The Wall (Willie Nelson song)

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"The Wall"
Willie Nelson - The Wall.jpg
Single by Willie Nelson
from the album Band of Brothers
Released May 6, 2014
Recorded 2013
Genre Country
Length 3:29
Label Legacy Recordings
Songwriter(s) Willie Nelson, Buddy Cannon
Producer(s) Buddy Cannon
Willie Nelson singles chronology
"Somewhere Between"
(2013)
"The Wall"
(2014)
"Bring it On"
(2014)

"Somewhere Between"
(2013)
"The Wall"
(2014)
"Bring it On"
(2014)

"The Wall" is a song written by country music singer Willie Nelson and producer Buddy Cannon. The track became the first single of Nelson's Band of Brothers.

Overview[edit]

In 2014, Nelson released the album Band of Brothers, his first release composed of all songs written by him since the 1996 release of Spirit.[1]

Nelson co-wrote the song with Buddy Cannon based on his life and experiences on the road. "The Wall" became the first single of the album. The official video was released through Rolling Stone on May 6, 2014.[2] It was made available for download on digital stores on the same day, while it was given for free to those who preordered the album.[1] In June 2014, Nelson released through his website an acoustic version of the song.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "SONY/Legacy Recordings Set to Release Band of Brothers, The New Willie Nelson Album, on Tuesday, June 17, 2014". PRNewswire. UBM plc Company. May 6, 2014. Retrieved February 10, 2015. 
  2. ^ Grow, Cory (May 6, 2014). "Watch Willie Nelson's Career-Spanning 'The Wall' Video - Premiere". Rolling Stone. Wenner Media LLC. Retrieved February 10, 2015. 
  3. ^ Stefano, Anna (June 10, 2014). "Willie Nelson, 'The Wall'". The Boot. Taste of Country Network. Retrieved February 10, 2015.