For nation singer Jordan Davis, tune isn’t only a pastime undertaking – it’s in his blood. Davis is a local of Shreveport, Louisiana the place he used to be raised surrounded through tune. The nephew of acclaimed songwriter, Stan Paul Davis, this former LSU Tiger not too long ago launched his debut album, Home State, and credit his upbringing for atmosphere him alongside the trail he walks lately.
“It was one of those things – I was just around music so much and country music in general,” stated Davis. “My uncle was a songwriter and I knew that songwriting was a profession. He’s still one of my favorite writers – I think that’s where – just being around somebody that talented and hearing his music and how he wrote songs I realized that if I’m going to start a career it’s got to be something I love.”
A skilled songwriter in his personal proper, Davis co-wrote Home State with companions Steven Dale Jones and Justin Ebach. Davis reveals inspiration for his songs throughout him, even though once in a while he has to paintings for it.
“I’ve definitely woken up with ideas and I’ve put them in my phone but, I mean, for me I kind of have to wrestle with it a little bit,” stated Davis. “Sometimes you just got to sit down, pick your guitar up and hope you come across something. But, I think there’s inspiration everywhere, you got to kind of have an eye for it.”
All that point spent wrestling concepts into music has paid off finally as Davis reveals himself in rarefied air. His rookie album has climbed the entire method as much as quantity six at the Top Country Albums chart along with cracking the highest 50 of the Billboard Hot 200. Despite his contemporary luck, Davis is taking issues in stride and nonetheless enjoys the straightforward excitement of a a hit Walmart run.
“Man, it’s been unbelievable, just the response from the fans so far – it’s been awesome,” stated Davis. “I walked into Walmart the other day and bought my album which was crazy. I still don’t know if it’s really set in – I never would have thought [it would do] what it’s done.”
When it involves his long term within the trade, Davis simply desires to stay the dream alive.
“As kind of cliche as it sounds, I mean, this was seriously a dream to me,” stated Davis. “I don’t know if there’s a certain thing that I could put a bow on it and ‘Alright now I’ve done it.’ Man, if I could do this for the rest of my life, it’d be incredible.”