New Music: Colt Ford “The High Life” featuring Chase Rice

Country Music Chat BFF Colt Ford released song,  “The High Life,” featuring another one of favorites around #CMchat Chase Rice exclusively to  SiriusXM’s on “Music Row Happy Hour! With Buzz Brainard,” on The Highway Channel 59 this week.
In addition Colt announced his “Thanks For Listening” campaign designed to thank fans for their support by giving them an opportunity to send in their names for inclusion in the upcoming album credits.  Ford’s new album, “Thanks For Listening,” is set for release this summer.
Written by Colt Ford, Chase Rice, Zach Crowell, Chris Cline and Jesse Rice, “The High Life” sings of regular folks having a good time and enjoying the blessings of life. Remaining true to an era gone by, the allure of the high life lives on today.
Colt hits the road this summer on select dates on Toby Keith’s “Shut Up and Hold On” tour. For tour dates and additional information on Colt Ford’s website. Make sure you’re following Colt and Chase Rice on Twitter.
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About Colt Ford
“Ride Through the Country,” Colt’s breakthrough album released in 2008, was re-released October 1, 2013, in celebration of the 5th Year Anniversary of Colt’s own independent record label, Average Joes Entertainment. Colt’s previous album, “Declaration of Independence,” debuted at #1 on Billboard Magazine’s “Top Country Albums” chart, and included the hit, “Back,” a collaboration with Jake Owen. In 2012, Colt penned two #1 hits; Jason Aldean’s “Dirt Road Anthem,” and Brantley Gilbert’s, “Country Must Be Country Wide.” Colt has sold over 1 million albums, millions more song downloads, has 1.3 million Facebook fans and over 15 million YouTube views.  Colt was also recently featured in a two-page cover story in the “Arena” section of the Wall Street Journal. In October, 2013, Colt hit the road on a 34-city tour with Florida Georgia Line in 2013, and will tour with Toby Keith in 2014. In addition to being a gifted songwriter and artist, Colt is also a former professional golfer, and resides with his family in Athens, GA.
About Chase Rice
Within a few short years of moving to Nashville, country music artist Chase Rice has already built a loyal fan base across the country through his energetic live shows and gained the attention of industry professionals with his edgy, eclectic sound. Rice first made waves as a co-writer on Florida George Line’s massive 2012 crossover hit “Cruise,” and his star continues to rise with the chart-topping success of his new EP Ready Set Roll and single of the same name. He is currently on Billy Currington’s We Are Tonight Tour and will join Dierks Bentley’s Riser Tour in May.

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Everyone asks “what exactly do you do Jessica?” What some of my family members say, “she tweets for a living” is my favorite, but really the title that puts food on the table is “Social Media Influencer,” the definition sounds simple, someone who influences others through social media, but I consider myself a Citizen Journalist broadcasting and entertaining with news, thoughts, opinions, delivering information in my own unique way. Famous for my ‘sass wit and straight from the hip’ style I’ve always been called a “Social Media Pioneer” in the music industry. I’m also an On-Air/Online Broadcasting Host and Personality, Digital Media Strategist, Country and Music Blogger/Journalist as well as a Nationally recognized Speaker and Founder of Country Music Chat, News and Views Entertainment Website CMChatLIVE.com. My favorite accomplishment is starting the largest Country Music Hashtag community in the world Country Music’s #CMChat. It all started with a hunch...back in the early 2000’s I would dial up the internet via AOL and join chat rooms whilst watching my favorite programs on TV. Loved watching Reality Shows with my Mom in Tucson, and blowing her mind with how I always knew who was going home on the Bachelor or Big Brother. Don’t think she ever caught on that I was talking to people via computer on the East Coast, where it had already aired. (We didn’t have the uber-spoiler Twitter or Facebook to ruin results and awards shows for us yet.) I’ve been taking over the internet, one tweet at a time and have accumulated over 3 Million followers/friends/fans across all my Social Media networks. Over the years I’ve been consistently ranked as an influential online personality and even named as a Forbes Top 50 Social Media Power Influencer. I was the first person Merle Haggard followed when he got on Twitter and spent the day with Garth Brooks at Twitter and Facebook when joined the social media world.

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