New Music Wrap Up: Bella Mackenzie, Taylor Moss, Adam Brand & More!

8 August 2022 | 12:54 pm | Mallory Arbour

Here’s a wrap up of all the new releases in the country world!

Bella Mackenzie

Bella Mackenzie (Image: Supplied)

As well as the featured new releases from Amy Sheppard, Melanie Dyer, Noah Thompson, Jamie Lindsay, Lucie Tiger and Madi Colville-Walker, there’s a handful of artists we’re still keen to share! From Abby Christo to Adam Brand, Bella Mackenzie to Taylor Moss, Breland and Lady A and many more, here’s a wrap up of all the new releases in the country world!


Adam Brand – Changing Tunes

From his upcoming album, All Or Nothing, Adam Brand has released Changing Tunes. The song tells of how his family has changed his life for the better.

Abby Christo – Slow Down Girl

From her debut EP of the same name, Abby Christo says Slow Down Girl is “a note to myself to slow down. There is no rush and sometimes we ruin good things by trying to speed them along.” 

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Bella Mackenzie – 1, 2, 3 You & Me

Produced by Rod McCormack, and co-written alongside Bryce SaintyBella Mackenzie’s 1,2,3 You & Me is an up tempo, contemporary country song that is bound to make you sing along. 

Taylor Moss – Both

Another high energy offering, written by Taylor Moss with Michael Paynter and Michael De Lorenzis, Both follows her two consecutive top 10 hits, What Am I Gonna Do? and Get It Girl.

Cassidy-Rae – Lately 

Cassidy-Rae shares her heart and vulnerability in her latest single Lately. The track is about questioning a second chance at romance, risking heartbreak and pain all over again.

Kelsea Ballerini – The Little Things

The Little Things is the third song from Kelsea Ballerini’s forthcoming album, Subject To Change, which is due for release on September 23. It follows Love Is A Cowboy and Heartfirst.

Tyler Joe Miller & Matt Lang – Never Met A Beer

Tyler Joe Miller has teamed up with Matt Lang on the new single Never Met A Beer. The duo co-wrote the catchy track with Jimmy Thow, Danick Dupelle and Tebey Ottoh.

Take Two & Missy Lancaster – Gold

Take Two have teamed with Southbound xo’s Missy Lancaster for Gold, the fourth song from the twin brother duo’s upcoming debut album, When I Grow Up, due for release on August 26.

Leaving Lennox – Not Hurting

Nashville-based Aussie duo, Leaving Lennox have released their new single, Not Hurting, which is an empowering anthem for anyone who is on the backend of a toxic relationship.

Jordan Harvey – Alabama Girl

Scottish singer-songwriter, Jordan Harvey previously teased the new track on TikTok, leading to more than a million views on the platform and growth of more than 10,000 followers in a week.

Craig Morgan – How You Make A Man

Craig Morgan’s How You Make A Man is the lead track from his upcoming 14 track album, God, Family, Country (Deluxe Edition), set to release on November 11.

Kelsey Waldon – Simple As Love

Simple As Love is from Kelsey Waldon’s album, No Regular Dog, which is rooted in deep self-reflection and features her most personal songwriting to date. It’s due for release on August 12.

Breland & Lady A – Told You I Could Drink

Breland says, "Lady A is one of the groups that introduced me to country music, so when I finally got in the studio with [Lady A’s] Charles Kelley, I already had a Lady A collab in mind.”

Mason Horne & Taylor Austin Dye – Tonight I Need You

Mason Horn and Taylor Austin Dye's Tonight I Need You tells a story about someone in a relationship making a mistake and not wanting to go another night without fixing it.

Ben Rector & Thomas Rhett – What Makes A Man

Ben Rector says, “A big part of this record for me was wanting to do things that were exciting and enjoyable, and having Thomas Rhett on this song felt like both.”

Sari Abbott – Too Much Space

Inspired by COVID-19, Sari Abbott penned Too Much Space when shops closed down and people became worried about being close to each other, in a usually inclusive community.

Cass Hopetoun – Barbie Doll

“This song started as a very visual idea of a marriage that had gone stale but, the couple keep up the façade, almost like they’re living in this “picture perfect” dollhouse,” says Cass Hopetoun.

Alana Springsteen – Trust Issues

From her History Of Breaking Up (Part Two) eight-track EP, Trust Issues was written by Alana Springsteen, Sasha Alex Sloan, Jessie Jo Dillon and Nick Bailey.

Josie Laver – Dandelion White

Rising star, Josie Laver’s Dandelion White is about a woman moving on from her circumstance, packing her things and taking off into the night.

Emily Myers – Ain’t Gonna Be Mine

Following her previous single, Unwrite Every Song, Emily Myers Ain't Gonna Be Mine is sure to resonate with anyone who has gone through a breakup.

Grace Amos – Nothing To Say

From her forthcoming debut EP, ALL ABT U, Grace Amos’ latest single, Nothing To Say is deeply relatable track about a person that talks a lot but really has nothing to say at all.

Dylan Scott – Livin’ My Best Life

Dylan Scott has released his long-awaited sophomore LP, Livin’ My Best Life. It was the #1 Country album on both the Australia and New Zealand iTunes chart upon its August 5 release.