Rising Nashville singer-songwriter Sam Williams released new song “Ragdoll” as a taste of the upcoming new announcement Deluxe version from his first album Children of the greenhouse. The famous artist of noble country stock, grandson of hank father. and Son by Hank Jr., will include six new tracks on the expanded set, which will be titled Greenhouse Children: Tilted Crown and released on October 14 by Mercury Nashville.
Williams co-wrote “Ragdoll” with Femke Weidema and William Benjamin Roberts, and says the song “represents putting everything on the line for someone in a playful way. It’s a new sound to me and I think it’s a fun love song,” Let me be your rag doll” translates to “I am yours”.
Speaking about the newly expanded edition of his debut album, he adds, “I felt some of the songs that didn’t Children of the greenhouse deserved their shine, while wanting to offer new music before a second LP. Angled crown tells a little more story and lets the listener in even more.
The album was showered with praise at its output a year ago, in August 2021. rolling stone described it as “an introspective meditation on pain and healing, growth and loss, sin and redemption: it’s an account with fate, agency and the family ties that bind us together. Sam’s soaring voice shines through these ten lush, cinematic songs, as he delivers heartbreaking, honest and straightforward lyrics with raw vulnerability and deep empathy.
Williams will be in Europe next week for a series of dates as the opening special guest of the Country Music Hall of Fame inductee, and new signing Snakefarm, Marty Stuart. The tour opens at City Varieties in Leeds, England next Thursday (25), with a show in London at Indigo2 on the 26th, appearances at the Long Road Festival on the 27th and shows in Glasgow and Bexhill, before others concerts in Amsterdam, Malmö, Oslo, Kolding, Roskilde and Passionskirche.
Pre-order Greenhouse children: tilted crown, which comes out on October 14.