JT Hodges is gearing up to release his highly anticipated, self-titled debut album on August 21. Fans were introduced to JT last summer, on country radio and on Toby Keith’s Locked & Loaded Tour, as he brought his fresh new sound to country music. The debut album houses 10 solid tracks, 8 of which were written by JT, and is infused with several musical elements making it a standout country album.
JT kicks the album off with “Rather Be Wrong Than Lonely”, instantly capturing listeners with an upbeat, catchy tune. The momentum continues as JT delivers strong tracks throughout the entire album. “Sleepy Little Town” exposes small town secrets, while “Give It One More Night” pleads for one more chance. “When I Stop Crying” is a powerful track on the album where Hodges reveals his vulnerable side as he sings about heartache. His vocals are strong & compelling, and the music arrangement is spot on. Catchy tune “Hunt You Down”, and the solid follow up single “Goodbyes Made You Mine”, have both been released to country radio and continue to serve as fantastic introductions to his debut album.
2012 has been an impressive year thus far for Country Newcomers and JT Hodges leaves a solid, distinct mark on 2012 with his debut album. The album holds a collection of quality songs that will make a nice fit on country radio, as well as on the country charts. The album establishes JT as a strong vocalist and solid songwriter, and when you get a chance to see him perform these songs live, you will also find he is a fantastic entertainer. JT Hodges was named one of CountryMusicRocks 10 New Artists To Watch In 2012, and that was further validated upon listening to his debut album. JT has a bright future ahead in country music, we can’t wait to watch (and hear) as it continues to grow.
CountryMusicRocks top 3 song picks from JT Hodges debut album: “Sleepy Little Town”, “Give It One More Night”, and “When I Stop Crying”.
JT Hodges self-titled debut album hits shelves on August 21. You can pre-order your copy NOW on both iTunes (HERE) and Amazon (HERE). This is an album you will definitely want to grab and add to your music collection. Keep up with JT by visiting his Official Website, Like him on Facebook and Follow him on Twitter.