Nashville-based country artist Jacob Rice is on the rise with the release of his highly anticipated 5-song EP, “Open Tabs At Empty Bars,” and a deluxe edition with eight tracks this summer. After establishing himself with the release of “Whatever Floats Your Boat” and awards such as “Rising Talent” from the Bluebird Cafe and “Artist To Watch” from The Listening Room Cafe, Rice is back with a good friend and producer of his debut EP, James Sinclair-Stott, to build off the success they found with “Whatever Floats Your Boat.”
As the summer approaches, Rice is ready for fans to get a taste of his upcoming EP with the release of three exclusive singles. With influences from Old Dominion, Train, and Billy Currington, Rice’s music will surely put a smile on your face and lift your spirits.
Rice’s impressive track record is reflected in the upcoming EP. “Picture This” captures a carefree day on the boardwalk with its upbeat blend of country vibes. The honest reflection of heartache in “Hurt People” reminds us that even when life feels sunny and bright around us, we can still struggle internally – an emotional journey worth embracing with courage. “5 O’Clock Shadow” encapsulates the essence of country music with its catchy melody, relatable lyrics, and Rice’s love for the simple pleasures in life.
The upcoming EP by Rice showcases his impressive track record. “Picture This” is a lively country-style track that paints a picture of a joyful day spent on the boardwalk. In contrast, “Hurt People” is a poignant reflection on heartbreak and reminds listeners that struggles can persist even during happier times. “5 O’Clock Shadow” is a relatable country tune that celebrates life’s simple joys with a catchy melody. Rice’s EP appears to offer a range of emotions and themes, demonstrating his versatility as an artist. Fans of Rice’s music are likely to appreciate the EP’s heartfelt honesty and variety.
As Rice’s career continues to take off, “Open Tabs At Empty Bars” serves as a reminder to embrace the good times and focus on the beauty of life. Rice hopes to give you something to float to this summer and encourages fans to keep up with his musical activities. Check out his website for updates on the EP “Open Tabs At Empty Bars,” which is set to be released on 19th May.
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