Posted: August 8, 2022
‘Gratitude changes everything’: Country music star Joe Nichols on his new album
By Movieguide® Contributor
Country music star Joe Nichols wants his new album, “Good Day for Living”, to remind his listeners to live each day with gratitude.
“You know, gratitude changes everything, [your] perspective on everything. So this song is about a fun and simple way to have a little gratitude for the day. Like I said, it’s a positive message in a negative world,” he said. share with Fox News Digital.
As he draws inspiration from music legends like George Strait and Merle Haggard, he realizes that the music world is often centered around negativity and anger.
“A lot of the music that comes out, even the fun stuff, has a bit of an edgy tone to it,” Nichols explained. “You know, there’s a lot of anger coming your way from a lot of different directions.”
Nichols’ music career began in 2002 and has received over 500 million streams since then.
Fans continue to love his music today. “A part of most valuable comments I’ve ever had today, which is, ‘This song sounds like you’re you,’ which is a consistent thing over the past 20 years,” he said. “As long as the fans appreciate and connect with what I do, then, you know, I care around the world.”
He also recently jumped into the acting world with a small role in MURDER AT YELLOWSTONE CITY, which Movieguide® did not review.
He shared with Fox News Digital that he wanted to take “small steps” in the film industry.
“It gave me a little chance to be on screen and do things that resemble comedy,” he said. said of his role in the film.
Throughout his career, whether in music or acting, Nichols emphasizes the importance of gratitude in his life.
“I sit down and look at the last 20 years and I think, ‘Wow, it felt like it just started yesterday.’ And then some days I’m like, ‘Wow, I feel like I’ve lived five lifetimes,’” he shared.
“I am grateful for every moment”, Nichols reflected on his career. “You know, the hard times. It took the hard times to appreciate the good times, and I do today.