Produced by Kenny Chesney, Buddy Cannon and David Lee Murphy
Nashville, TN â€“ TODAY, Blue Chair/Reviver Records released David Lee Murphyâ€™s highly-anticipated No Zip Code. The new album contains songs that reconnect us with an artist who was a pioneer of the edgy, rocking style that now dominates modern country music.
â€œI think this record feels like a party mix tape with a variety of sounds,â€ says Murphy. â€œI hope people crank it up until the little yellow light starts blinking that tells you your speakers are about to blow.â€
Murphy co-wrote all 11 tracks, including the hit single, â€œEverythingâ€™s Gonna Be Alright,â€ a duet with superstar Kenny Chesney that is nearing the Top-10 on country radio.
â€œI was happy living as a songwriter,â€ says David Lee. â€œBut, when Kenny called me and said, â€˜Man, Iâ€™ve been listening to these songs youâ€™ve been sending me, and you need to be making a record. I could produce it with Buddy Cannon, and I think people would love it.â€™ It was the perfect scenario for me.â€
Chesney reflects, â€œDavid Lee Murphy has been such a big part of my life. The first song I recorded of his that was a single was a song called â€˜Living in Fast Forward.â€™ Since that moment, David Lee Murphy and his creative spirit have been a constant in my life.â€
David Lee tellsÂ Rolling Stone Country, “Kenny is a great song person. We took our time picking the songs from the get-go. We were under no pressure. We recorded and overdubbed at our own pace. Having him sitting in there in the producers’ chair with Buddy made it really special.”
The collection of songs contains such good-time, party-hearty anthems as â€œGet Go,â€ â€œHaywireâ€ and â€œThatâ€™s Alright.â€Â The rocking â€œWay Goneâ€ is a female-empowerment barn burner. â€œWinnebagoâ€ invites a lover to a rural retreat. The hooky, retro sounding â€œVoice of Reasonâ€ is about a neâ€™er-do-well running off the rails time and again. The infectious, up-tempoÂ â€œI Wonâ€™t Be Sorryâ€ is about living life to the fullest and going out with a bang. In â€œWaylon and Willie,â€ a broken-hearted lover nurses nostalgia for good times that have departed. â€œAs the Crow Fliesâ€ promises a loving reunion from a wandering soul. â€œNo Zip Codeâ€ is a fantasy about a life lived far from the worldâ€™s problems, with the idea that you can live life the way you want to live it.
Murphy, whose songs â€œDust on the Bottle and â€œParty Crowdâ€ continue to be staples at country radio, could have easily filled the album with hits heâ€™s written for Chesney (â€œâ€™Til Itâ€™s Gone,â€ â€œLiving in Fast Forward,â€ â€œLive a Littleâ€), Jason Aldean (â€œBig Green Tractor,â€ â€œThe Only Way I Know Howâ€), Thompson Square (the GRAMMY-nominated â€œAre You Gonna Kiss Me Or Notâ€), Jake Owen (â€œAnywhere With Youâ€), or Blake Shelton (â€œThe More I Drinkâ€). David Lee is thankful Chesney had other ideas.
David Lee Murphy will be featured this weekend on CMTâ€™s Hot 20, airing Saturday/Sunday at 9 a.m. ET/8 a.m. CT.
No Zip Code EPK: VIEW HERE
No Zip Code Track Listing:
- â€œWay Goneâ€ (David Lee Murphy & Marv Green)
- â€œNo Zip Codeâ€ (David Lee Murphy, Shane Minor & Jesse Murphy)
- â€œEverythingâ€™s Gonna Be Alright (with Kenny Chesney)â€ (David Lee Murphy, Chris Stevens & Jimmy Yeary)
- â€œI Wonâ€™t Be Sorryâ€ (David Lee Murphy, Paul Jenkins & Jason Sellers)
- â€œHaywireâ€ (David Lee Murphy & Jimmy Yeary)
- â€œAs the Crow Fliesâ€ (David Lee Murphy, Dean Dillon, Jamey Johnson & Phil Oâ€™Donnell)
- â€œWinnebagoâ€ (David Lee Murphy)
- â€œGet Goâ€ (David Lee Murphy, Brett Beavers & Jim Beavers)
- â€œThatâ€™s Alrightâ€ (David Lee Murphy, Shane Minor & Jesse Murphy)
- â€œVoice of Reasonâ€ (David Lee Murphy)
- â€œWaylon And Willieâ€ (David Lee Murphy & Billy Burnette)
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