They know who I am, where I come from, what I'm about. I go out there and it is what it is. If I feel like doing something, I do it. If I feel like saying something, I say it. If I feel like dancing, I do. If I don't, I don't.
I only record songs that I really like and believe in and can sing with conviction.
It was never intended to make anyone feel uneasy; that was the last thing in the world that I would want to happen
I have always loved Waffle House. It's been like an oasis in the desert many times late at night after one of my concerts.
I don't do the same show on any two nights.
It's great to be able to get up there now and do an hour or 75 minutes of songs they're familiar with.
Shoot, we go through hundreds of songs to find 12, ... It's like that on every album that I do.
New York City is a notoriously hard market to perform country music in.
I know there are a lot of country music fans in New York City but the problem with doing a show in New York City is its very difficult to promote
If you look at it as trying to broaden the appeal and kind of get out of the box and maybe reach some people who otherwise don't become exposed to country music, it could turn out to be a really good thing
People get passionate about a song. It's been my experience if you put out radio candy, something commercial, it doesn't sell records.