Dustin Lynch on living with songs, creative freedom & Little Big Town influence–EXCLUSIVE

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Dustin Lynch finds himself refreshed as he begins a new musical chapter of his career. With a No. 1 hit "Cowboys & Angels" (and a few other Top 30 singles) under his belt, the singer is ready to look forward to what his forthcoming sophomore record could bring. As evidenced by his currently single and album lead-in "Where It's At," Lynch is embarking in a far more radio-ready direction, amping up his charm and creativity.

"It's like a renewal. I needed it," he shares exclusively to NashvilleGab of the new record. He quickly notes where he found inspiration to move forward. "The Fuse Tour with Little Big Town and Keith Urban affected this record a whole lot, just because I was around such a high-energy show for eight months when I was writing. I think that rubbed off on this album."

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Rachele Lynae delivers unbridled power on self-titled debut–Album Review

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Very few newcomers make such a bold statement with their debut album as Rachele Lynae does with her sassy, loud, groovy self-titled disc. Via Momentum Label Group, the 26-year-old goes for broke on the album's 12 tracks, soaring to the peaks with infectious rock-based hooks and plummetting to the depths with heartfelt stories. It's a showing of a great artist when not one song is dead in the water. Each stands alone on its own merits, fused together with her spitfire charm and powerhouse Carrie Underwood-esque power vocals.

Sure, her material is akin to Miranda Lambert's edgy, off-the-cuff songbook, but Lynae makes sure to color outside of the lines in succinctly vibrant ways. She makes her own rules…and breaks them, just the same.

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