High Valley: ‘Make You Mine’ Made Dreams Come True [Exclusive Video]
When he sat down with Seth Mosley and Ben Stennis to write what would turn out to be the hit single "Make You Mine," High Valley's Brad Rempel knew exactly what he wanted: Something simple. Something catchy. Something like Hank Williams.
"We had just come off the road, playing "I'll Fly Away" at every show," Rempel explains from backstage at the Grand Ole Opry, "which we've done since we were old enough to talk pretty much ... It's just so simple; everybody knows it."
What the three came away with, of course, led High Valley -- Rempel and his brother Curtis -- to the big time in country music. Since its release as a single in February, "Make You Mine" has hit the Top 30 on the Billboard country charts, and became the lead single from the duo's Warner Music Nashville debut album, Dear Life, released on Nov. 18. It also helped the guys fulfill their dream of collaborating with the one and only Ricky Skaggs.
"People have been asking us forever who we wanted to collaborate with, and we always said Ricky Skaggs -- like, since I was, like, 12, that was my answer ...," Curtis Rempel admits. The iconic artist lends his voice to "Make You Mine," and, Rempel confesses, "It kind of blows our mind that that happened."
Adds Brad Rempel, "Now we've gotta come up with some new dream collaboration."
Fans who see High Valley live can expect to hear "Make You Mine" at the very end of their set. The brothers admits that they save the "huge-energy moment" for last "because we want to end on a high note."
"It blows my mind that we can travel so far and fans are singing it over here, and they're singing it over here," Curtis Rempel says. "It's kind of like an impossible thing in my mind, but it's happening right in front of my eyes, and it's hard to believe, but it's incredible."
"Make You Mine," as well as all of Dear Life, is available for download on iTunes.
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