There’s certainly no shortage of guys in country music who love to head out into the woods and hunt, but Granger Smith just may be the only one who actually takes a bow and arrow out on the road with him. The Texas native says even though there’s no doubt he enjoys what he does, sometimes he just needs a diversion.
“I am desperately searching for things to kinda get my mind off of music sometimes. It’s either music or it’s family and I have two little ones at home. So it’s either I’m with them and I’m 100% when I’m with them or it’s music and I’m 100% with music…” Granger says. “So I thought at some point, I’ve got to take a bow and arrow out on the road in the bus, so that if I have ten minutes, I could shoot that bow a little bit, even if it’s in a city parking lot, and kinda get my mind off of it.”
Granger says taking a break with his bow and arrow actually has a lot in common with the vibe of his first top ten hit, “Backroad Song.”
“It’s a song that I wrote, kinda about the freedom of the open road. Windows down, sun shining, doesn’t matter what happened yesterday or tomorrow. It’s actually a little bit about like when I’m shooting the bow,” he says.
Remington, Granger’s debut album for Wheelhouse Records, is due in stores and online March 4.
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