Carly Pearce Talks New Self-Titled Album, Busbee Friendship, Opry Importance, Gaining Confidence, Finding Love & More

Carly Pearce Talks New Self-Titled Album, Busbee Friendship, Opry Importance, Gaining Confidence, Finding Love & More

Jim Casey talks with Carly Pearce about:

  • releasing her self-titled sophomore album on Feb. 14
  • finding confidence over the last few years
  • the evolution of her music since releasing her 2017 debut project, Every Little Thing
  • her friendship with writer/producer busbee, who passed away in September 2019
  • the responsibility of keeping busbee’s music alive
  • the success of Top 20 single, “I Hope You’re Happy Now,” which features Lee Brice
  • songwriters featured on the new album, including Little Big Town, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Combs, Thomas Rhett, Shane McAnally and more
  • making her vocals the focal point of the new album
  • finding and recording “Finish Your Sentences,” which is a duet with husband Michael Ray
  • co-writing “Halfway Home,” which highlights Carly’s vocal talent
  • learning from past tours with Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean, Blake Shelton and more
  • upcoming tour with Old Dominion
  • the importance of the younger generation performing on the Grand Ole Opry

Podcast Participants:

  • Carly Pearce
  • Jim Casey, editor in chief of Nash Country Daily

photo by NCD

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