Granger Smith talks failure, songs he’ll never release & his 100-mile walk: Exclusive

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Granger Smith has come a long way since his first record arrived in 1999, a pop-country set titled Waiting On Forever. He was a wide-eyed 19-year-old and a freshman at Texas A&M. Navigating the industry at such a young age was a daunting task, which is probably why he didn't choose to leave college until three years later, then a junior. Of course, signing a publishing deal with EMI clearly pursuaded him to revisit the idea. He then relocated to Nashville and began the club circuit and later released several equally remarkable albums.

But it wasn't until last year's Dirt Road Driveway that everything fell into place. "I’ve always been excited to put out a record, always. I don’t think I’ve ever put out a record and thought, ‘this isn’t that great. So, I’m not excited about it.’ This album really worked, more than all the rest did," he shares in an exclusive interivew with NashvilleGab.


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