Gone West has released its debut album, Canyons. The band –– consisting of singer Colbie Caillat, songwriter Jason Reeves, Hawaiian recording artist Justin Kawika Young and singer Nelly Joy, was originally formed in 2018 after successful individual careers as recording artists and songwriters.
The members of the group have known each other for more than a decade. Nelly and Jason are married, while Colbie and Justin recently broke off their engagement. The band takes its name as a homage to their homes states—Iowa, Texas, California and Hawaii—which are all west of their current Nashville residence.
Each of the members of Gone West shared in the writing of all 13 songs on Canyons, which also features songwriters Tom Douglas, Liz Rose, Nathan Chapman and more. The album’s lead single, “What Could’ve Been” is currently No. 30 on the Billboard Country Airplay chart – you can listen to it at the link: here
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