Florida Georgia Line’s ‘6-Pack’ Offers Fans a Taste of the Duo’s Next Album
Florida Georgia Line satisfied fans’ craving for new music with the release of a six-song EP on Friday (May 22)….
Florida Georgia Line; Photo by Katie Kauss
Florida Georgia Line satisfied fans’ craving for new music with the release of a six-song EP on Friday (May 22).
FGL’s Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard say the project, aptly titled 6-Pack, offers fans a taste of what’s to come on their forthcoming fifth studio album.
“We’ve been workin’ on our fifth record for this past year, and we’re getting pretty close to being done, and we were talking a month or two ago and kinda schemin’ up, and we said, ‘Hey, let’s put a 6-pack out,’ Kelley recalled during a recent interview with the duo’s record label. “And we all took it literal, and hey, ‘let’s kind of brand it that way, even though thematically they’re not all party songs.’ And so this collection has a serious vibe, a party vibe, a love vibe. We feel like it’s pretty well rounded.”
The release of FGL’s 6-Pack comes as people around the world continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic. Kelley hopes their new music brings some relief to fans during these uncharted times.
“You know, we’ve all been living in these uncertain times and music is healing and music touches people a lot of different ways, and so, we wanted to make sure we were balanced on this EP,” he explained. “So, [we’re] super excited to finally get this out and give our fans what they’ve been asking for, and hopefully put a smile on the world’s face.”
Hubbard went on to echo Kelley’s statements and shared that he believes the project will take fans back to the earlier days of Florida Georgia Line.
“I think the 6-Pack is an indication of what’s to come on this album. It’s kind of diverse, it’s well-rounded, still has a little something for everybody, and that’s kind of what this album is,” he shared. “It’s also kind of a throwback to where FGL started, with our first album, Here’s to the Good Times, and we kinda think it sort of takes us on a journey, and it was a lot of fun to kinda take that together in the recording process, and we hope the fans enjoy it as much as we do.”
6-Pack includes the duo’s latest single, “I Love My Country,” as well as the fan-favorite, “Second Guessing,” from NBC’s Songland.
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