Its light on hooks and many songs aim for a higher common denominator. For those people, the ones looking to snack on something piffling, he offers nothing. Wild Ones is an album for his fans first, and then for anyone looking for a meal. The production is thin and powerful. Beginning with the title track, Moore relies heavily on moody percussion and thick bass lines. A thin guitar riff leads him through his story of love lost:. The chorus is just two lines forced upon you. The lead single from the album available Aug.
He sings the famous intro in a pitch one or two notches higher than his unmistakable sandpaper howl, dipping his chin up and down to the beat as his brows — brown, with little specks of errant gold — rise. After some studying of the menu, he decides to stick with water but feels a little guilty about not ordering anything. There were nights spent sitting in the car outside the studio, puffing on cigarettes and thinking about lyrics to songs that he feared no one might ever hear. Wild Ones is a combination of this desperation and an aggressive quest for victory. Because as much as the fist-pumping, tailgate- loving trend hurt female airplay, it also hurt voices like Moore — damaged by simple association. Writes what he sings, in it for the all the right reasons, and his heart is in every note he sings. Moore moved to Nashville in , after a stint living on pennies in a Hawaiian hut. Although he was born in Tifton, Georgia, he developed an affinity for surfing, something he likes to do on tour when the occasion allows. If there is a good thing about any trends happening today, with all of the complex situations out there, is that if you are a real artist, it forces your hand earlier in your career. It might mean a little more struggle, but that causes true artists like Kip to see things in black and white a little more.
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The wait for Kip Moore 's sophomore project is almost over! Due to meager chart success with what were supposed to be the first two singles from the album, Moore decided to scrap his first attempt at the record and start over -- and what came from the long journey is a record that he's extremely proud of: Wild Ones. Below, The Boot has compiled everything we know so far about Wild Ones and put it into one place so that fans can scour the details and look forward to the day the album drops. Moore's newest album will be released on Aug.
Following the success of his debut effort Up All Night , Moore reteamed with producer Brett James and brought in Chris DeStefano to work on new material for his next country album, crafting a more organic hard rock sound that supports the personal stories told throughout the thirteen tracks he co-wrote. Reviews for the record were positive, with critics praising Moore for incorporating rock elements throughout the track listing. Wild Ones debuted at numbers two and four on the Top Country Albums and Billboard charts, respectively. It spawned two singles : " I'm to Blame " and " Running for You ". In an interview with Entertainment Weekly , Moore said that the overall sound of the album was more organic after several soundchecks creating different grooves and having the band play various parts of the songs. The opening title track was described by Jon Freeman of Nash Country Weekly as "a simmering hymn about partying all night long.