Fast-rising Star To Perform at C2C Festival in March 2023.
Credit: Alyssa Gafkjen
Today, Billboard’s Top New Country Artist of 2021, ACM 2022 New Female Artist of the Year, CMT’s 2022 “Breakout Artist of the Year,” and six-time CMA Awards nominee Lainey Wilson released her highly anticipated album Bell Bottom Country, available to stream/download worldwide now.
Bell Bottom Country draws its name directly from the moniker people use to describe the Louisiana native’s unique sound, style, and aesthetic — it’s Country, but with flare. The highly anticipated album reflects Lainey’s depth and multifaceted character with elements of ‘70s Rock, Funk, and Soul, but remains Country to the core. The album features 14 tracks (all of which she co-wrote, except one cover), including her latest release, “Live Off,” as well as “Watermelon Moonshine,” and current single “Heart Like a Truck,” which is sitting top 25 on the US Country radio charts and climbing. Throughout the album, Lainey reveals her dynamism and makeup as a woman who is vulnerable, empowering, and above all else, real. While just as authentic as her critically acclaimed breakout album Sayin’ What I’m Thinkin’, Bell Bottom Country displays Lainey’s immeasurable growth as person, artist, and songwriter.
“This past year has been such a roller coaster – it’s truly been one of the most rewarding and challenging of my career. We’ve worked so hard on this album and I’m so proud of it,” Lainey said. “I can’t wait to headline my first tour next year and play all my new music across the country.”
As part of album release, US fans can watch Lainey on The Tamron Hall Show on Tuesday, November 2nd, and in ABC’s Primetime CMA special airing timed to the CMA Awards, where she’s nominated for a staggering six awards (the most of any nominee). Nashville locals can catch Lainey’s iconic bell bottoms on the legendary “Musica” Statue at the Music Row Roundabout, which will be dressed in bell bottom flare throughout release week.
In addition to this, Lainey will be making her acting debut joining season 5 of Academy Award-nominee Taylor Sheridan’s smash hit series Yellowstone, which is set to premiere on the Paramount Network on Sunday, November 13th. Throughout the upcoming season, she will perform original music from Bell Bottom Country.
Announced last week, Lainey will also be returning to the UK in 2023 to perform on the main stage at C2C: Country to Country Festival in London, Glasgow and Dublin.
Tickets are available now at: https://c2c-countrytocountry.com/
Bell Bottom Country Track Listing:
1. “Hillbilly Hippie” (Lainey Wilson, Terri Jo Box, Jeremy Bussey)
2. “Road Runner” (Lainey Wilson, Trannie Anderson, Dallas Wilson)
3. “Watermelon Moonshine” (Lainey Wilson, Jordan Schmidt, Josh Kear)
4. “Grease” (Lainey Wilson, Jessi Alexander, Andrew Petroff)
5. “Weak-End” (Lainey Wilson, Nicolette Hayford, Faren Rachels)
6. “Me, You, and Jesus” (Lainey Wilson, Emily Weisband, Dallas Wilson)
7. “Hold My Halo” (Lainey Wilson, Derek George, Monty Criswell, Lynn Hutton)
8. “Heart Like A Truck” (Lainey Wilson, Dallas Wilson, Trannie Anderson)
9. “Atta Girl” (Lainey Wilson, Dallas Wilson, Brett Tyler)
10. This One’s Gonna Cost Me” (Lainey Wilson, Nicolette Hayford, Faren Rachels)
11. “Those Boots (Deddy’s Song)” (Lainey Wilson, Terri Jo Box, Trent Tomlinson)
12. “Live Off” (Lainey Wilson, Trannie Anderson, Dallas Wilson, Adam Doleac)
13. “Wildflowers and Wild Horses” (Lainey Wilson, Trannie Anderson, Paul Sikes)
14. “What’s Up (What’s Going On)” (Linda Perry)
ABOUT LAINEY WILSON:
Six-time CMA Award nominee and ACM New Female of the Year 2022 winner, Lainey Wilson has earned the enthusiasm of the industry. Having been named to nearly every “Artist to Watch” list, being crowned Billboard’s “Top New Country Artist of 2021,” and earning CMT “Breakout Artist of the Year” for 2022, the Louisiana native is one of Nashville’s hottest and most buzzed-about new artists. Landing her first No. 1 with her PLATINUM Certified ACM Song of the Year “Things A Man Oughta Know,” nearly 10 years to the day after leaving her small farming community in a camper trailer to chase her dreams, she has won over legions of fans with her signature Bell Bottom Country sound and aesthetic, which blends traditional Country with a modern yet retro flare. A prolific and sought-after songwriter (having co-writer credits on songs by artists including Luke Combs, Flatland Calvary and more), Lainey is a fresh, fierce voice in Nashville, delivering CMA nominated Album of the Year with her label debut, Sayin’ What I’m Thinkin’. With a rockstar stage presence, her artistry has taken her across the globe, performing for sold-out crowds throughout the US, UK, and Germany with notable names like Jon Pardi, Luke Combs, Morgan Wallen, HARDY, Jason Aldean, Ashley McBryde, and more. After topping the Country radio charts for a second time with the two-week No. 1 hit, “Never Say Never” with Cole Swindell, her current single “Heart Like a Truck” is Top 25 and climbing, with the HARDY collaboration “wait in the truck” sitting close behind in the Top 35. Her hotly anticipated album Bell Bottom Country is out now, and she will make her acting debut on the hit series Yellowstone on November 13th.