Country hard-rock newcomer Jackson Dean makes his country scene debut with greenbroke, his first full-length album on Big Machine Records. The album is released on March 11 and features ten songs, all co-written by Dean.
“Never lose your nature,” Dean says in a press release, as a way to introduce himself, his music, and his mission statement. “You may be tame enough to be in the room, but never let go of that untamed sense of who you are. That’s where your true self lives.”
The title of the album – as well as the tenth and final track of the project – embodies this state of mind, describing Dean’s idea of what it means to live on your own terms.
“We were raised to live without fear, to look what you had to do in the eye – and keep going. There’s a freedom that comes with living that way,” the singer recalls. “You know no matter what, you’re gonna find a way. It comes down to the idea of being greenbroke; you can go anywhere, but that doesn’t mean you have to give up your untamed self.”
On Monday, February 28, Dean premiered his new album with the project’s lead single, “Don’t Come Lookin’,” a gritty, rocking celebration of that freedom and authentic sense of self, both musical and musical. and other. .
Dean’s album was produced by acclaimed songwriter Luke Dick, known for his work with Dierks Bentley, Miranda Lambert, Eric Church and many others. He is also the bandleader of Republican Hair and tells the story of his unconventional upbringing in the 2019 documentary Red Dog.
Then Dean planned for a busy year. He’s an opening act for three dates on Brooks & Dunn just announced To restart 2022 tour. He will play these shows alongside Riley Green and Jordan Davis, as well as the legendary headlining duo.
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