Keith Urban Making EDM-Country Album With Nile Rodgers (Recap)

On Thursday Keith Urban Making EDM-Country Album With Nile Rodgers was a top story. Here is the recap: (Radio.com) Nile Rodgers recently announced music festival FOLD (Freak Out/Let's Dance) at Santa Clara Vineyards on Long Island, NY isn't the only high profile project the legendary Chic member is working on these days. On the recording side of things, Rodgers has let it be known that he is working with Keith Urban on EDM-inspired country music.

A report from Yahoo! details spending some time with Rodgers, where he seemed anxious to get back to work, and played the reporter a couple of rough tracks from his time with Urban, that are being described as an EDM-country hybrid. One song is even described as mixing Urban's banjo plucking with a pulsing club beat.

As for how Urban's fans might react to the new sound, Rodgers is optimistic, comparing him to David Bowie, who also received a backlash when working with Rodgers on Let's Dance. Read more - here.

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