It’s no secret that Sam Hunt is a fan of touring the world — the “Downtown’s Dead” singer has frolicked in Hawaii, Mexico, Israel and extra — and the star lately shared the subsequent location on his bucket listing with Kix Brooks of American Country Countdown.
“I need to go over to Greece in some unspecified time in the future, so I’m making an attempt to determine a technique to squeeze that into the schedule within the subsequent yr or so,” he mentioned, by way of Nash Country Daily.
“I actually love Central America. Like, you possibly can journey there and dwell there for affordable, so it’s not like, you understand, I’m gonna have to interrupt the financial institution to do a few of this touring,” Hunt added. “We love to do the minimal factor—my spouse and I—so we’ll go keep in just a bit hut within the jungle for per week or two at a time, and we adore it, so these are just a few locations that I’m wanting ahead to spending extra time.”
Hunt wed Hannah Lee Fowler in April 2017 and lately advised Taste of Country that it has been “tough” balancing his profession with spending that newlywed time together with his spouse.
“It’s a difficult factor as a result of we simply acquired married a yr in the past and we’ve talked about having youngsters and she or he’s like ‘Well I need us to spend our time collectively earlier than we now have youngsters,'” the 33-year-old defined. “With as busy as I’ve been with music it hasn’t actually felt like we’ve gotten to have that younger grownup marriage time to actually bond. So we’ve compartmentalized that somewhat bit and tried to additionally incorporate that into what I’m doing as we tour and do that music factor. It’s simply such a blessing that we’re figuring it out and we’re making it work.”
Hunt is about to hit the highway with Luke Bryan’s What Makes You Country XL Tour on the finish of July and is hoping he can get into the studio within the fall, although he shared that his new music is perhaps a bit completely different than what followers have heard from him beforehand.
“So far, my music has been influenced by popular culture. And I’ve used my popular culture foresight to create a sound that I believed can be efficient in at this time’s instances,” he defined. “Now I’m not paying as a lot consideration to that. I feel as I proceed to put in writing songs, I’ll lean on nation roots I feel somewhat greater than the place the tradition goes, musically. So I don’t understand how that may work out, in the end, however I feel will probably be enjoyable for me to sort of create a extra pure model of the music that’s been influenced by my nation background.”
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