(Nashville, Tenn. – March 27, 2018) – NBC’s “The Voice” alum and Country singer-songwriter, James Dupré has released “Hurt Good” to Country radio.
The soul-piercing track spotlights a relationship of deep chemistry that leads to unimaginable feelings and temptation between two individuals. “‘Hurt Good‘” is about a relationship that progresses unexpectedly and faster than anticipated. Now that they are in it, it’s all they can think about, and they can’t get enough of it,” comments Dupré. “I immediately loved the feel of the song; it’s such a dark and sexy lyric.”
Dupré pairs the edgy lyrics with his deep vocal tone, singing, “You’re a twisty road that I can’t un-drive. You’re the perfect knot that I can’t untie, and I don’t wanna try. Of all the crazy things I’ve ever done, you’re my favorite one.”
The song is the follow-up to his debut release “Stoned To Death” which reached #45 on the Billboard Indicator chart and #33 on the Music Row CountryBreakOut chart.
The track from Dupré’s forthcoming project, written by Nashville hit-makers, Jessi Alexander (“The Climb”, “I Drive Your Truck”), Travis Meadows (“Hot Beer & Cold Women”, “What We Ain’t Got”) and Mike Mobley (“Easy,” “Man of the House”) is produced by Jordan Lehning(Kacey Musgraves, Kree Harrison) and Kyle Lehning (Dan Seals, George Jones, Randy Travis) and is receiving early attention from radio. “James Dupré is one of the more surprising new voices I’ve heard recently, and he’s got a story to match!” Fletch Brown, OM/PD WXFL-FM Florence, AL.
“Hurting never sounded so good!” commented Country music superstar and Dupré’s mentor, Randy Travis. “James Dupré has a voice and a delivery that leaves you shaking your head—so pure, so strong, so effortless. I could listen all day! His talent deserves notice, by all—writers, producers, labels, and listeners. I’m anxious to see ‘Hurt Good’ hit the charts and take wings!”
GrassRoots Promotion is handling radio promotion and booking.
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March 31: Southbound Bar & Grill, Springfield, MO
April 19: Whiskey Jam @ Winners, Nashville, TN
April 21: Scoreboard Bar & Grill, Nashville, TN
May 12: Private Event, Pensacola, FL
July 5: Smith County Fair, Carthage, TN
July 6: Bluebird Café, Vallonia, IN
July 7: Private Event, Brownstown, IN
Sept 22: Private Event, Brownstown, IN
Oct 20: Private Event, Lake Charles, LA
James Dupré was born and raised in Bayou Chicot, Louisiana. The one-time aspiring meteorologist turned paramedic became a YouTube sensation in 2007 upon posting cover videos of Country songs. He received an invitation to perform on “Ellen” and, shortly after, released his debut album It’s All Happening in 2010, which charted on Billboard. After signing a record deal with Warner Music Nashville in 2011, Dupré began performing and touring full-time through 2014. It was shortly thereafter Dupre’ appeared on NBC’s “The Voice” Season 9, where all four coaches turned their chairs around, and ultimately landed his rich, baritone voice a spot on Adam Levine’s team. The father of four recently made his acting debut in the film, The Price, playing the son of a country singer portrayed by Randy Travis. In 2016, Dupre’ was also named one of Rolling Stone’s “10 New Country Artists You Need To Know” and has over 10 million views to his credit on YouTube.