Audio Mixer: F. Reid Shippen.
Recording information: Robot Lemon, Nashville, TN; The Lion's Den, Nashville, TN.
Tennessee-born Kane Brown is a country singer who first found fame by taking his music directly to the people. In 2014, Brown began posting homemade videos of himself performing some of this favorite songs, and he soon became a viral sensation. In the fall of 2015, Brown's performance of George Strait's "Check Yes or No" racked up more than seven million views. After self-releasing an EP of original material, Brown made his first entry into the country charts, and Nashville began to sit up and take notice. In early 2016, Brown signed a major-label recording deal with Sony Music Nashville. Released on March 16, 2016, Chapter 1 is a five-song EP that takes Brown's career to the next level. Featuring five new songs (four co-written by the singer) and polished production, the EP finds Brown poised to join the new generation of 21st century country stars. ~ Mark Deming