Platinum selling Country star Dallas Smithhas blazed a path across genres in Canadian music” (CBCMusic) for nearly two decades and fans continue to prove they’ll follow him wherever he wants to go. On the heels of a career album (Lifted) earning critical acclaim, commercial success including a #1 single and an armful of JUNO and CCMA Award wins and nominations, Smith continues one of the most talked about journeys in Canadian country music with the newest marker, his third studio album “SIDE EFFECTS” (604 Records) set for release on September 2 and available for pre-order this Friday (8/19).
Produced by studio ace and long-time collaborator Joey Moi (Florida Georgia Line, Chris Lane), “SIDE EFFECTS” features 12 tracks, penned by some of country music’s most popular songwriters including The Cadillac Three’s Jaren Johnston who has written #1 songs for the likes of Tim McGraw and Keith Urban. The album showcases Smith’s incredible range and confirms this is an artist who knows which lane he wants to be in – pushing forward and soaring ahead. First single (and Smith’s first ballad), “Autograph” delivers unparalleled vocals from one of the best voices in Canadian country music – appealing to audiences far beyond the boundaries with sonic layers and a stadium sized voice that flourishes on the edge of global superstar.
Earlier this year, Smith released the infectious single “One Little Kiss” which soared to #1 on the iTunes digital country singles chart upon its April 22nd release and reached Top 5 at Canadian country radio. Already a JUNO Award and CCMA Award winner, including the 2015 JUNO Award for Country Album of the Year, and 2015 CCMA Award for Album of the Year, Smith is currently nominated for four 2016 CCMA Awards including Fans’ Choice, Male Artist of the Year, Single of the Year and Interactive Artist of the Year.
This September, Smith will join Keith Urban as his “invited” special guest and direct support on the Canadian run of the “ripCORD World Tour 2016” kicking off September 10th in his hometown of Vancouver, BC. The tour also includes the first ever Country show to take place at the all-new Rogers Place in Edmonton, AB on September 16th.
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