Weekend Music Feature: Gary Allan ‘ It ain’t the Whiskey’

This week’s Weekend Music Feature is Gary Allan’s ‘It ain’t the Whiskey’ from his new album ‘ Set You Free’ according to Gary’s Website:

Dictionary.com defines freedom as “the power to determine action without restraint.”

Thus, Gary Allan’s Set You Free is a perfectly named, well-conceived album that embodies his own evolution toward personal, creative freedom. The album, sequenced with a storyline in which a man breaks the restraints of a failed relationship and conquers the loneliness of its aftermath, is the result of Allan’s own journey as a man and as an artist.

He took a number of new steps during the recording process – by mixing up the production team, playing lead guitar on a number of tracks, writing more of his own material and using a handful of new co-writers. As a result, he came up with the most optimistic album of his career, one that acknowledges the hurdles of the past and the ways in which they’ve helped to shape his current sense of renewal.

“It’s all about healing,” Allan says. “It’s all about the evolution of getting better.”

He has, to be sure, drawn heavily from that viewpoint, mixing honky-tonk bravado and grainy isolation across eight previous studio albums, all the while mining the emotional turf that fuels a life well-lived: the joys of parenting,

We hope you enjoy this week’s Weekend Music Feature from Gary Allan , ‘ It ain’t the Whiskey’

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I am just an average blue collar American who works hard and tries to be a good dad. I have a passion for history, music and freedom.

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