Monday, April 10, 2017 – Just before the kick-off of the Beautiful Freakshow cross-country arena tour, Dean Brody’s latest single, “Beautiful Freakshow”, a progressive track featuring a rap vocal contribution from Halifax native Shevy Price, will be released to country radio on April 12. Co-written by Price and Brody, lyrically the track takes a look at an exquisite, imperfect, relationship between two people coming together from different walks of life, which is mirrored by the synergistic fusion of country and rap.
“Beautiful Freakshow will test the boundaries of country radio, but that’s good. Radio is supposed to engage its audience and create a dialogue about the music it plays and we’re excited to have that conversation! Dean Brody has done a lot for Country radio and for Country fans and this song shows that he’s not afraid to be different and evolve as an artist and songwriter.” – Jason Desrosiers – Hot Country 103.5 in Halifax, NS
“Dean Brody shows us the magic that can happen when you colour outside of the lines! He reset the bar and proved again why he is a leader in Canadian Country. Beautiful Freakshow is a wild ride that will have you opening your eyes and ears to things you never knew how much you loved!” – Brittany Thompson – Ottawa’s New Country 94
“When I first heard this song, I loved that I knew right away that it was a Dean Brody song. He makes every song his own and isn’t afraid to try new things with his music. The whistling at the beginning of the song is going to be stuck in my head for days!” – Shilo Bellis – New Country 96.9 in Moncton, NB
Just one week after its official release, Beautiful Freakshow was the #1 Country Album, with the second single, “Time”, remaining the top-selling single for 13 weeks straight.
The Beautiful Freakshow Tour 2017 kicks-off April 25 in Hamilton at Hamilton Place Arena. On the west coast dates, 2015 CCMA Rising Star and reigning BCCMA Female Artist of the Year, Madeline Merlo will perform in advance of Brody taking to the stage, and on the Ontario dates, newly Warner Nashville signed act High Valley will bring fans straight into the headliner. Fun loving, Top 5 Canadian country radio act, James Barker Band will be opening the action-packed show across Canada. Buy Tickets
The past year saw Brody take home a JUNO Award for Country Album of the Year, along with 4 CCMA Awards for the top selling digital Canadian country single of all-time, “Bring Down the House”. Beautiful Freakshow is Brody’s sixth album, and it’s one that takes risks and delves outside of the comfort zone of traditional country, with songs such as the mellow reggae vibe invoked from “Beautiful Girl”, while simultaneously staying true to what many fans have come to love and expect from Brody, with traditional tracks destined to be classics, such as, “Time”, “8th Day” and “Blueberry Sky”, which features iconic country legend, Vince Gill on the guitar.