Keith Urban is working with new producers and co-writers and recording in new studios for his next studio album. It's all an effort to shake things up for him musically, and so far it seems to be working.
Keith tells The Tennessean, “I wanted to have everything around me be totally unfamiliar to me and I think it’s great in a sense that all sorts of stuff is coming out that I normally haven’t done before."
Keith has about six or seven songs for the new project, which he expects to release next year. One of the songs deals with his life in the past six years since going through rehab. That doesn't mean it's overly serious, though.
"I like it because it got represented in a song that’s otherwise pretty upbeat," Keith says of his post-rehab experience, "and I didn’t think that would be the place for that kind of lyric, but it works.”
Keith also plans to launch a full U.S. tour next year.
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