‘Catch of the Day’ – Dustin Lynch – “I’d Be Jealous Too” [AUDIO]
Today we give a look and listen to the latest from an artist who was going to be a doctor, graduating college with a Bachelors degree, but he decided to put Medical
School on hold to pursue his country music dream. It seems he was always targeting country music, because he often admits that the reason he chose his school in the first place was because of its proximity to a legendary Nashville night spot, where he would often perform on Open Mic nights while in college.
Dustin Lynch first picked up a guitar when he was just 8 years old, but wasn't really in love with the instrument and gave it up soon after starting. It wasn't until he turned 15 that he began playing seriously, and by age 16 he was performing regularly at the Bluebird Cafe in Nashville. Lynch was an immediate hit, and in response put together a band. He continued with the band throughout college, all while studying Biology and Chemistry at Lipscomb University in Nashville. He was on the track to go to Medical School after graduation, but he took a right turn after earning his Bachelors of Science in Biology from Lipscomb in 2007.
After graduation, Lynch's road seemed headed for medical school, but he might a right hand turn and decided to pursue his music. He continued to play around Nashville and the region until Lynch signed with the Valory Music Group in 2010 for both publishing and a record deal. Soon after the signing, the executive at Valory that discovered and signed the young artist left the label for Broken Bow records in 2011. Lynch soon followed, leaving Valory before producing anything for the label. Lynch was working on what would become his debut album at the time of the label change.
The lead single from the self-titled project took radio by storm. "Cowboys and Angels" would peak at #2 on both country charts, selling more than 1 million copies and reaching platinum certification. The album would reach #1 and as of now is closing in quickly on Gold certification. The album's other 2 singles, "She Cranks My Tractor" and "Wild In Your Smile" both went top-25.
It was the lead single from his second album, 2014's Where It's At that would launch Lynch into the stratosphere of country music. The album's title track "Where It's At (Yep, Yep)" would also go platinum, and would become Lynch's first #1 single. The album would feature 2 more chart toppers, "Hell of a Night" and "Mind Reader" would
follow, starting a run of 5 straight #1 singles, that would include the first two singles of off his 3rd album, 2017's Current Mood, which was released on September 8th and features "Seein' Red" and "Small Town Boy".
The third single from that album is in our spotlight today, trying to run that streak to 6 straight. Brought to you by All American Super Car Wash of Lawton, Dustin Lynch and "I'd Be Jealous Too" is today's Catch of the Day, new music you haven't heard, but you'll want to hear it again.
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Today’s Key Word: “JEALOUS”