Hear Christopher Denny Triumph Over His Past in 'Watch Me Shine'

Embattled singer-songwriter's sophomore LP due out August 5 via Partisan Records

Hear Christopher Denny Triumph Over His Past in 'Watch Me Shine'
WRITTEN BY
Killian Young

It's been nearly seven years since Little Rock native Christopher Denny released his debut album, Age Old Hunger. In that span of time, the heart-on-the-sleeve country singer has had his lows, struggling with addiction and an earlier, failed attempt at making a second record. Now clean, Denny returns with the jubilant "Watch Me Shine," taken from his sophomore LP, If the Roses Don't Kill Us, which will be released on August 5 via Partisan Records.

He told Fader that the lyrics were "just about some of the more fucked-up times in my life," but Denny's resonant voice shimmers with defiant, positive energy, buoyed by warm guitar strumming and intermittent piano. Check out Christopher Denny's "Watch Me Shine" below, and pre-order If the Roses Don't Kill Us at Partisan Records or iTunes. Scroll down further for Denny's upcoming tour dates alongside Strand of Oaks.

Christopher Denny tour dates:

August 7 - Boston, MA @ Great Scott
August 8 - Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground Lounge
August 9 - Montreal, QC @ Il Motore
August 11 - Toronto, ON @ The Drake
August 12 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Club Cafe
August 14 - Cincinatti, OH @ MOTR Pub
August 15 - Bloomington, IN @ Russian Recording
August 16 - Goshen, IN @ Ignition Music Garage
August 18 - Milwaukee, WI @ The Pabst
August 19 - Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry
August 21 - St. Louis, MO @ Off Broadway
August 22 - Kansas City, MO @ Riot Room
August 23 - Denver, CO @ Hi-Dive
August 24 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
August 26 - Seattle, WA @ Tractor Tavern
August 27 - Vancouver, BC @ The Biltmore
August 28 - Portland, OR @ Doug Fir
August 30 - San Francisco, CA @ The Independent
August 31 - Santa Cruz, CA @ Crepe Place
September 3 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo
September 4 - San Diego, CA @ The Casbah
September 5 - Phoenix, AZ @ Last Exit
September 7 - Dallas, TX @ Three Links
September 9 - Austin, TX @ Lamberts
September 10 - Birmingham, AL @ Bottletree
September 11 - Atlanta, GA @ The Earl
September 12 - Nashville, TN @ High Watt
September 13 - Durham, NC @ Pinhook
September 14 - Washington, DC @ DC9
September 15 - Brooklyn, NY @ Rough Trade
September 19 - Philadelphia, PA @ Boot & Saddle

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