Contact Us

James Otto Still in ‘No Hurry,’ But Fans Anxious for New Music

James Otto hopes to have a new album out later this year, but while fans wait for that to happen, they can still get a sampling of his songwriting, thanks to the Zac Brown Band. The group released “No Hurry,” co-written by James, with Zac and Wyatt Durrette as the fifth single from their album You Get What You Give, earlier this year. The song peaked at No. 2 in June.

“We had a big ol’ hit with it, which was amazing,” James tells WYCD radio‘s Steve Grunwald. “It was a song that we wrote a couple of years ago … they had been telling me all along [that] it’s gonna be a single, and when they got to the fourth single and it wasn’t a single yet, I was like, it’s not gonna happen.”

James, whose last album was 2010′s Shake What God Gave Ya, was delayed in the progress of his new album by a flood that occurred at his home studio, thanks to a sprinkler malfunction. With the studio now repaired and back to normal, he’s spending as much time there as he can. But, of course, he’s also relishing his time as a first-time dad to Ava Katherine, who turned 2 this week.

“When she came along, I realized it was time to slow down and focus on what really mattered to me in this life,” he said earlier this year. “And that was being there for those unrepeatable moments of her first steps, words and discoveries … and I’m still in ‘no hurry’ to let those little moments go.”

Click here for the latest news and tour dates for James Otto.

Watch Zac Brown Band’s ‘No Hurry’ Video
%VIRTUAL-globalVideoEmbed-{“videoIds”:”517578639″,”width”:”476″,”height”:”357″}%

Best of the Web

More From Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://theboot.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on The Boot quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on The Boot quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!