Brett Eldredge Shares Single, ‘Songs About You’, Announces Album
Brett Eldredge has shared Songs About You, the latest taster from his forthcoming album of the same name, set for release 17 June and available to pre-order here.
Songs About You was written by Eldredge alongside Jessie Jo Dillion and Ben West. “There are songs that just transport you back in time to a moment with someone you love,” said Eldredge. “Even though you’ve not been with the person for a long time, these songs take ahold of you. You might be having a fine day, then you walk into a store where the song is playing, and you’re transported into the past.”
In Songs About You, Brett Eldredge namechecks lines from classics like Bruce Springsteen’s Dancing In The Dark, Bonnie Raitt’s I Can’t Make You Love Me and Van Morrison’s Brown Eyed Girl as he works through the emotions caused by an old flame, brought back to him by the music
Songs About You is also the title track for Eldredge’s new album, available for pre-order here. The album will feature 12 songs co-written by Eldredge including the previously released Want That Back and Holy Water. “I knew exactly what I wanted to say and what I wanted the album to sound like,” said Eldredge of the new album. “I wanted the album to be songs that connect us all in the human experience. These are emotions that are reflective of each of us. There are songs of solitude, joy and heartbreak, and I like that tension.
These latest releases follow Eldredge’s seven US country radio No 1’s, nine Gold and Platinum-certified singles, two Gold-certified albums, multiple CMA, ACM and CMT Music nominations and wins and most recently, his critically acclaimed fifth studio record, Sunday Drive. Eldredge has also had five No 1 singles on the Billboard Country Airplay chart, three of which came from his debut studio album, Bring You Back: Don’t Ya, Beat Of The Music, and Mean To Me.