Thomas Rhett Shares ‘Life Changes’ Release Details
Mark your calendars, Thomas Rhett fans: The singer's third studio album is due out on Sept. 8 via the Valory Music Co., and on Thursday (July 27), he shared all of the details about the project, called Life Changes.
Life Changes features 14 songs, 10 of which were co-written by Rhett. Rhett's father, Rhett Akins, helped his son pen the title track and a song called "Sweetheart," which Rhett describes to USA Today as “Merle Haggard meets Eric Church meets Corey Smith." Akins also co-write a tune called "Drink a Little Beer," on which he is featured.
“I want people to come in from different genres and be like, ‘Dang, I never really listened to country music, but this record kind of turns me on in different ways,'” Rhett tells USA Today. “I think that’s why I recorded so many different types of songs on this record and really just tried to write what I know about.”
Rhett co-produced Life Changes with Dann Huff and Jesse Frasure. Its title track, Rhett has said, "goes from me being in college to me being here now and how drastically my life has changed in the last five or six years."
“There was a ton of discussion … about how do these songs get to co-exist on the same record,” Rhett admits. “But … at the end of the day, it’s all me and all things I’ve listened to and been inspired by. I think that’s what makes it a cohesive Thomas Rhett album.”
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Thomas Rhett, Life Changes Track Listing:
1. "Craving You" (feat. Maren Morris) (written by Dave Barnes, Julian Bunetta)
2. "Unforgettable" (written by Thomas Rhett, Jesse Frasure, Ashley Gorley, Shane McAnally)
3. "Sixteen" (written by Thomas Rhett, Sean Douglas, Joe Spargur)
4. "Drink a Little Beer" (feat. Rhett Akins) (written by Rhett Akins, Jesse Frasure, Ben Hayslip)
5. "Marry Me" (written by Thomas Rhett, Jesse Frasure, Ashley Gorley, Shane McAnally)
6. "Leave Right Now" (written by Thomas Rhett, Julian Bunetta, Edward Drewett, John Henry Ryan)
7. "Smooth Like the Summer" (written by Thomas Rhett, Jesse Frasure, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne)
8. "Life Changes" (written by Thomas Rhett, Rhett Akins, Jesse Frasure, Ashley Gorley)
9. "When You Look Like That" (written by Jessi Alexander, Matt Dragstrem, David Lee Murphy)
10. "Sweetheart" (written by Thomas Rhett, Rhett Akins, Sean Douglas, Joe Spargur)
11. "Kiss Me Like a Stranger" (written by Thomas Rhett, Dave Barnes, Jordan Reynolds)
12. "Renegades" (written by Thomas Rhett, Julian Bunetta, John Henry Ryan)
13. "Gateway Love" (written by Thomas Rhett, Sean Douglas, Sam Ellis, Emily Weisband)
14. "Grave" (written by Chris DeStefano, Hillary Lindsey, Josh Miller)
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