When programs for a specialist golfing profession were derailed by a personal injury, nation songwriter Jake Owen found a guitar rather than looked back again. A indigenous of Vero Seaside, Florida, Owen and his fraternal twin Jarrod was raised in the Florida sunlight playing sports activities like football and soccer before Jake considered golfing and Jarrod to rugby. They continuing their respective sports activities together as learners at Florida Condition School, until a water-skiing incident led to reconstructive medical procedures for Jake. From the golfing team and fighting depression, he lent a neighbor’s electric guitar and passed enough time teaching himself to try out by hearing youth favorites like Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard, Vern Gosdin, and Keith Whitley. Ambitious but inexperienced, with visual appearance and a even baritone, Owen was shortly found playing nation addresses in campus pubs for free beverage and some bucks. Growing sick and tired of addresses, he started penning his very own songs, that have been met using a positive response. This motivated him a lot more to check out his brand-new dream of learning to be a singer, ultimately leading to him to neglect from his remaining university classes — just nine credit hours continued to be on his British and political research level — and check out Nashville. He continuously wrote music in his Bellevue house, and an opportunity lunch meeting discovered manufacturer Jimmy Ritchey (Clay Walker, Tag Chesnutt) befriending the youthful musician. For over a calendar year, the two composed songs jointly, including a monitor known as “Ghost” (also co-written by Chuck Jones) that Kenny Chesney nearly wound up saving — the monitor would later end up being included on Owen’s very own album. Ultimately, his camaraderie with Ritchey resulted in a gathering with Sony/BMG Nashville and led to a record agreement for the established 24-year-old, who currently had his recording basically completed. His debut, Startin’ beside me, appeared in summer season 2006 on RCA, spearheaded from the solitary “Yee Haw.” As the music climbed higher in the graphs, Owen backed the record on the highway by starting for Kenny Chesney. In 2007, the name monitor ballad became the album’s second solitary, reaching quantity six and spending an impressive 35-plus weeks for the Billboard nation chart. “DON’T BELIEVE I Can’t Like You” made an appearance in the summertime of 2008, heralding the discharge of his second full-length, Easy CAN IT, in Feb of 2009. Easy CAN IT spawned lots two strike in “DON’T BELIEVE I Can’t Like You,” and “Eight Second Trip” peaked at quantity 11 in early 2010. He shipped his third recording, Barefoot Blue Jean Night time, in the summertime of 2011. Barefoot Blue Jean Night time was his biggest strike to date, releasing number one nation singles in its name monitor and “Only with You.” As the summertime of 2012 wound to its end, he released the Unlimited Summer season EP; the assortment of four fresh songs arrived that Sept. Owen came back in Dec of 2013 along with his 4th studio recording, the Joey Moi-produced Times of Gold; it had been preceded by its name track lead solitary, which just reached 19 around the graphs. The album’s following solitary, “Beachin’,” do much better, achieving number 1 on Billboard’s nation chart and generating a platinum certification; “WHAT WE SHOULD Ain’t Got” shut out the album’s routine by rendering it to 19. Owen began to unveil fresh material in the summertime of 2015 with “TRUE TO LIFE,” an individual that visited 17 on Billboard. This solitary didn’t show up on Owen’s 5th full-length recording but his following one, “American Country Appreciate Song,” arrived in early 2016 and supplied the anchor for American Appreciate, which found its way to July of this year.