exas country newcomer Wynn Williams has just released his debut eponymous full length album. Helmed by producer and songwriter Roger Brown (whose credits include songs with artists ranging from Kenny Chesney and John Michael Montgomery to Tammy Wynette and Barbara Streisand), WYNN WILLIAMS  marks an important, ambitious step for Williams. The album officially released on January 24th, hitting No. 8 on the iTunes Country Albums chart.
A neo-traditionalist in the vein of Keith Whitley and Randy Travis, Williams hones in on expertly crafted classic country melodies and tropes, carrying listeners through raucous rockers like “Hell in July” and surefire first dance wedding songs like “Then You Came True” alike. It may be his first album, but WYNN WILLIAMS announces the 25-year-old Fort Worth, Texas native with authority.

Wynn Williams leans heavily into the sounds and styles that made a whole nation fall in love with country music — from twangy electric guitar solos to the hiss of the fiddle and the shuffle of the most danceable drum beats. Though he shares plenty in common with Texas favorites like Josh Abbott Band and Randy Rogers Band, Wynn Williams is his own kind of Lone Star troubadour.

“This is my first full length album so naturally it’s an exciting time,” Williams says. “We worked so hard to give every kind of country music fan something to like on this album. I grew up on 90s country so that sound is something that we were aiming to capture in the studio — and we achieved that and more. I can’t wait for everyone to hear the album and hopefully come out to a show to see it all unfold live!”

Williams wrote or co-wrote 13 of the 14 songs on the album — all but his standout cover of the 1969 Glen Campbell’s classic “Try a Little Kindness.” Collaborators on the project include producer Brown, Tommy Connors, Nashville Songwriter Hall of Fame writer Byron Hill (George Strait, Alabama), and Jeff Silvey (Easton Corbin, George Strait). Williams and company recorded the album at The Moose Lodge in Goodlettsville, Tennessee.

Catch Williams performing songs from his new album across Texas. His busy tour schedule includes stops at the famous Cheatham Street Warehouse in San Marcos and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

Wynn Williams Track Listing
1.   Tornado (Wynn Williams, Roger Brown, Tommy Connors)
2.   Man What a Woman (Williams, Brown)
3.   Try a Little Kindness (Bobby Austin, Curtis Thomas Sapaugh)
4.   Hell in July (Williams, Brown, Byron Hill)
5.   Her Silhouette (Williams, Brown, Jeff Silvey)
6.   True Colors (Williams, Brown, Connors)
7.   Not a Bad Way to Go (Williams, Brown, Hill)
8.   Then You Came True (Williams, Brown, Silvey)
9.   Out of Mine (Williams)
10.  Smoldering Fire (Williams, Brown)
11.  Take One of Mine (Williams, Brown, Hill)
12.  Yeah Buddy (Williams, Brown, Hill)
13.  FM 1885 (Williams, Brown)
14.  Hide The Whiskey (Williams, Brown, Connors)

About Wynn Williams
Wynn Williams was a steer wrestler throughout high school and college, eventually earning a communication degree from Texas A&M. That’s how he knows the rodeo life closely mimics that of a touring country artist. The lessons learned from years in a competitive and intense sport are serving him well on the national stage as he launches his self-titled album. The compilation showcases the cowboy lifestyle Williams loves so much and introduces a unique neo-traditional country sound invoking artists like George Strait and Keith Whitley. To Williams, country music is a family tradition left behind from a grandfather he never met. Warren Edwards was a singer and musician invited to join Bob Wills and The Texas Playboys as a touring musician during their prime. Warren unfortunately had to decline the offer as his responsibilities lay at home with his wife and daughters, but every now and then Wynn will surprise his audience with some western swing as tribute. Williams keeps a busy touring schedule, bringing his brand of music all across the Lone Star state. 

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