Tag: Big Loud Records

REVIEW: Lauren Watkins’ “Mama, I Made It”

Big Loud x Songs & Daughters’ own Lauren Watkins is following up her collaboration with Graham Barham on the hit track, “STRAIGHT TO MY HEART” with her brand-new single, “Mama, I Made It”. Sharing on her socials on the May 3rd release date, “I’ve been dying for y’all to hear this one,” Adding, “Hope ya love it” (Watkins, PR team).

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INTERVIEW: Shawn Austin Discusses Tour Life, Being a First-Time Dad and His Brand-New EP, Words

Calling Vancouver, BC home is country singer-songwriter, Shawn Austin.​

For those unfamiliar with the Local Hay Records’ flagship artist, he has amassed a collective 30M+ global streams and earned himself a gold-certified hit with “Tailgate To Heaven (feat. Chris Lane)” — which held the title of the No.1 most played country song for 5 weeks in a row. Also known for his high-energy performances, he’s toured with notable country acts such as Dallas Smith and Old Dominion.

On April 5th, the rising country star released his latest 6-track EP, Words.

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REVIEW: ERNEST’S FLOWER SHOPS (THE ALBUM): TWO DOZEN ROSES

Following up on the success of his 2022 album, FLOWER SHOPS (THE ALBUM), Big Loud’s country star ERNEST released FLOWER SHOPS (THE ALBUM): Two Dozen Roses. Released in the month of love, the 2023 album features 13 brand-new songs that weren’t included in its predecessor. Vivid imagery and poetic lyricism are found throughout the 24-track project, highlighting his strength as a songwriter. So it comes as no surprise he had songs cut by artists such as Chris Lane, Jake Owen and Thomas Rhett prior to pursuing his solo career as a singer-songwriter.

In addition, country instrumentals and soothing vocals make this an album you can easily listen to from start to finish and not tire of. Devout music lovers will also appreciate its narrative structure.

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REVIEW: Lauren Watkins’ EP, Introducing: The Heartbreak

The Big Loud x Songs & Daughters singer-songwriter made a splash last spring with her debut EP, Introducing: Lauren Watkins. Now, the rising star is back with her follow-up EP, Introducing: The Heartbreak. ⁠In many ways, the vulnerable 6-track project will continue to share Watkins’ story with the world– This time, by chronicling her experiences of falling in love and navigating heartbreak.

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REVIEW: Zandi Holup Makes Her Big Loud Debut with “Gas Station Flowers”

One of Big Loud’s latest signed artists/songwriters, Zandi Holup, is a refreshing new face in the country music scene.​

Growing up in a musical family, the Pennsylvania transplant and now Nashville resident is no stranger to the music industry. In pursuit of her passion, she began sharing her unreleased, original songs on social media (“Mountain Man” & “I Don’t Like Myself in Love” put her music on the map for me) and amassed a collective online fanbase of 500K+. Also an avid songwriter, “she’s written over 150 songs in the past few years—with her first independent release, “Wait for You” topping the Spotify “Fresh Finds” playlist” (PR team). It was these ongoing efforts and consistently putting her authentic self out there that eventually led to her signing with Big Loud. Her debut release under the label comes as “Gas Station Flowers”– a track that paints a vivid portrait of what it feels like to settle in a relationship.

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REVIEW: Griffen Palmer’s Ready to Serve “25 To Life” With New Single

The SiriusXM The Highway “Highway Find” & Big Loud rising artist, Griffen Palmer recently released his single, “25 To Life”. Produced by Joey Moi and written by Grammy-nominated songwriter Geoff Warburton (Shawn Mendes, Jake Owen, Virginia To Vegas) & Griffen himself, the heartfelt song tells the story of a lovestruck protagonist that’s ready to spend the rest of their days with the one they love.

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