Aaron Watson’s new album was recorded Live at the World’s Biggest Rodeo Show.
The Texas hitmaker laid down the thirteen-track set in front of 65,000 people on the opening night of Rodeo Houston in 2017. Aaron’s first live project in more than a decade includes his very first top ten on the country charts, “Outta Style.”
His 14th career album will arrive on August 24, the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey hitting the Lone State State. Part of the proceeds from each record will go to the Rebuild Texas Fund.
“We had planned on releasing this album in the second half of 2017, but after the storm it just didn’t feel right,” Aaron reveals. “I’ve always wanted my music to do good in the world and it became clear that there was a real opportunity to hold onto this project and release it on the one year anniversary of the hurricane.”
“So much of my home state of Texas was affected,” he adds. “Hopefully by bringing the recovery efforts back to the forefront, it will remind people that there is still so much work left to do.”
In addition to the live retrospective of Aaron’s 18-year career, the set also includes the acoustic bonus track “Higher Ground,” which he wrote while the storm was happening.
Here’s the complete track listing for Aaron Watson Live at the World’s Biggest Rodeo Show, which comes out August 24:
“These Old Boots Have Roots”
“Real Good Time”
“Raise Your Bottle”
“That’s Why God Loves Cowboys”
“Bluebonnets (Julia’s Song)”
“They Don’t Make ‘Em Like They Used To”
“July in Cheyenne (Song for Lane’s Momma)”
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