Luke Bryan’s music has evolved quite a bit since he first hit the country scene with down-home hits like “Rain Is a Good Thing” and “Country Man.” He’s added little bits of pop influences into the mix, but his fans still love it when Luke sings a good country song. Just check out his recent No. 1 hit, “Huntin’, Fishin’ and Lovin’ Every Day,” which has already become a fan favorite in his live shows.
Now, Luke is giving fans even more of what they want with his brand-new Farm Tour EP, “Here’s to the Farmer.” Each song is inspired by Luke’s experience growing up on his dad’s peanut farm in Georgia and seeing the ups and downs of the farming life firsthand.
Luke says of the new music, “I think some of my fans from the way back will appreciate getting to hear some of that stuff. You’ll get to hear some of that that sounds like my early record stuff. You read what your fans say on socials.”
He jokes, “Now, they’ll probably not like that I went so far back, but either way, it’s fun for me being in the studio cutting songs that I believe in.”
When it comes to choosing songs for the EP, Luke has just a few guidelines to steer the process.
Says Luke, “At the end of the day, it’s just all about, is it a great song that we feel like is worthy of making this EP, and does it go along with that rural [theme].”
The Farm Tour EP, “Here’s to the Farmer,” is released in advance of Luke’s Eighth Annual Farm Tour kicking off Oct. 5 at Culler Farms in Gaston, South Carolina. For a full list of dates, go to LukeBryan.com.