Max King, a country singer-songwriter from a town outside of Pittsburgh, PA, is currently residing in Music City to pursue his musical journey. Influenced by the greats of country music including Phil Vassar, Tim McGraw, Kenny Chesney, and Brooks and Dunn, King has always taken pride in showcasing an electric live performance to entertain high energy crowds. Throughout his adolescence, Max gained performance experience playing for hometown crowds at local restaurants and open mic nights, accompanying himself on acoustic guitar. Following his high school graduation, King chose to continue his studies in Nashville, TN at Belmont University to pursue a degree in Music Business while continuing to chase his entertainment dreams.
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RISING SINGER-SONGWRITER MAX KING RETURNS WITH HIS SECOND SINGLE “PAST THE PAINT”
NASHVILLE, TENN. (Nov. 2021) 一 Pittsburgh native and Music City resident, Max King, is preparing to release his second single titled, Past the Paint - a heartfelt, lyrically driven narrative. Co-penned by King, Ryan Kohn, and Cruise Cauvin, Past the Paint, features King’s signature vocal style that will have you undoubtedly rolling your windows down while reminiscing on the good-ole-days. Past the Paint will be available on all online retailers and streaming platforms in early 2022.
King’s debut single, Got Me Again, earned him Spotify editorial placement on Spotify’s Fresh Finds: Country playlist. Previously, King had earned a songwriting credit on the iTunes Top 20 Charting single “She Goes To Work” recorded by Jake Dodds. The single earned a spot at #11 on the iTunes Country chart and has re-charted twice since its initial release. The viral song has been added to many notable playlists including New Music Nashville, and playlists curated by CMT. King collaborated with rising songwriters Jake Dodds, Sam Johnson, and John Pate to create the viral TikTok single dedicated to women working on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic.
RISING SINGER-SONGWRITER MAX KING DEBUTS WITH NEW COUNTRY HIT “GOT ME AGAIN”
Nashville, TN (08/26)- Pittsburgh native and Music City resident, Max King is preparing to release his debut single, Got Me Again, a rhythmically-driven narrative loaded with nostalgia of hometown memories, this Thursday, August 26th, 2021. Co-penned by Max King, Sam Johnson, Andrew Hall, Blake Davis, and PJ North, Got Me Again features country-as-can-be guitar licks and King’s signature vocal style that will have you undoubtedly rolling your windows down while reminiscing on the good-ole-days. Got Me Again will be available on all online retailers and streaming platforms on August 26th at 12am.
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“Honestly, [Got Me Again] was a song that had gotten lost in my catalog after I wrote it.” says King. “ Almost a year later, I came back across it and decided I wanted to start playing it live, kind of as a test. It quickly became a crowd favorite and I knew it would be a great debut single. I feel like we wrote a perfect song for the upcoming fall as it has a really great warm, nostalgic, hometown feel.”
Max King’s most recent accomplishment was earning songwriting credit on theiTunes Top 20 Charting single “She Goes To Work” by Jake Dodds. The single earned a spot at #11 on the iTunes charts and re-entered two additional times, as well as garnering more than 700,000+ streams to date. King collaborated with rising songwriters Jake Dodds, Sam Johnson, and John Pate to create the Tik-Tok viral single dedicated to women working on the front-lines during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Background: From right outside of Pittsburgh. Moved to Nashville at 18
First get involved in Music: Was always interested in music. Grew up listening to my father. When my brother got a guitar for Christmas one year, I wanted to start playing as well. I taught myself how to play guitar and began gigging in highschool.
Musical Influences: Tim McGraw, Phil Vassar, Kenny Chesney, Brooks and Dunn, Elton John
Career: American Idol my senior year of high school. Began playing broadway and traveling upon moving to Nashville.
Style: Country Rock with pop elements
Accomplishments: First single earned editorial spotify playlisting. First cut as a songwriter earned over 3 million views on social media and charted at number 11 on the ITunes Chart. Made it through initial rounds of TV show American Idol.
Interests: Football, Cooking, Golf, Travelling
Drive: Seeing the audience have the time of their life, regardless of crowd size.
Embarrassing: one time, I stepped off stage awkwardly and broke my ankle in front of a pretty large crowd. I hyped my self up into believing I just sprained it because I had to get right back on stage. The next morning I woke up and went to the hospital. Turned out I broke my ankle and tore two tendons. I had to spend the next few weeks on stage in a boot.
Dreams/ Goals: Become Established Songwriter, Begin touring with other artists and friends, later become known as artist. Dream venues include Heinz Field and Red Rocks amphitheatre
Remembered: Extremely high energy and the most entertaining performer.
Writing: I had very minimal experience writing before moving to Nashville. A professor convinced me to pursue songwriting after he heard one of my first songs. Draw lots of inspiration from real life events.
Favorite songs to perform: I love to play anything that we can make really loud and bring a lot of energy. My absolute favorites are singing older songs but doing them with a modern heavy rock feel. Some of my favorite artists to cover are Hank Williams, Travis Tritt, and Garth Brooks.
Subject Line: Max King to Release New Single, “Past The Paint”!
Dear The Nash News Team,
I hope this email finds you well. I am reaching out on behalf of country artist, Max King, in hopes that you will consider sharing his new single, “Past The Paint,” with your audience. The single is set for release on February 4th, 2022.
King and his team have admired the work done by The Nash News for several years now. The way your company shines a light on up-and-coming country artists is both appreciated and inspiring. King combines his country and pop roots to create energy-inducing melodies that your company and audience would love.
Max King is a Pennsylvania native and current Nashville, Tennessee resident. King’s current single, “Got Me Again,” allowed him to gain much attraction after it was added to several playlists including Spotify’s Fresh Finds: Country playlist. He also gained major songwriting credit after his cut, “She Goes To Work,” recorded by Jake Dodds, debuted at number 11 on the iTunes Country Chart.
King has had the opportunities to open for several notable performers including Jerrod Niemann and Phil Vassar, among others.
I appreciate you taking the time to read this email and hope you consider sharing, “Past The Paint” by Max King upon its release on February 4th, 2022.
I am more than happy to send along a proper press release, or any other documents you would like to see to help better your consideration toward sharing “Past The Paint,” with your audience.
I will follow up with you as the release date for, “Past The Paint,” nears. Hope to hear from you soon!