Traditional country chanteuse, Claire Petrie, is getting everyone in the holiday spirit with the release of her first ever Christmas single, He Would Be King – a duet with Grammy-nominated and CMA award-winner T. Graham Brown.
This song is impacting radio today digitally (Wednesday, November 4,
2015) and on the upcoming CDX holiday issue being shipped Monday,
November 16, 2015.
He Would Be King
was produced by Nashville veteran Mark Moseley (Buck Owens, Lee
Greenwood, Patty Loveless, etc.) and was written by James Larsen and
Roger True. This song has been performed by the likes of Lee Greenwood
and Gordon Mote (Dove award nominated artist and two-time ACM
piano/keyboard player award).
“I’ve always wanted to record a holiday song,” said Claire. “As soon as
I heard this tune, I knew this was the one to record and I’m so honored
to have T. Graham Brown be a part of it.”
official music video for this song was released on her social networks
last month and has amassed nearly 1,600 views and has been shared over
100 times. The video incorporates the holiday spirit along with studio
clips of Claire and T. Graham Brown during the recording.
This past year has been a big year for Claire. Her latest album, The One, which includes her last two singles (C’est la Vie) You Never Can Tell and Somewhere Off The Map received rave reviews by radio and industry critics. The record was produced by Nashville legend Jack Gale. Digital Rodeo called the album “well-performed and well-produced with lovely song choices,” while Robert K. Oermann of MusicRow said Claire approached the record with “gusto.”
a musical mission to bring passion and purpose to the genre she loves,
Claire crafted her signature sound when she was on tour with her family.
Raised in a large musical family in Saratoga Springs, New York, and
currently in West Palm Beach, FL, she was born to musical parents who
instilled a love of melody, harmony, rhythm and rhyme deep within her.
She recently opened for chart-topping country group Little Texas and has
been featured in distinguished outlets including United Stations
Radio Networks, Music Row, Digital Rodeo, Radio Waves International, All
About Country, CMR Nashville, Viva! NashVegas Radio Show, Music
Industry News Network, The Country Startpage, Country Music News
International, among others.