Rice brings a breath of fresh air to country radio.
Eyes On You
One Love, One Kiss, One Drink, One Song
Jack Daniel’s Showed Up
Three Chords & The Truth
This Cowboy’s Hat (feat. Ned LeDoux)
are many ways to describe Chase Rice’s album, Lambs & Lions,
especially the word inventive. The ten song album, which dropped
November 17, 2017, truly shows his vulnerability, focusing on his
development and growth since his sophomore record, Ignite the Night,
which was released in 2014.
album truly showcases the depth of Chase’s artistry. From emotional
power ballads, to hints of pop, and even some rock influences here
and there, Chase covered all the bases. Overall, the vibe of the
album is extremely unique, honest, and is truly one of a kind.
to his Sophomore album, Rice co-wrote the majority of this new
release. After his fans waited a little over three years for the new
record, he surely didn’t disappoint. Aside from being authentic to
who he is as an artist, it focuses on his faith and maturity.
album begins with the title track ‘Lions,’ which establishes his
faith by a choir chanting The Lord’s Prayer. This track even has a
hint of what you’d find in the metal genre. His references to the
Bible and church really emphasizes the importance and influence that
his faith has in his music. This song was a great way to open the
album, especially with the diversity he includes with the different
four on Lambs
& Lions, “Eyes On You”,
is a sweet, refreshing love song with a catchy chorus and an overall
happy vibe. This addition to the album is a sweet love song, that
represents how he guides through relationships.
of the coast, remember Pfeiffer beach?
You and me, that sunset,
cliffs by the sea
And the night rolled in
And you still talk
about that moon that I can’t recall”, this verse charmingly stated.
Rice reminisces about Pfeiffer beach in California.
song that stood out was Unforgettable.
This song pulls on the heart-strings and is one of the more emotional
songs on the record.
closing track is a very unique piece. This being said, it is the only
song on the record in which Rice did not co-write. It is a cover of
the legendary Chris LeDoux. An extremely unique asset is that
LeDoux’s son is featured on this track.
continues to rise on the country charts and captivate fans with his
new music, old music, and everything in between.
Rice stays true to his faith and relationships in life and in love
with this release and will no doubt be back with more. For pre-orders
and more information, visit chaserice.com.
Ferrell for Country Music News International Magazine & Radio