Riley Green Announces New Album Due Out October 13 & Feat Jelly Roll Plus A Tim McGraw Cover
Updated: Aug 30
Riley Green thrilled fans by announcing his upcoming album during a spectacular opening performance for fellow star Morgan Wallen. The exhilarating event took place at a sold-out Ohio Stadium, and this week revealed the track listing for the 12 song project.
Known for his soulful voice and heartfelt songwriting, Green, surprised the crowd by sharing the news of his highly anticipated album “Ain’t My Last Rodeo.” The announcement heightened the already electric atmosphere, with fans cheering wildly for the artist's new musical endeavor. He confirmed that his second record would be dropping this October 13th.
As he opened for Morgan Wallen, Green flawlessly blended his signature sound with an added dash of excitement. He followed the announcement by performing his unreleased song “My Last Rodeo,” which showcased Riley Green's exceptional stage presence through raw storytelling and a powerful melody. His tearjerking song resonated deeply, offering a glimpse into his personal experience with his granddaddy’s passing.
As the night drew to a close, Green expressed his gratitude to the audience for their unwavering support. The anticipation for his upcoming album soared, promising a collection of songs that would undoubtedly touch hearts and captivate ears.
Of the new album out October 13th Riley says, “I was fortunate enough to grow up within about three miles of my grandparents, so they were a huge part of my growing up and who I am—and this album is a lot of who I am,” says Riley Green. “This is really the first time I was able to really take my time, write and record songs that really felt like a cohesive album—I’m really proud of it and want to thank the fans for all of their encouragement—I hope y’all enjoy it.”
The album promises to focus on the stories that showcase Green's signature no-gimmick, undeniably Country sound fans have come to know, plus stories we can all place ourselves in, digging deeper into the Florida native's values.
Bringing family values to the forefront of the new album, the title track “My Last Rodeo,” which Green wrote solo following one of the final conversations he had with his late Grandaddy Buford while in the hospital. Buford Green was accredited as brains behind converting his great-grandparents’ home into the Golden Saw Music Hall and for is for Riley’s musical appreciation, education and inspiration.
Fans of Green will also be excited as several songs he’d been testing for his millions of fans on social media, including previously released “Mississippi or Me,” as well as fan favorites “Raised Up Right,” and “God Made A Good Ol’ Boy.”
Via Riley's Instagram
Amongst the new tracks is a duet with Jelly Roll entitled “Copenhagen In A Cadillac" as well as a cover of the Tim McGraw classic "Damn Country Music"
The former Jacksonville State University quarterback is currently riding a huge wave of success—after playing to an average of 65,000 fans each night serving as direct support for Morgan Wallen and Luke Combs this year, Green headlined his hometown festival Rock The South and has sold ~85,000 tickets across his 17 headlining shows. In addition to many outdoor lifestyle brand partnerships, Green was also recently named the latest spokesperson for Gildan and stars in their latest commercial. Is it October 13th yet?
Ain’t My Last Rodeo Track List:
“Damn Country Music” – (Jessi Alexander, Cary Barlowe, Josh Thompson)
“They Don’t Make ‘Em Like That No More” – (Riley Green, Chris Lindsey, Aimee Mayo)
“Mississippi Or Me” – (Riley Green, Tyler Reeve, Josh Thompson)
“Different ‘Round Here (featuring Luke Combs)” – (Riley Green, Randy Montana, Jonathan Singleton)
“Ain’t Like I Can Hide It” – (Riley Green, Chris Dubois, Bobby Pinson)
“Copenhagen In A Cadillac (featuring Jelly Roll)” – (Riley Green, Erik Dylan, Wyatt McCubbin)
“Damn Good Day To Leave” – (Riley Green, Erik Dylan, Jonathan Singleton, Nick Walsh)
“My Last Rodeo” – (Riley Green)
“Workin’ On Me” – (Riley Green, Rhett Akins, Randy Montana)
“Raised Up Right” – (Riley Green, Jeremy Bussey, Chris Dubois, Lynn Hutton)
“God Made a Good Ol’ Boy” – (Riley Green, Erik Dylan, Wyatt McCubbin, Jonathan Singleton)
“Ain’t My Damn To Give” – (Riley Green, Tucker Beathard, Ben Simonetti, Jonathan Singleton)