Chris Lane has been heating up summer tour opening for Florida Georgia Line and Nelly. His debut single, “Broken Windshield View” is shattering sales with 11,247 downloads in the first week! And, now those of you who live in or around Greeneville, Tenn., can put Aug. 15 on your calendar, because that is the night Chris will be on stage at our Greene County Fair! [Photo at left by: Lloyd Norman / Big Loud Mountain]
Below is the press release we received about the summer tour, and the debut single. There are definitely some exciting things happening for Chris Lane. A lot of us saw Chris last summer, when he was at our Appalachian Fair in Gray, Tenn., he opened for Florida Georgia Line that night, too. And even joined them on stage for a song or two.
Here is the press release:
Hot country newcomer Chris Lane brings new meaning to his debut single “Broken Windshield View” as the catchy song breaks into the Top 10 on the iTunes Country Songs Chart and shatters digital sales with 11,247 downloads in the first week, making it the top-selling debut single in country music this week according to Soundscan.
Currently featured on SiriusXM’s The Highway and highlighted as New and Noteworthyon iTunes, “Broken Windshield View” is a fast-paced, guitar-fueled song that showcases Lane’s standout vocals. Produced by Joey Moi (Florida Georgia Line, Jake Owen) and written by hit-makers Rodney Clawson, Shane Minor, and David Lee Murphy, the tune vividly captures life growing up in the country.
Superstar duo Florida Georgia Line is already buzzing about “Broken Windshield View” across their social networks and tapped the talented singer to open their major headline run this summer – THIS IS HOW WE ROLL SUMMER SERIES 2014 – featuring special guest Nelly.
Lane has been making waves in the country music scene in North Carolina, selling out club shows all across the state. He has played well over 500 shows the past few years and opened for The Band Perry, Eli Young Band, Lee Brice, Chris Young, Brantley Gilbert, among others. A native of Kernersville, NC, Lane recently signed with Big Loud Mountain and is in the studio recording his first EP with acclaimed producer Joey Moi.
For tour dates and more, visit IAmChrisLane.com. Watch the lyric video for “Broken Windshield View” here: http://vevo.ly/rujj6k. “Broken Windshield View” is now available at iTunes: smarturl.it/chrislane
In addition to his web site, be sure to visit his Facebook page (and remember to “Like” it while you are there). You can also follow him on Twitter @iamchrislane. We hope you are already following Country’s Chatter on Twitter, you can find us @countryschatter.
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