Its title and release date are still TBD, but we do already know Brad Paisley’s next album will likely be his most eclectic. The country star has already released the LP’s first single, a provocative, guitar-driven duet with Demi Lovato called “Without a Fight.” And now the country star is revealing more superstar, cross-genre collaborators on the project.
“Mick Jagger has a song on there with me that’s gonna flip you out,” says Paisley in an interview with the syndicated Taste of Country Nights radio show, also listing John Fogerty as a co-writer on the album and hinting at a Timbaland track. “I wanted the collaborations on this record to be collaborations that took me outside what you would typically think.”
Paisley joined the Rolling Stones on stage at a 2013 Philadelphia show. He then opened for the rock icons at their Nashville concert last year. As for Fogerty, the two shared the Grand Ole Opry stage last month, in what was a surprise performance by the Creedence Clearwater Revival legend. But it’s unclear just how he hooked up with Lovato and Timbaland.
Paisley calls his next album “gritty” and “real,” with a track list full of songs about life’s realities. It’s already off to a record-breaking start, as “Without a Fight” marks the biggest radio “add day” of the singer-songwriter’s career. The duet scored 120 adds Monday from combined Mediabase and Billboard monitored country radio stations.