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Jul 16

Gary Allan Takes a New Approach for His Next Album

Gary Allan

Gary Allan photo courtesy of UMG Nashville.

Gary Allan has been in the studio working on his next album, which is the follow-up to Set You Free. His 2013 album saw him working with several producers and co-producing a number of tracks. For his new project, Allan is taking a different approach, particularly with producing.

“First off, I’m gonna do the tracks that I want,” he said. “Last time, I let Jay [Joyce] pick what he wanted, and then I let Mark [Wright] pick what he wanted, then I took the leftovers. I think I’ll probably cut what I want this time.”

Despite his do-it-himself attitude, Allan is willing to pull in his producers when he needs them. “I can hear what the song needs – like guys that I work with like Mark, he’s great at strings and making things big, so if I need that, I feel like I’ll go to him,” he said. “If I feel like something needs more funk than I can give it, then I’ll go to Jay. But I think I’d have to feel like I need one of them.”

Allan is spending the summer on tour, playing shows and festivals across the country.

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