Nashville, TN- Country superstar Tim McGraw’s “Southern Girl” is being released to radio today as the fourth single from his Big Machine Records debut, TWO LANES OF FREEDOM. The “seductively melodic” (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) track has had an infectious reaction from fans on the TWO LANES OF FREEDOM 2013 Tour, which continues to sell out venues coast to coast.
“At the beginning of the tour, we threw a lot of new songs into the set list, and that’s always a risky thing when an album is so brand new,” said McGraw. “It didn’t take a whole weekend out there before the girls were shouting at us to play ‘Southern Girl.’ The song has a really cool groove to it that just gets everyone moving and sets the right tone for a perfect summer night.”
McGraw has hit a new top speed on the TWO LANES OF FREEDOM 2013 Tour that has capacity crowds topping out at more 21,000 fans a night, while catching a renewed level of excitement from music critics.
“McGraw is approaching two decades since he broke big at mainstream country radio with 1994′s Not a Moment Too Soon. To maintain any career at the top for that long requires major stamina and showmanship. It requires a keen ear for timeless songs and for the kind of craftsmanship that accentuates the positives and compensates for the negatives. McGraw has held his own amidst a slew of male hatted and not-hatted country singers since his ascent. Some have burned bright and then flamed out. But he’s still here.” Dallas Morning News
“The man sweats star power and has an effortless, sexy swagger that make it hard to believe he’s a mere mortal, yet he performs with humility, smiling at the response from the crowd as if he’s genuinely surprised they like him.” Tampa Tribune
“With substance vastly overpowering flash, the country legend was in top form Friday night at USANA Amphitheatre, unleashing a set of hits spanning 20 years.”
Salt Lake Tribune