Queer Music News: Ty Herndon Releases First Single From Upcoming Album “Jacob”

FILE PHOTO: Ty Herndon in Nashville. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

“Till You Get There” is the debut single from Grammy-nominated and Dove Award-winning Fort Worth country artist Ty Herndon. The song from his next album JACOB ships to country radio Monday and is available to stream and download now here.

“This song is about the trials and tribulations we all face in life – big and small – that can feel so overwhelming and daunting when they happen. But I believe it all happens exactly as God intended, and we don’t always know what all those bumps mean along our journeys until we reach the end. I wanted to kick off this album with a fun, uplifting, and uplifting song that we can all relate to, and I think we succeeded,” Herndon said in a press release.

The singer co-wrote the track with Jamie Floyd, Erik Halbig and Jimmy Thow, who is also the track’s producer.

According to the press release, CMT’s Cody Alan said, “This isn’t just a comeback song for Ty Herndon – it’s everyone comeback song. Every country fan can relate to these lyrics. Perfectly written for 2022.

‘Till You Get There’ kicks off Herndon’s first album of all-new music since 2016 house on fire. Release scheduled for July 15 JACOB is described as “the culmination of a lifetime of hard fought struggles and hard-won triumphs. Herndon’s most personal album to date invites listeners to accompany him from dark to light – a journey he has taken back and forth. As he recounts new parts of his life never shared before, the music charts a path to where Herndon finds himself today – a destination marked by recovery, inner strength and peace. With each song based on experiences from his own life – part country, part rock, part gospel – but entirely Ty Herndon – the country luminary captured the pain, grief and redemption that are universal to the human experience. .

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The album will be accompanied by the release of a new 10-episode podcast hosted by Herndon in partnership with Pivotal Moments Media and featuring conversations with renowned artists discussing their struggles and victories throughout their health journeys. mental. The series is designed to reflect the themes of JACOB and will be launched in June.

In 2014, Herndon became the first major male country artist to go public as an exclusive with People magazine. Soon after, he hosted a one-of-a-kind country music event, The Concert for Love and Acceptance, now an annual event that provides a stage for LGBTQ and allied artists. In 2020, he established the Foundation for Love & Acceptance to continue his work on behalf of LGBTQ youth.

Listen to “Till You Get There” below:

— Based on staff reports

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