Cam Readies Sophomore Album, ‘The Otherside’

Cam is back with the upcoming release of her long-awaited sophomore album, The Otherside. The news comes after the Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter…

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Lauren Jo Black

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July 17, 2020

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Cam - The Otherside Album Artwork (Photographer: Dennis Leupold)
Cam – The Otherside Album Artwork (Photographer: Dennis Leupold)

Cam is back with the upcoming release of her long-awaited sophomore album, The Otherside. The news comes after the Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter signed a new record deal with Triple Tigers/RCA Records.

Out October 30, The Otherside was recorded over the last three years in Los Angeles, Nashville and New York City. Cam collaborated with Tyler Johnson (Harry Styles, Sam Smith) and Grammy-winner Jeff Bhasker (Kanye West, Bruno Mars) on the much-anticipated project, which serves as the follow-up to her major-label debut, 2015’s Untamed.

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The album announcement comes with the release of the California native’s brand new single, “Classic.” Co-written and produced with Jack Antonoff (Taylor Swift, Lana Del Rey, St Vincent, The Chicks), “Classic” is pure fun and finds Cam happily gushing over a relationship that withstands the test of time.

“Ain’t nothin new I’m waitin for,” she sings, “cause they don’t make ’em like this anymore.”

“Jack and I caught something in the air that day and ran with it,” Cam shared in a statement. “The track is so much fun. Jangling guitars, claps, it feels like when a group of familiar people get back together over the holidays, clanking around after dinner with too much wine, and amidst the chatter and laughter and closeness they are really telling each other, deep down, just how much they love each other.”

The Otherside will also include the previously released tracks “Till There’s Nothing Left” and “Redwood Tree.”

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.