Zach Bryan Asks for ‘Mercy’ as He Delays the Release of His Album
Zach Bryan won’t be releasing new music as quickly as he previously thought. The singer-songwriter is often transparent with fans on social media, telling them on Wednesday (February 1) that his next album – which was due for release in February – will not be progressing as planned.
He shared the news and apologized to fans for the change via Twitter.
“Decided not to release an album in February,” writes Bryan. “I love you guys and I apologize for saying something I didn’t comply with.
Bryan did not give a specific reason for the postponement of new music, but simply says: “I will let my life play.”
The new project would have been his second major label studio album. In November, Bryan announced — also in a tweet — that the album would be called writers and fighters, adding, “I’ve never been so excited for anything in my life.”
Though new music may have to wait a little longer, Bryan has been busy with a variety of projects over the past year. He made his major label debut in May 2022 with his 34 track American heartbreak Album containing his multi-platinum hit “Something in the Orange”.
In July he released his nine track Summertime blues EP, so the fans didn’t long for new music.
He went back to work and made a statement on Ticketmaster’s practices with his live album, All my homies hate Ticketmasterreleased on Christmas Day 2022. This project consists of 24 songs, all recorded live at Red Rocks Amphitheater in Colorado.
Though Bryan expected fan disappointment when he made his announcement, many of the early reactions were kind. One fan wrote: “Brother… you literally only lost 3 in a year… we can wait until everything is good.”
Another added: “I’d rather you deliver a product you feel confident in than have a deadline and regret it. They’re the opposite of deadlines in Nashville, and I think we all love that.”
Zach Bryan is still set to headline his Burn, Burn, Burn tour, which kicks off May 10th in Charlottesville, Virginia. The 28-date tour will run through August 30 in Kansas City, Mo.
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