him on this next chapter musically and in all areas of his life–music, film, golf, and at home.
GREETINGS FROM…JAKE is the follow-up to Owen’s AMERICAN LOVE album, which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart and No. 4 on the Billboard 200 all-genre chart. The new album reunites Owen and producer Joey Moi, who produced some of Owen’s biggest hits to date, including “Barefoot Blue Jean Night,” “Alone with You” and “Beachin’.”
After taking the stage earlier this year to perform “Down To The Honkytonk” on Jimmy Kimmel Live!Owen was featured on the ABC national special “I’m Coming Home,” which honored his work with The Jake Owen Foundation and St. Jude from his hometown of Vero Beach, Florida. In addition to taking the national TV stage, Owen recently performed live at the Daytona 500 and played in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.
“Down To The Honkytonk” is currently available across all digital retailers. For more information, visit JakeOwen.net or Facebook at www.facebook.com/jakeowen, and follow him on Instagram @jakeowenofficial and Twitter @jakeowen.
ABOUT BIG LOUD RECORDS:
Founded in 2015, Big Loud Records is an independent label created by four partners; GRAMMY award-winning songwriter Craig Wiseman, acclaimed producer Joey Moi, and artist managers Kevin “Chief” Zaruk and Seth England. Headquartered in Nashville, TN, and under the leadership of label President Clay Hunnicutt, the company pioneers a progressive business model that has put the label at the forefront of the ever-changing music industry. Big Loud Records is home to a vibrant roster of rising and established recording artists which include HARDY, Chris Lane, Jake Owen, MacKenzie Porter, Mason Ramsey and Morgan Wallen. Out of the gate, the label scored a #1 hit with its first-ever release — Chris Lane’s GOLD-certified “Fix”, followed by chart-topping tracks including Jake Owen’s “I Was Jack (You Were Diane)” and Morgan Wallen’s PLATINUM-certified “Up Down” featuring Florida Georgia Line. With awards and honors extending to Big Loud Records’ artists and staff alike, the label’s VP/Promotion, Stacy Blythe, was awarded the year’s top honor for SVP/VP at the 2019 CRS/Country Aircheck Awards.