Get Ready for the Hottest Country Music Releases of Summer 2024!

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As the sun shines brighter and the days grow longer, the country music scene is heating up with some of the most anticipated releases of the year. This summer promises a sizzling lineup of new tracks and albums that will have you tapping your boots and singing along. From chart-topping hits to fresh faces making their mark, the country music world is buzzing with excitement.

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JUMP – First Time Flyers

UK country sensations First Time Flyers have just released their high-energy new single, “Jump,” on June 28, 2024. Written in their North London studio, the song encourages listeners to dive fearlessly into love, embracing the risks and rewards that come with it.

The track’s infectious energy and heartfelt lyrics make it a standout addition to this summer’s country music lineup and it even has a line dance to go with it! Don’t miss their upcoming UK tour.


Little Dog – Alica Stockman

Alicia Stockman’s new single, “Little Dog,” captures the tenderness, humor, and quirky moments dogs bring into our lives. It’s a love letter from dog lovers everywhere to their furry besties, reflecting that indescribable bond only the love of a dog can offer.

Influenced by Jewel, Susan Tedeschi, Grace Potter, and the Indigo Girls, Alica’s lyrically rich compositions, intricate guitar work, and sultry-sweet vocals captivate audiences with authentic storytelling and soulful delivery.

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Tulsa – 49 Winchester

head of the release of their brand new album Leavin’ This Holler, 49 Winchester have shared an album highlight and fan favourite, “Tulsa”.

“This song is a rock & roll’er with an interesting backstory” explains lead singer Isaac Gibson. “I wrote it on a frigid night in 2022, leaving a show at the Mercury Lounge in Tulsa. It was in the middle of a blizzard on the way to a run of shows through Texas.

Leavin’ This Holler will be available across digital platforms, compact disc, and numerous limited edition vinyl variants. The album is available for pre-order NOW via NEW WEST RECORDS


Blue Hour (Before the Dawn) – Twinnie

Twinnie is in a great place at the moment and wants her music to reflect that. ‘Blue Hour (Before The Dawn)’ features six tracks that close out this chapter in her life and bring in a bit of lightheartedness with songs like ‘Crazy Ex’.

She is incredibly proud of this record and thrilled that it’s out in the world. As the second part of the ‘Blue Hour’ project, it offers a glimpse into how she has felt over the past 18 months. Twinnie hopes everyone loves it as much as she does.

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Come What May – Pilch

Following his recent single, Tick Tick Tick, which was full of tension and angst, Pilch pulls a different arrow from his quiver with his latest release “Come What May”. Awash with banjos and pedal steel guitars, this is an uplifting song for those for whom life isn’t easy. It’s a song about the getting up, not the falling down. It’s “These things too shall pass”, it’s a song of reassurance and friendship from one who has travelled the same road. Feel good country swing for the summer.

Pilch will be performing at ukcountryradio.com Music Awards on Saturday 28th September.


Backroads – Emilia Quinn

Rising star Emilia Quinn is making an impact on the UK country music scene. After headlining the Buckle and Boots festival, her popularity continues to soar. Her new single, “Backroads Live,” will be released on Friday, July 26, 2024. The song has received immense support from fans during her live performances, including a memorable finale at the C2C festival that had the full-capacity crowd cheering wildly. Originally featured on her 2023 album “Wanderlust and Breaking Rules,” “Backroads” has quickly become a fan favourite, thanks to its heartfelt lyrics and her emotive vocal delivery.

“Written as I drove through the back roads home from Buckle and Boots festival, I could feel the shift beginning for me and I wouldn’t change a thing.”

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Roadrunner – Kaitlin Butts

Kaitlin Butts continues to carve out a space as one of the most dynamic and ambitious artists making country music today. Her latest album, the high-concept but candidly autobiographical 17-song LP Roadrunner!, is out today via Soundly Music and with it comes the stunning video for album standout ‘Other Girls (Ain’t Havin’ Any Fun)’ – a song Butts co-wrote with Natalie Hemby.

Don’t miss Kaitlin’s UK tour this summer, alongside Flatland Cavalry.


Go Down Singin – Chase Rice

One of Country music’s few Diamond-certified songwriters, Chase Rice continues to pave his unique path with today’s release of his autobiographical new song, “Go Down Singin’”, offering a raw and unfiltered glimpse into Rice’s journey ahead of his forthcoming independent album. The song had it’s worldwide debut on BBC Radio 2’s ‘The Country Show with Bob Harris’.

Chase says “..now it’s time for me to ride this crazy rollercoaster we call the music industry by myself… Guess now it’s on me, if I go down at least I go down singin’.”

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For The Love Of Lager – Alan Fletcher

‘For The Love of Lager’ – a playful ode to the favourite drink of Aussies and Brits alike, combining Alan Fletcher’s love for lager and his comedic skills – showcases his versatility as an artist, following the release of his acclaimed debut solo album The Point last year.

Alan’s upcoming 19-date tour is set to kick off at The Bedford, London on July 11, culminating in one of his first UK festival appearances at Kendal Calling alongside Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds.

In case you thinking “but that’s the guy from Neighbours” – you are correct – Alan Fletcher plays Dr. Karl Kennedy in the hit Aussie soap.


As the summer sun blazes on, the country music scene is set to keep the heat rising with these incredible new releases. From the electrifying beats of First Time Flyers’ “Jump” to the soulful melodies of seasoned artists, there’s something for every country music fan to enjoy. So, grab your headphones, turn up the volume, and let these tunes be the soundtrack to your summer adventures.

Stay tuned to countrymusic.co.uk for more updates, exclusive interviews, and in-depth reviews of all the latest country music hits. Whether you’re a long-time fan or new to the genre, this summer’s releases are sure to make you fall in love with country music all over again. Happy listening!

Are there any other artists or releases you’re looking forward to this summer? Let us know in the comments!

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