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Taste Of Country Looks At How Colt Ford Has Helped Shape The Sound of Modern Country Music

by / Wednesday, 02 July 2014 / Published in REBEL NEWS


With his new album “Thanks For Listening” hitting stores this week, Taste of Country is looking at how Colt Ford is shaping the loook and sound of country music. The site poses the question, “Would Florida Georgia Line be thriving today if Colt Ford had struggled before them?”

In the article Ford reveals that Eric Church sent him a text on the eve of him having the number one album in the country and Ford says, “The text just said, ‘Hey Colt, was sitting here thinking about you as I get these numbers,’” Ford says, recalling that moment in July 2011. “‘Tomorrow I’m gonna do 150K records first week without a hit song on the radio. I just want to tell you keep doing what you’re doing. You have hit songs. Don’t be discouraged. I know you have hit songs because I’ve seen 10,000 people sing every word to ‘Chicken and Biscuits’ and ‘Ride Through the Country.’ I know it’s tough for you because you feel like you have these songs and you won’t get the chance. Keep doing what you’re doing, music will win in the end.’”
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