New to This Town

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New to This Town
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 11, 2012 (2012-09-11)
LabelArista Nashville
ProducerKix Brooks
Jay DeMarcus
Kix Brooks chronology
Kix Brooks
New to This Town
Ambush at Dark Canyon (Official Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Singles from New to This Town
  1. "New to This Town"
    Released: March 19, 2012
  2. "Bring It On Home"
    Released: September 4, 2012
  3. "Moonshine Road"
    Released: November 19, 2012
  4. "Complete 360"
    Released: 2013
  5. "There's the Sun"
    Released: 2013
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[1]

New to This Town is the second solo studio album by American country music artist Kix Brooks. It was released on September 11, 2012 via Arista Nashville.[2][3] It is Brooks' first album after his split as one half of Brooks & Dunn.[4] Brooks produced the album and co-wrote nine of its twelve tracks.[5] Its first single, the title track, features Joe Walsh on guitar and was co-produced by Jay DeMarcus, one third of Rascal Flatts.[6] This album was followed by the soundtrack to Brooks' film Ambush at Dark Canyon, for which he composed most of the musical score and also starred in.[7]

Track listing[edit]

1."New to This Town" (featuring Joe Walsh)Kix Brooks, Marv Green, Terry McBride4:20
2."Moonshine Road"Brooks, Leslie Satcher4:20
3."Bring It On Home"Brooks, Rhett Akins, Dallas Davidson3:43
4."There's the Sun"Trent Summar, Brandon Kinney3:05
5."Complete 360"Brooks, Rafe Van Hoy3:15
6."My Baby"Brian White, Bruce Wallace2:54
7."Tattoo"Curly Putman, Brooks, Van Hoy3:24
8."In the Right Place"Akins, Davidson, Ben Hayslip3:47
9."Next to That Woman"Brooks, Rivers Rutherford3:20
10."Let's Do This Thing"Brooks, Satcher2:56
11."Closin' Time at Home"Bob DiPiero, Brooks, David Lee Murphy3:36
12."She Knew I Was a Cowboy"Brooks, Tony Lane, David Lee3:22


Chart performance[edit]


Chart (2012) Peak
US Billboard 200[8] 53
US Billboard Top Country Albums[8] 10


Year Single Peak chart
US Country US Country Airplay
2012 "New to This Town" (with Joe Walsh) 31
"Bring It On Home" 39 44
"Moonshine Road" 42 45
2013 "Complete 360" 49
"There's the Sun" 48
"—" denotes releases that did not chart


  1. ^ Jurek, Thom. "New to This Town review". Allmusic. Retrieved September 11, 2012.
  2. ^ Wyland, Sarah (July 9, 2012). "Kix Brooks to Release Solo Album September 11". Great American Country. Retrieved September 6, 2012.
  3. ^ Conaway, Alanna (July 5, 2012). "Kix Brooks to Release Debut Album September 11". Taste of Country. Retrieved September 6, 2012.
  4. ^ Dauphin, Chuck (July 9, 2012). "Kix Brooks Reboots Solo Career With 'New to This Town'". Billboard. Retrieved September 6, 2012.
  5. ^ Rantala, Caitlin (September 4, 2012). "Kix Brooks' Solo Debut Available For Streaming". MusicRow. Retrieved September 6, 2012.
  6. ^ Darden, Beville (July 5, 2012). "Kix Brooks' 'New to This Town' Album to Hit Stores Sept. 11". The Boot. Retrieved September 6, 2012.
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  8. ^ a b "Chart listing for New To This Town". Billboard. Retrieved September 20, 2012.