LEWIS BRICE RELEASES"ABSOLUTELY (STORY OF A GIRL)" FEATURING JOHN HAMPSON
Lewis Brice absolutely crushes his fresh take of the iconic 2000's hit "Absolutely (Story of a Girl)" featuring John Hampson & Nine Days. 20 years after the song topped the charts as a No. 1 hit for Nine Days, Brice teams up with lead singer John Hampson for a re-imagined production with countrified flair that perfectly blends the two singers' vocal style.
To watch the lyric video for Brice's "Absolutely (Story of a Girl)" featuring John Hampson & Nine Days, click HERE.
Hampson, who co-wrote the tune that now has more than 75 million streams on Spotify alone, has never re-recorded the nostalgic hit outside of the Nine Days band until now, sharing, "When we were in the studio recording the vocals, Lewis started singing the second verse and instantly, the song became something different for me. I felt like I was listening to a young modern version of John Mellencamp and I thought it was great. It’s a great pop song, and Lewis just brings a different and obviously more country vibe to it, but it honors it as a big pop song. I love what he did!" "When I was first introduced to the idea of covering the song I was a little weary because it was such an iconic hit," said Brice. "When I found out I would have the honor of recording it with John, I was all in! I'm stoked to be able to put my spin on such a huge song along with the man who wrote it. Working with John was such a pleasure, he is an incredibly talented artist and writer."
Brice's previous single "It's You" has seen tremendous streaming success, amassing more than 14 million streams and has been added to key country and all-genre playlists, most recently Amazon's Country Heat. Additionally, the single has spent four weeks on the Spotify Daily Viral 50 Charts and three weeks on the Spotify Weekly Viral 50 Charts, garnering around 870k streams weekly across all streaming services. The "perfectly romantic love song (CMT.com)" was co-written by Brice with Ben Simonetti and Niko Moon. Ben Simonetti also produced the track, which has been featured on pivotal playlists including Spotify's Global Viral, Hot Country, US Viral, Breakout Country and New Boots, Apple Music's Breaking Country, Pure Country Radio, Pandora's New Country Radio playlists and many more. Fans can watch Brice perform this single and more fan favorite hits during his weekly Monday night Happy Hour, "Live with Lewis," at 5 p.m. CST on his Facebook and Instagram.
Here's an overview of playlists including "It's You" Spotify Hot Country Spotify New Boots Spotify Wild Country Spotify New Music Nashville Spotify Next From Nashville Spotify Breakout Country Apple Music Soundcheck Apple Music Country Lovin' (Canada) Apple Music Breaking Country Apple Music Light My Fire Apple Pure Country Radio Radio Disney Country Playlist YouTube Country Paradise Pandora New Country Radio Spotify Global Viral 50 Spotify US Viral 50 Spotify Country Songs 2020 - Best Country Music Playlists 2020 Spotify May 2020 Monthly Country Music Hits Spotify Country Top Tracks Spotify Canada Viral 50 Spotify Viral Spotify As 50 virais do mundo Apple Country Risers Sirius XM On the Horizon Pandora Country Love Songs Pandora Emerging Artists Amazon Fresh Country
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ABOUT LEWIS BRICE:
Lewis’s debut self-titled EP, produced by himself and his brother Lee Brice, was released via Pump House Music on July 14th, 2017 to glowing reviews, landing at No. 11 on the US iTunes Country chart. Since then, Lewis has been named one of Rolling Stone Country’s “New Country Artists You Need to Know” and Billboard’s “Country Artists to Watch in 2018”. Tracks from the EP were featured on SiriusXM The Highway, CMT Music, and Spotify’s New Boots & Wild Country playlists, and its lead single 'Best Ex Ever' reached the Top 40 of MusicRow’s Country Breakout radio chart. The next chapter of Lewis’ music was unveiled with "Blessed" as the first single from his forthcoming second collection of songs and was introduced to the world by a special Thanksgiving acoustic performance premiere with his brother Lee Brice. The single was also recognized internationally when Brice received a British Country Music Award for International Song of the Year. Followed by "It's You," a huge streaming success, amassing more than 14 million streams since its release and placement on key playlists including Spotify's Global Viral, Hot Country, US Viral, Breakout Country and New Boots, Apple Music's Breaking Country, Pure Country Radio, Pandora's New Country Radio playlists and many more. Brice's streaming continues to flourish as his music garners more than 30 million overall streams. With more new music on the horizon, 2021 promises to be the best year yet for Lewis Brice!