From “Chillin’ It” to “Break Up in the End,” Cole Swindell has given us a “Reason to Drink… Another”

Seven consecutive number one singles, Swindell’s songwriting success

September 24, 2018
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Seven consecutive number one singles, Swindell’s songwriting success Not many people have a story like Cole Swindell when it comes to the music business. Then again, not many people have his dedication or talent either. Cole got his start selling merchandise on fellow Sigma Chi member & Georgia Southern University alum, Luke Bryan’s tour. He’d write songs while they travelled and it was through songwriting that Cole found staggering success. He wrote for Luke Bryan, penning "Just a Sip,” "Beer in the Headlights,” "Roller Coaster,” "Out Like That,” "I'm Hungover,” "In Love with the Girl,” "Love in a College Town,” "Shore Thing,” "Shake the Sand" and "The Sand I Brought to the Beach.” He wrote Thomas Rhett’s “Get Me Some of That,” Scotty McCreery’s “Carolina Eyes” and “Water Tower Town” and Craig Campbell’s “Outta My Head.” He co-wrote a song called “Nothin’ But the Cooler Left” which appeared on a Chris Young album. But arguably most-famously, he penned Florida Georgia Line’s “This is How We Roll” with Luke Bryan. “It’s crazy to know that we get to do this and make people feel something—that’s why I wanted to write songs, because I knew how I felt when I heard certain songs, so I just wanted a shot at trying to help other people the way music has helped me.” - Cole Swindell Incredible achievements that foreshadowed what was to come. Cole Swindell is the only solo artist in the history of Country Aircheck/Mediabase to achieve number one status with his first seven consecutive singles. His debut self-titled album produced his first four number one singles starting with “Chillin’ It.” Co-written by Cole and Florida Georgia Line, “Hope You Get Lonely Tonight” became Cole’s second number one which was then followed by “Ain’t Worth the Whiskey” and “Let Me See Ya Girl.” "Every No. 1 is special for so many reasons…” - Cole Swindell Cole Swindell’s sophomore album, “You Should Be Here” would come to produce his next three number ones, starting with the release of its title track (“You Should Be Here”) and followed by “Middle of a Memory” and finally, “Flatliner” with Dierks Bentley. "Dierks is not only my mentor but my friend and now I have a No. 1 song I was blessed to get to record with him.” - Cole Swindell “You Should Be Here” garnered wide-spread attention with the release of its music video. A tribute to Cole’s late father, it’s painful, powerful and beautiful, containing footage of Cole visiting his father’s grave for the first time. It hit home to fans, just as so many of his songs have done and continue to do.

Wow, thank y’all! #MiddleOfAMemory https://t.co/9UNTIIdI1K pic.twitter.com/3B4hzcWhbq

— Cole Swindell (@coleswindell) July 14, 2018

Cole recently hit another milestone when his video for “Middle of a Memory” reached 30 million views on YouTube.

See how the story ends in the #AllofIt music video, out NOW. Watch it here: https://t.co/DXHFo64PmW pic.twitter.com/iGIX3YNs5e

— Cole Swindell (@coleswindell) August 10, 2018

Cole Swindell has gotten ever-more creative with each video release. In his latest video for “All of It” Cole brings the love story he previously outlined in the “Love You Too Late” and “Break Up In The End” music videos full-circle. We were fortunate enough to see Cole earlier this summer at US*99’s Country LakeShake Festival and as always, we walked away with so many memories.

Oh hi @coleswindell! ---- #LakeShakeFest pic.twitter.com/p5LHzf3r2e

— LakeShakeFest (@LakeShakeFest) June 25, 2018

I remember my first @LakeShakeFest — that’s how you #SundayFunday https://t.co/BVBVjXX581

— Cole Swindell (@coleswindell) June 25, 2018

Cole has toured extensively, including on Jason Aldean’s “Burn It Down Tour,” Florida Georgia Line’s “Dig Your Roots Tour,” and Dierks Bentley’s “What the Hell Tour.” Cole’s also headlined his own tours, including “The Down Home Tour,” and his “All of It Tour.”

Anytime you get to buy your own album in a store is unbelievable. #AllofIt pic.twitter.com/G9omcD3t2m

— Cole Swindell (@coleswindell) August 23, 2018

On August 17th, two days before Cole brought his “All of It Tour” to Chicago, he released the album to fans where it debuted at No. 1 on the Top Country Albums chart. Fans had heard up to five songs with various album pre-sale releases throughout the first part of the year, including touching singles like “Dad’s Old Number,” “Love You Too Late,” “Somebody’s Been Drinking,” “The Ones Who Got Me Here,” and “Reason to Drink.”

Wow.. I remember that exact moment last night. It’s hard for me to look back sometimes during that song but I had to. Crazy it’s already been 5 years. Hope y’all have a safe holiday weekend. ---- https://t.co/bJB8Y9pLfn

— Cole Swindell (@coleswindell) September 2, 2018

I’m really excited to announce the #AllofItTour coming this August. This is a special one because I’ll be playing my new album from top to bottom. Hope y’all can make it out! https://t.co/6DSADzFf0o pic.twitter.com/Y2Vza50h26

— Cole Swindell (@coleswindell) July 18, 2018

The “All of It Tour,” was particularly special for Cole because it was his first album release tour. With only six tour dates in intimate venues it was a special experience for fans and Cole as he had never performed an entire album on the road before. Cole has said that “All of It” is his favorite album he’s ever made, so getting to perform tracks 1-12 live for fans was extra special.

I want fans to know this is by far my favorite album I’ve ever made. Tracks 1-12, it’s hard to pick a favorite. I made this album for the fans the people who love country music the way I do. #AllofIt #WhiskeyRiff https://t.co/kox58dRhuP

— Cole Swindell (@coleswindell) August 20, 2018

The #ReasonToDrinkAnotherTour with @dustinlynch and @Lauren_Alaina is OFFICIALLY on sale TODAY at 10am local time. https://t.co/6DSADzFf0o pic.twitter.com/gunsS6UaWK

— Cole Swindell (@coleswindell) July 27, 2018

Cole Swindell announced that he will be hitting the road again in October to headline his “Reason to Drink Tour” and will be joined by Dustin Lynch and Lauren Alaina. With an entire album of new music and seven previous No. 1 hits, Cole Swindell will perform at the Chicago Theatre November 7th for US*99 and Radio.com’s Stars & Strings… did we mention that we can’t wait to see Dierks and Cole on stage together again?

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