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• July 1, 2009

davidnailMCA Nashville will release David Nail‘s debut album I’m About To Come Alive on Tuesday, August 18. Produced by Frank Liddell and Michael Wrucke, Nail is credited with writing nearly half of the 11-track record. “I think every artist that moves to Nashville has a list of things they hope to achieve, and having a record in stores has always been near the very top for me,” explains Nail. “This has been a two-year process of highs and lows, but now being on the verge of accomplishing that, it feels as sweet as I ever imagined.” Showing his biggest audience increase to date, Nail’s single “Red Light” has been one of the most-added songs at radio the last two weeks. Nail recently starred in the video for the track alongside his new bride Catherine. The video was filmed in Nashville and will premiere later this month. He will spend the 4th of July performing at Mud Island in Memphis, and is the subject of a feature on www.MarieClaire.com.
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theparksFather/son duo The Parks released their Carolwood Records debut album, Born Into It, to all online music stores yesterday (6/30). Clint Park and his father and musical partner Johnny Park not only co-wrote but also produced all twelve tracks on the debut. Recorded at Nashville’s Quad Recording Studios, The Parks had their live stage band, who they’ve been working with for seven years at a regular gig at Cowboy’s in Gallatin, Tennessee, play on the record. Among the album’s co-writers are Steve Bogard, Brett Beavers, David Lee and Doug Nichols.

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Columbia Nashville newcomer Josh Thompson has been visiting radio in support of his self-penned debut single, “Beer On The Table,” which goes for adds on July 27. The 31-year old singer/songwriter grew up with in a working class family and arrived in Nashville in 2005. His energetic live shows drew in a fan base, and eventually caught the attention of hit songwriters and Columbia Nashville. He recently scored his first major cut as a songwriter with “Growing Up Is Getting Old,” the title track of Jason Michael Carroll’s current album. Produced by Michael Knox (Jason Aldean), Thompson is finishing his first album which features 10 songs he wrote or co-wrote.

 Columbia Nashville newcomer Josh Thompson hangs out with the KBEQ Morning Drive crew while promoting his debut single, "Beer On The Table." Pictured (l-r):  KBEQ's Zeke Montana, Thompson, Natalie Puhr, and PD Mike Kennedy.

Columbia Nashville newcomer Josh Thompson hangs out with the KBEQ Morning Drive crew while promoting his debut single, "Beer On The Table." Pictured (l-r): KBEQ's Zeke Montana, Thompson, Natalie Puhr, and PD Mike Kennedy.

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