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April 15, 2022



Laid Back, Seasonally Apt Summer Anthems Out Now


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 15, 2022) – As spring prepares to make way for summer, Quartz Hill recording artist Nate Barnes delivers two new seasonal anthems – “Country Does” and “Make a Wildflower Grow” – both laid back, breezy tunes with driving beats and pure, simplistic messaging indicative of good old country songs.


Written by Barnes alongside Jason Sellers, Brad Clawson and Paul Jenkins,“Country Does” chronicles everything there is to love about rural living, enveloped in the warmth of Barnes’ classic country voice. The slightly more upbeat “Make a Wildflower Grow,” written by Ross Copperman, Ben Hayslip and Dustin Lynch, gifts listeners with a visual parallel between a budding relationship and the growth of a wildflower. Both songs were produced by Mickey Jack Cones and Derek George.


Listen to “Country Does” and “Make a Wildflower Grow” HERE.


Of focus track “Country Does,” Barnes says:


“I always wanted to record the type of song that kept us going on those long days working with our hands at the nuclear power plant and also on the blueberry farm. This is the type of song that I can see a guy operating a one hundred-thousand-pound paddle scraper on a pipeline job jamming to while he’s working his 14-hour shift.”


Barnes recently revealed how a good-hearted woman can conquer even the most untamable of hearts, releasing his upcoming radio single “Right About Me” along with the b-side song “Girl Like You” last month (3/18). “Right About Me” is due to impact radio in Summer 2022. He first made waves at country radio in 2021 when his single “You Ain’t Pretty” was the #1 Most Added Country Song by a DEBUT Artist upon impacting U.S. Country Radio.


About Nate Barnes:

Hailing from South Haven, Michigan, Nate Barnes is a young, blue-collar storyteller who writes and sings about God, family, hard work, heartache, love, and the simple joys of life. The former nuclear power plant worker spent years playing bars, coffee shops, small venues and festivals in and around his hometown while juggling a grueling day job that included shoveling and digging trenches, laying pipelines, pouring concrete and performing mechanical maintenance duties for the plant, oftentimes enduring extreme weather conditions and 14-hour shifts. A virtual unknown before signing with Quartz Hill Records, Barnes has earned 25+ million TikTok streams, 4.2 million+ YouTube views and nearly 7 million U.S. streams. His debut single, “You Ain’t Pretty,” was also a Top 10 Most Added Song four out of its first five weeks at country radio (Mediabase) while earning rave reviews from American Songwriter, Billboard, Music Row, Sounds Like Nashville and Rolling Stone. Barnes’ new single, “Right About Me (Single Version),” recently released across all digital retailers (3/18) and impacts U.S. Country Radio in Summer 2022!


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