Jealous Haters Since 1998!
Home | News | Reviews | Day In Rock | RockNewsWire | Singled Out | Tour Dates/Tix | Feeds

Jennifer Nettles Talks New Album and Sports (Recap)


.
On Monday Jennifer Nettles Talks New Album and Sports was a top story. Here is the recap: (Radio.com) "I love that 'Centerfield' song. Who is it that sings it?" Country music star Jennifer Nettles trilled a few lines from John Fogerty's smash hit from 1985 in her warm, lilting voice during a recent interview with Radio.com.

"I don't know who sings it, but that's a good one," she smiled when asked which tune she would choose as entrance music if she were an athlete as opposed to being one half of country's most popular acts of the last ten years.

Both as a solo performer and as Sugarland's singer, Nettles has soared to the top of the charts and into the hearts of fans around the world with her sincere lyricism and intimate vocal styling.

With Sugarland on hiatus in part so the singer can bond with her one-year-old son Magnus, Nettles released the solo single "That Girl" last summer. The clever and inventive track, which serves as something of an answer to Dolly Parton's classic 1973 single, "Jolene," set up the release of a full-length album (also titled That Girl) this past January, which debuted at No. 5 on the Billboard 200 and took the No.1 spot on the Top Country Albums chart.

"This album is so intimate and personal, it doesn't feel like that big anthemic stuff," she explained when asked if any of her new music would work as a crowd-rousing sports anthem. "From my Sugarland records, 'Wide Open' I would say could definitely work in a sporty world."

It's an apt choice, as the track was featured on 2010′s AT&T Team USA Soundtrack, a compilation album from which a chunk of the profits benefited Team USA for that year's Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada.

"I've gotten to meet a couple of people here and there," she said in regards to personal encounters with famous athletes on the road. "The (NFL's New Orleans) Saints coach Sean Peyton. He's dear friends with Kenny Chesney, and when we were out on tour with Kenny, we got to meet Sean. I've been really close to a couple of players, especially on Kenny's tour, because he's so (into) football. They were there watching. I'm so not sporty it's hard to be specific."

While Nettles is admittedly not exactly a sports maven, she's open to the idea of her son Magnus growing up to become an athlete if he grows up to choose the sporting life.

"I think the joy of being able to use one's body and sports are super beneficial on a lot of levels, especially for young men," she explained. "There are so many lessons that can be learned, and life lessons within that. Not to mention, most importantly the joy I think that one can get from it, which is the same way I feel about music. People say, 'are you going to encourage him to be a musician?' I hope that he finds joy in music. What he does with that is up to him. Same thing for sports. I hope that he finds joy in that."

Nettles does draw the line, - however

Radio.com is an official news provider for antiMusic.com.
Copyright Radio.com/CBS Local - Excerpted here with permission.

Jennifer Nettles Tour Dates/Tickets

Jennifer Nettles CDs, DVDs and MP3s

Jennifer Nettles T-shirts and Posters

Jennifer Nettles CDs, vinyl and rarities



.


...end




.
News Reports
.
Day in Rock:
Megadeth Star Captures UFO On Video- Singer Loses Child Sex Crimes Sentencing Appeal- Ozzy Osbourne Reveals Memoirs Of A Madman Details- Kurt Cobain Biopic- more

Day in Pop Man Found Dead in Dumpster After Jason Aldean Concert- Duran Duran Suing Their Own Fan Club- Lauryn Hill Removes Fan From Concert For Heckling- Weird Al No. 1- more

B-Sides: Tom Petty Streaming New Album Online For Free- Slash Debuts Songs From Forthcoming Album World On Fire- Chris Slade Looks Back On Leaving AC/DC- more

 Subscribe To Day in Rock

.
 
Reviews
.

Yes - Heaven & Earth

RockPile: Broods- Neomythics

Colt 45 - The Tide Is Turning

Toto - 35th Anniversary Tour Live from Poland

Rob Zombie - The Zombie Horror Picture Show

Rock Reads: Counting Down Bruce Springsteen: His 100 Finest Songs

Michael Franti and Spearhead's Soulshine Tour

Tom Keifer - The Way Life Goes

Live: Fall Out Boy and Paramore Monumentour

Road Trip: Kentucky's Bluegrass Country- Don't Miss These Five Attractions

Cyndi Lauper - She's So Unusual 30th Anniversary Special Edition

Road Trip: Rock Candy- Macon, Georgia's Music Tour

Road Trip: Odysea in the Desert- Scottsdale's A-Maze-Ing New Attraction

Road Trip: Key West: Where Florida Ends and the Fun Begins

Road Trip: Mudbug Madness- Shreveport, Louisiana's Salute to the Crawfish

Ted Nugent - SHUTUP&JAM!

Quick Flicks: Losing LeBron


.
.
.

Search for Tickets

Or Browse For Tickets

.
.
Today's Rock News
.

Megadeth Star Captures UFO On Video

Singer Loses Child Sex Crimes Sentencing Appeal

Ozzy Osbourne Reveals Memoirs Of A Madman Details

Courtney Love Discusses Possible Kurt Cobain Biopic

Edgar Winter to Pay Tribute To Brother Johnny On Tour

Rob Zombie Sorry For Cutting Show Short

Smashing Pumpkins Finish Recording New Album

Corrosion Of Conformity Drummer Suffers Shoulder Injury

Ill Nino Release 'Live Like There's No Tomorrow' Video

Status Quo Releasing Frantic Four Live Packages

AFI Frontman Asks Fans To Jumpstart Feature Film

I Killed The Prom Queen Release 'Bright Enough' Video

Organizers Discuss John Bonham Memorial Fund Benefit Concert

Joe Bonamassa Had To Push Himself On New Album

Ghost Fans Strike Back At Breakup Petition

Symphony X To Begin Recording New Album

Purson Announce Tour and EP Release

Also Eden Recruit Mr So & So's Andy Rigler

I Am I Singer Explains Lineup Change

Audrey Horne Reveal Album Release Details


Subscribe to Day in Rock Report by Email

.
.
Today's Pop News
.

Man Found Dead in Dumpster After Jason Aldean Concert

Duran Duran Suing Their Own Fan Club

Lauryn Hill Removes Fan From Concert For Heckling

T.I. Denies Ghostwritering For Iggy Azalea

Weird Al Scores His First No. 1 Album

Adele Awarded Five-Figure In Son's Photos Case

Whitney Houston's Mother Slams Lifetime Biopic

Randy Travis Releasing New Album Next Month

Miley Cyrus Guest Stars In Pharell's 'Come Get It Bae' Video

Nicki Minaj Teases Ariana Grande and Jessie J Collaboration

Luke Bryan Offering Two Military Branch Members Free Tickets

Busta Rhymes Leaves Cash Money Without Releasing An Album

Jack White Reportedly Had Wretched Time At Cubs Game

Beyonce Channels 'Rosie the Riveter' on Instagram

Glee and Disney Stars Want Their Band R5 Taken Seriously

Singled Out: Dussel Has Friends' Cold War

More News

.
 
anti Worthy Links
.
The Screen Door A Journal of Musical Things Lloyd Zeffler blog Demolish Mag Nightwatcher's House of Rock CJ Chilvers Deja Voodoo The 1st Five thecopycat.biz Hard Rock Memorabilia Day in Rock @twitter

.
  .
.

Click Here to Buy T-Shirts!
Click Here to Buy T-Shirts!



 

Tell a Friend about this page - Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email - Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2014 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved. antiMusic works on a free link policy for reprinting of our original articles, click here for details. Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.