The much anticipated new single from country superstar Blake Shelton, “Came Here To Forget,” premiered recently and immediately raced to the No. 1 spot on iTunes’ Country Chart. The track is the first single off his forthcoming 12th studio album, If I’m Honest, set to release on Warner Bros. Records/Warner Music Nashville May 20th . “This is the most excited I’ve been about a new album since the release of my second record,” said Shelton.
Written by Craig Wiseman and Deric Ruttan, “Came Here To Forget” is an intimate snapshot of a couple’s encounter at a bar. “I’ve had a lot of music over the years,” Shelton continued, “but I don’t think I’ve ever had a song before that’s such a direct look into my life.”
Can't wait to see if there is some Gwen and Miranda song symbolism on the new album!
Shelton recently performed to two sold out crowds at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena with The Tennessean noting that Shelton reinforced “he is one of country music’s most skilled song men and reliable, identifiable voices” and further adding that “his delivery of “Goodbye Time” [was] one of the finest country music moments on Bridgestone Arena’s stage in recent memory.”
Shelton is currently coaching for his tenth season of NBC’s two-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series “The Voice.” A four-time champion coach, Shelton is re-united with Christina Aguilera, Adam Levine, and Pharrell Williams.
Check Blake out on his Canadian Summer Festival dates:
July 9 Cavendish Music Festival Cavendish, PEI
July 30 Big Valley Jamboree Camrose, ALTA
August 6 Boots & Hearts Festival Oro-Mendonte, ONT
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