Brantley Gilbert Talks Growing Family, Songwriting Roots, New Album “Fire & Brimstone,” Upcoming Tour & More

Brantley Gilbert Talks Growing Family, Songwriting Roots, New Album “Fire & Brimstone,” Upcoming Tour & More

Jim Casey talks with Brantley Gilbert about:

  • preparing for the arrival of his first daughter in September
  • releasing his fifth studio album, Fire & Brimstone, on Oct. 4
  • growing musically with the new album
  • co-writing all 15 songs on the new album
  • releasing the new album’s lead single, “What Happens in a Small Town,” featuring Lindsay Ell, which is Top 15 on the charts
  • recording new song, “Welcome to Hazeville,” featuring Colt Ford, Willie Nelson and Lukas Nelson, on the West Coast in Tupac’s old studio
  • recording new song, “Fire & Brimstone,” featuring Alison Krauss and Jamey Johnson
  • writing new song, “Man That Hung the Moon”
  • the spiritual journey behind new song, “Lost Soul’s Prayer”
  • the biblical themes in his album titles
  • hitting the road for his Not Like Us Tour with Lindsay Ell and Michael Ray

Podcast Participants:

  • Brantley Gilbert
  • Jim Casey, Nash Country Daily editor in chief

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