Keeping up with our premiere Friday, we are heading over to the Northstate (more specifically Pittsburgh), where we find the up and coming Country rocker Justin Fabus who is bringing some of the Nashville flave to the world with his new single “Come Around.” Armed and driven by its acoustic guitar, the songs blends very well the traditional sounds of Country with a modern twist and some fine harmonies.
Country rocker Justin Fabus will release his debut full length album Remedy on June 22, 2018.
Known for its towering steel factories, ironclad work ethic, and hometown pride, Pittsburgh serves as the perfect backdrop for country music. It was only a matter of time before City of Bridges gave the genre a new voice: Justin Fabus. Capturing country spirit with soul and style, the singer and songwriter shares thirteen honest and heartfelt anthems on his 2018 full-length debut, Remedy.
“To me, country is all about songwriting,” he exclaims. “It’s hard-working. It’s blue-collar. That’s Pittsburgh in a nutshell. I write what I live. When I sing my songs, I feel them, and I mean them.”
Fabus weaves his Rust Belt upbringing into his music and has quietly built a growing fan base since first arriving in 2013. Collecting his Save Me and self-titled EPs into one release, 2016’s Justin Fabus bowed at #3 on iTunes Top Country Albums chart upon arrival. Between headlining countless shows and sharing bills alongside the likes of Gary Allan, Randy Houser, Dierks Bentley, Frankie Ballard, and Craig Campbell, he lit up the stage at the 2017 CMA Music Festival as a touted “Emerging Artist.”
When it came time to begin recording Remedy, Justin decided to switch up his process and welcome songwriting collaborators such as Joe Henry [Frank Sinatra, John Denver, Garth Brooks] and Tony Lucca of The Voice into the fold. Recording with producer Matt Very at Very Tight Recordings in Pittsburgh, he bucked the usual trend of utilizing studio musicians and would be backed by his live band—Miguel Garcia [lead guitar], Austin Ostiguy [keys], Travis Butler [drums], Ryan Yingst [bass], and Joe Minor [pedal steel].