Chris Stapletonwill follow up his Grammy Award-winning, double platinum 2015 debutTravellerwith not one but two albums in 2017.From A Room: Volume 1will be issued in May while second installmentFrom A Room: Volume 2will appear later in the year. The album takes its name from Nashville's historic RCA Studio A, where it was recorded during the winter of 2016-2017.
Once again produced by Grammy Award-winning producerDave Cobb,Volume 1features eight original songs as well as a rendition of "Last Thing I Needed, First Thing This Morning" written by Gary P. Nunn and Donna Sioux Farar and made famous by Willie Nelson. Other highlights include "Second One To Know" which Stapleton recently premiered at the 52nd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards as well as the album's first single, "Either Way."
In addition to Stapleton on vocals and guitar and Cobb on acoustic guitar, the album featuresMorgane Stapletonon harmony vocals as well as longtime band-membersJ.T. Cureon bass andDerek Mixonon drums and musiciansMickey Raphaelon harmonica,Robby Turner on pedal steel andMike Webbon keys.
"I'm real proud of this record," Stapleton exclaimed at a record release party at RCA Studio A in Nashville, TN. "We made it right here in (RCA Studio A) like the last one. We camped out in here...and had a lot of fun recording things."
Chris Stapleton'sFrom A Room: Volume 2 takes its name from Nashville's historic RCA Studio A (the capital "A" in From A Room) where it was recorded with Grammy Award-winning producerDave Cobb. Along with Stapleton on vocals and guitar and Cobb on acoustic guitar, the album features Morgane Stapleton on harmony vocals as well as longtime band-members J.T. Cureon bass and Derek Mixon on drums. In addition to seven songs co-written by Stapleton, the album features versions of Kevin Welch's "Millionaire" and the Homer Banks/Lester Snell-penned song made famous by Pops Staples, "Friendship." Volume 2 follows the release of From A Room: Volume 1, which debuted earlier this year at #1 on the Billboard Country Albums chart, #2 on the Billboard Top 200 chart and, with its RIAA Gold certification, remains the #1 best-selling country album of 2017. Stapleton's 2015 double platinum, Grammy-winning solo debut, Traveller, is currently the #2 best-selling country album of the year.
(Indie Exclusive) CHRIS STAPLETON / HIGHER Current ACM Entertainer of the Year, Chris Stapleton is set to release his 5th Studio Album- Higher on November 10th on 2LP/180 Gram Vinyl. This Indie Store Exclusive version will be Opaque BONE Vinyl. The album will include 14 songs including the first single "White Horse". Chris has won numerous awards including eight Grammy Awards, 10 Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards including current Entertainer Of The Year, and 14 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. He was named the ACM's Artist-Songwriter of the Decade. In 2023, Rolling Stone ranked Stapleton at number 170 on it's list of the 200 Greatest Singers of All Time. Indie Exclusive 2 LP.
Traveller is the highly anticipated Mercury Records Nashville solo debut album from rising superstar Chris Stapleton. Already a world-renowned songwriter, Stapleton has enjoyed five #1 hits including the five-week No. 1 "Never Wanted Nothing More" recorded by Kenny Chesney, George Strait's "Love's Gonna Make it Alright" and Luke Bryan's "Drink A Beer." Recorded at Nashville's historic RCA Studio A (with additional production at The Castle and Blackbird Studio), Traveller was produced by Dave Cobb (Sturgill Simpson, Jason Isbell) and recorded by Vance Powell (Jack White). In addition to renditions of Dean Dillon and Linda Hargrove's "Tennessee Whiskey" and Don Sampson's "Was It 26," the album features twelve original songs, including fan-favorite "Sometimes I Cry."