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Brian Kelley (Photo by Ben Christensen // provided by Big Machine Label Group)
Brian Kelley (Photo by Ben Christensen // provided by Big Machine Label Group)

Brian Kelley breaks ground in 'Dirt Cheap'

Fri, Sep 1st 2023 11:00 am

Current single, ‘See You Next Summer,’ heats up country radio

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Diamond-selling superstar Brian Kelley’s got small-town life on his mind in “Dirt Cheap.” Delivered today across all streaming platforms and digital retailers via Big Machine Records, listen to “Dirt Cheap” and watch the lyric video.

“The moment I heard ‘Dirt Cheap’ I knew I had to record it. It reminded me of some of my favorite country songs growing up that really pull at your heartstrings. As much as I love the beach, I love the country, too,” Kelley shared. “This song matches and meets me where I’m at in life currently. I’m working hard, so in love with my wife Brittney, and always keeping my eyes peeled for the perfect ‘Dirt Cheap’ property of our own. I am so thankful this song landed in my world, and I hope it resonates with those who hear it just like it did with me.”

Aiming for a much-needed homecoming, “Dirt Cheap” was written by Seth Ennis, Wyatt McCubbin and Andy Sheridan, arriving with “laid-back twang that’s smooth sailing all the way,” hailed MusicRow. All about slowing down in a world moving way too fast, it finds a couple ditching their hectic lives in the city for something a little more down-to-earth – and a little less expensive, too. Produced by Dann Huff with a sunny, mellow-country soundscape, the uptempo tune mixes inviting acoustic guitars and a breezy steel with the warmth of Kelley’s celebrated voice, further painting an easygoing picture of life as it was meant to be.

In the studio working on his full-length debut album with Big Machine Records, “Dirt Cheap” comes as Kelley’s current single, “See You Next Summer,” nears Top 30. Marking his first time in the coveted most-added position at country radio as a solo artist with 80 first-week stations launching the ultimate anthem for summertime romance, “See You Next Summer” was notably added to Spotify’s “Hot Country” playlist and has already surpassed 8.6 million global streams to date. Listen to “See You Next Summer” and watch the lyric video.

More About Brian Kelley

With the anthemic delivery of his current single, “See You Next Summer,” and homegrown follow-up “Dirt Cheap,” Diamond-selling superstar Brian Kelley enters the next chapter of a record-breaking, history-making career. In the studio working on his full-length debut album with Big Machine Records, he first made waves with his passion project “Sunshine State of Mind” in 2021 (which American Songwriter called “some of the best modern country put to tape.”)

With a sold-out run of shows and back-to-back residencies at Tribe Kelley Surf Post in Grayton Beach, Florida – owned by the Ormond Beach native and his wife, Brittney – Kelley continues to diversify his thriving enterprise with collaborations including cult-favorite brand Tribe Kelley with Brittney and a partnership with Oyster City Brewing Co.

First known as the Florida half of the Grammy-nominated Florida Georgia Line, the ACM Breakout Artist of the Decade Award recipients garnered 19 career No. 1s and became the first and only act to achieve two RIAA Diamond singles in country music history (14-times-Platinum No. 1s: “Cruise” and “Meant to Be” with Bebe Rexha). Surpassing 17 billion global streams, selling more than 40 million tracks and 4.8 million albums worldwide, plus playing to over 4 million fans, FGL has been honored by AMA, Billboard, CMA and CMT Music Awards, as well as having a “Florida Georgia Line: Mix It Up Strong” exhibit at Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

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