Fresh off scoring the fastest-rising single of his career with "Country Girl (Shake It for Me)", Luke Bryan is gearing up to release a new album "Tailgates & Tanlines". The country music crooner is set to release the CD, where the hit single appears, across the United States on August 9.
"Country Girl" peaked at No. 7 on Billboard Country Songs chart and is climbing to No. 22 on Hot 100. If the single is any indication of what the rest of the album will hold, he might reach higher peak on the U.S. album chart. His previous peak was at No. 6 (via 2009's "Doin' My Thing").
''I feel like I continue to grow in my artistry and I hope that feeling never goes away. I think being out there on the road so much and seeing what the fans want make it much clearer for me to know what to give them," Luke explained the creative process of recording "Tailgates & Tanlines".
In support of the album, Luke mapped out a tour across North America. He will kick it off on September 15 and will stay on road until at least mid-November. Serving as special guests during the traveling show will be Lee Brice, Josh Thompson and CMT's Next Superstar winner Matt Mason.