As Billboard once noted, “Whether she’s embracing traditional country or southern rock or something in between, Ashley McBryde infuses her songs with authenticity.” With today’s release via Warner Music Nashville, the GRAMMY award winner takes “something in between” and “authenticity” to yet another level with “The Devil I Know.” Listen to the new song HERE.
“We’re always hearing something from somebody who thinks they know what’s best for us,” shares McBryde. “Lose weight, your hair’s too curly, change this, change that. Things just seem to go better when you trust your own lens to see what’s good for you.”
Written by McBryde with Jeremy Stover and Bobby Pinson, “The Devil I Know” opens with peppy finger-strummed acoustic as the Arkansas-native lilts through the first verse before exploding into a vigorous drum blast and distortion heavy guitars ahead of the nearly acapella chorus, save for rhythmic hand clapping and harmonics:
Momma says get my ass my to church
Daddy says get my ass to work
Doctor says I gotta give up on these smokes
Everybody’s got something to say
About how I gotta change my ways,
Well, I got something to say of my own
Hell, there’s hell everywhere I go
So I’m sticking with the devil I know
McBryde’s current chart-climbing single “Light On In The Kitchen” debuted to critical acclaim with The New York Times praising, “Ashley McBryde maintains her position as country’s most down-to-earth songwriter,” while Rolling Stone observes, “With its gentle, brushed drums and light shadings of mandolin, it’s a delicate ballad that feels ready for radio and the Grand Ole Opry stage but comes with mountains of good advice.”
Earlier this week, the CMT Music Awards saw her join Wynonna for a performance of Foreigner’s 1984 hit “I Want to Know What Love Is,” as Billboard boasts, “the ultimate country vocal powerhouses came together for a jaw-dropping duet.” The Arkansas native also gave a stirring performance of “Light On In The Kitchen,” which aired during the extended cut of the show.
Next week, McBryde will return to the Grand Ole Opry before heading back out on the road throughout the spring and summer for a slew of headlining shows and tour dates with Eric Church and Jelly Roll. For additional details and to purchase tickets, visit AshleyMcBryde.com.
Ashley McBryde Upcoming Tour Dates
April 11 Grand Ole Opry Nashville, Tenn.
April 14 Country Thunder Arizona Florence, Ariz.
April 15 Isleta Resort & Casino Albuquerque, N.M.
April 16 Ector Theatre Odessa, Texas
April 21 River Center Theatre Baton Rouge, La.
April 22 The Crawfish Music Festival 2023 Biloxi, Miss.
April 28 Double Decker Arts Festival 2023 Oxford, Miss.
April 29 Paramount Center for the Arts Bristol, Tenn.
April 30 EKU Center for the Arts Richmond, Ky.
May 12 Choctaw Grand Theater Durant, Okla.
May 13 Cook’s Garage Lubbock, Texas
May 16 Grand Ole Opry House Nashville, Tenn.
May 18 American Music Theatre Lancaster, Pa.
May 19 Newton Theatre Newton, N.J.
May 20 Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom Hampton Beach, N.H.
May 21 Bottle & Cork Dewey Beach, Del.
May 28 Fairplex Pomona, Calif.
May 31 Golden State Theatre Monterey, Calif.
June 1 Cascade Theatre Redding, Calif.
June 2-4 BackCountry Festival 2023 Gardnerville, Nev.
June 9 Peoria Riverfront Peoria, Ill.
June 11 CMA Fest – Nissan Stadium Nashville, Tenn.
June 17 Morgan County Fairgrounds Martinsville, Ind.
June 22 Luther F. Carson Four Rivers Center for the Paducah, Ky.
June 23 Pine Knob Music Center Clarkston, Mich.
June 24 Blossom Music Center Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
June 29 Credit One Stadium Charleston, S.C.
July 7 Wenonah Park Bay City, Mich.
July 8 Hodag Country Festival 2023 Rhinelander, Wis.
July 14 Green Valley Ranch Backyard Amphitheater Henderson, Nev.
July 20-23 Country Thunder Wisconsin 2023 Twin Lakes, Wis.
July 22 Ionia Free Fair Fairgrounds Ionia, Mich.
July 27-29 Headwaters Country Jam 2023 Cardwell, Mont.
Aug. 4 Oregon Jamboree Music Festival 2023 Sweet Home, Ore.
Aug. 6 Big Valley Jamboree 2023 Camrose, Alberta
Aug. 11 Jiffy Lube Live Bristow, Va.
Aug. 12 Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater Virginia Beach, Va.
Aug. 19 Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre Maryland Heights, Mo.
Aug. 25 CHI Health Center Omaha Omaha, Neb.
Aug. 26 T-Mobile Center Kansas City, Mo.
Sept. 19 Paycom Center Oklahoma City, Okla.
Sept. 21 Germania Insurance Amphitheater Austin, Texas
Sept. 24 Pilgrimage Festival 2023 Franklin, Tenn.
Oct. 19 Gordy’s Hwy30 Music Fest 2023 Fort Worth, Texas
About Ashley McBryde GRAMMY, CMA and ACM award winner Ashley McBryde cut her teeth playing country songs in biker bars – and it shows. The Grand Ole Opry member’s 2018 major label debut Girl Going Nowhere (Warner Music Nashville) charmed The New York Times, NPR, Rolling Stone, Paste, The Washington Post and more, all en route to landing a GRAMMY nomination for Best Country Album. McBryde closed out 2019 with ACM New Female Artist, CMT Breakout Artist, a New Artist of the Year win at the 53rd Annual CMA Awards and two nominations for the 2020 GRAMMYs for Best Country Song and Best Country Solo Performance for “Girl Goin’ Nowhere.” Her follow-up Never Will was tagged by Rolling Stone as one of the most anticipated of the year alongside NPR, who also ranked her Top 10 RIAA Platinum-Certified single “One Night Standards” as one of the best songs of 2019. The album earned McBryde a 2021 GRAMMY nomination for Best Country Album, making Never Will the only album nominated for Country Album of the Year by the ACMs, CMAs and the Recording Academy in the same award season. Her GRAMMY-winning duet with Carly Pearce, “Never Wanted To Be That Girl,” went all the way to No. 1 and earned McBryde and Pearce the ACM and CMA award for Musical Event of the Year. McBryde was also honored with the 2022 CMA International Artist Achievement Award for the most significant creative growth, development and promotion of the country music industry outside of the United States. Her collaborative project Ashley McBryde Presents: Lindeville featuring Brothers Osborne, Brandy Clark, Pillbox Patti, Caylee Hammack, Aaron Raitiere and Benjy Davis earned McBryde her third consecutive GRAMMY nomination for Best Country Album, making her a six-time GRAMMY nominee. Upon its release, Ashley McBryde Presents: Lindeville garnered applause from The New York Times, NPR, Variety, Vulture, Esquire, Rolling Stone, Billboard and Stereogum, among many more. Her latest chart-climbing single “Light On In The Kitchen” is available everywhere now. McBryde will embark on a run of additional headlining shows, festivals, three dates with Eric Church on The Outsiders Revival Tour and seven shows with Jelly Roll this spring and summer. For more information, visit Ashley McBryde.com or follow her on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok and YouTube
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