Forward of the discharge of her new EP, ‘BAYTOWN,’ we caught up with ‘The Voice’ alum, RaeLynn, about her new music, becoming a member of Florida Georgia Line’s report label and extra!
Greater than three years after the discharge of her album, WildHorse, nation star, RaeLynn, is again with a model new EP, BAYTOWN. The six-song report dropped on Aug. 14. That is the primary full set of music that RaeLynn has launched as an artist on Spherical Right here Information, the label based by Florida Georgia Line singers, Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley.
“It’s tremendous assured and unapologetic,” RaeLynn instructed HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY of the EP. “After I moved to Nashville and bought somewhat older, individuals’s opinions and views of me began weighing on me. Then I bought married [in 2016], I discovered my confidence once more. I spotted I needed my songwriting to match my actual character, which is unapologetic and myself. I really like Jesus, however I like to have an excellent time. I didn’t really feel like I had tapped into that aspect or a part of my character and that a part of myself. After I take into consideration this music, I take into consideration simply discovering the voice that everyone sees after they meet me and discovering what that may be in a songwriting format.”
RaeLynn, who was on season 2 of The Voice in 2012, joined Spherical Right here Information in 2019. She admitted that the label helped her really feel assured sufficient to place out this new wave of music. “I simply at all times really feel valued, I at all times really feel heard and I at all times really feel tremendous seen by this workforce,” she defined. “That’s what you need to really feel as an artist. You need to come right into a label and really feel like your opinion issues. You need individuals that actually imagine. I’m not saying I didn’t have that earlier than, as a result of I did, however I wanted it on one other stage with this new part in my life and profession.”
She added, “I needed to be with an organization that was progressive of their pondering. They assume outdoors the field and outdoors of nation radio. They assume, ‘What’s a manner we will break Rae that’s totally different?’ You by no means understand how you’re going to interrupt as an artist. You simply must hold doing it. I simply love the best way that they’ve considered chasing and breaking artists. It’s very progressive and that’s superior.”
How concerned are the fellows from FGL in what you’re doing? They’re very a lot a part of it. Each time I’m enthusiastic about one thing or actually love one thing, I ship it to them. There’s one thing so cool about being a part of a label that’s run by artists. They know what it’s prefer to put a dwell present collectively, to place songs collectively for nation radio or for streaming. They know what it means to have a model and a stylist and all that. They know all points of the enterprise, so that they’re actually capable of hone in on that and let me roll with issues. That’s such a pivotal a part of being an artist.
What’s one thing you discovered on ‘The Voice’ that you simply take with you in your profession right now? That it’s okay to have a novel voice! Earlier than The Voice, I’d by no means heard a voice like mine earlier than. I didn’t know if it was good, didn’t know if it was dangerous. I really like that the present made me assured that the voice that God gave me was totally different and that totally different voice has carried me throughout my profession. That’s been life-changing for me. Totally different is gorgeous. Totally different makes you stand out on the radio. Totally different is what makes you’re employed within the lengthy haul.
Is that this EP a part of an even bigger challenge and what else is arising subsequent for you? I’m actually open, actually. I’m open to including extra songs to it and making it a full album. I’m open to having one other EP. I’m open to what the followers need and following the music and following my coronary heart. That’s what’s so stunning about the place I’m at in my profession proper now and label-wise — I can try this. I’ve the liberty to place out this EP and simply see what’s going to occur. There’s a freedom that I by no means had earlier than. I don’t actually know what the longer term holds, however in a cool manner, as a result of I can go any which manner with it, which I’m actually enthusiastic about.
What do you hope followers take away from ‘BAYTOWN’? With every challenge, I need individuals to be taught somewhat bit extra about me. This challenge, actually, I really feel prefer it actually tapped into my complete model and coronary heart, which is to have an excellent time, values, being an excellent individual, loving individuals, dancing and simply having an excellent time. All of these issues are simply part of me. I need individuals to only take heed to it and be on a journey. I really feel like plenty of the issues that I say…not all people will say. So I hope I could be a voice for some nation women on the market who need to hear songs like what I’m placing out.