Nashville, Tenn. (April 5, 2023) — Heartland, best known for its No. 1 Billboard charting and platinum-selling smash country hit, “I Loved Her First,” announced today its return to the music scene. The ACM-nominated band, comprised of original members Craig Anderson,Todd Anderson, and Mike Myerson, is currently in-studio working on all-new music. Heartland’s lineup will feature a new lead vocalist, Lance Horton.
“Todd, Mike, and myself are so excited to relaunch the project we’ve been a part of our entire adult lives and are super stoked to have Lance, who we’ve worked with for a number of years now, joining us for this next chapter,” says Craig Anderson. “We have a great team working with us and are very much looking forward to showing everyone what’s coming up soon.”
Heartland’s new album, set for release later this year, will be available via Yellowhammer Music Group. Jimmy Ritchie (Jake Owen, Clay Walker, Mark Chesnutt) will helm the project as producer. The forthcoming compilation will mark Heartland’s first new music release in over a decade.
“It’s been an awesome ride from the time Todd and I started this and we can’t wait to get back out there and see our friends all over the country again,” adds Anderson.
More details on Heartland’s new project will be announced soon.
*Photo Credit: Justin Mayotte
Heartland is an American country music band from Huntsville, Alabama. Today the group consists of Craig Anderson (guitar/vocals), Todd Anderson (drums), Mike Myerson (lead guitar) and newcomer Lance Horton on lead vocals. Signed to Lofton Creek Records in 2006, the band topped the country charts that year with its debut single, “I Loved Her First”, also the title track to its debut album. The song became a No. 1 Billboard charting hit and achieved platinum-selling status. The group’s radio success led it to multiple major award nominations including ACM’s “Single of the Year” and “New Group or Duo of the Year.”
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