Cassadee Pope already has massive plans for 2019; the nation star introduced Tuesday (Nov. 13) that she'll be headlining the CMT Next Women of Country Tour subsequent yr. As her first headlining trek in three years, the tour shall be a particular one for Pope, and particularly thrilling for individuals who have been together with her since her days in pop-punk group Hey Monday.
Pope returned to Warped Tour over the summer season, enjoying Hey Monday hits amongst a few of her newer nation materials. Chatting with Billboard on the purple carpet on the 2018 CMA Awards Wednesday night time (Nov. 14), Pope hints that her Warped expertise could have an effect on how her headlining tour set listing comes collectively.
"I did have plenty of enjoyable enjoying some outdated Hey Monday songs, so I feel I'm gonna whip out some for the CMT Tour," Pope says. "That was such an enormous a part of my life, and that's an enormous a part of why I'm right here."
The singer additionally declares that she'll have a brand new album out by the point the tour kicks off subsequent yr, teasing that her pop-rock beginnings will proceed to affect this subsequent chapter. But whereas her first two releases from the album, "One More Red Light" and "Take Me Home," have a extra upbeat really feel, Pope particulars that there's heartbreak on the LP too.
"There's gonna be sadder songs for positive," she says. "It's been a loopy like yr and a half, and life has been up and down. So I wished to offer followers the hopeful, up model of the album first, get them form of eased in to it, after which I'm gonna in all probability hit 'em the place it hurts subsequent with a reasonably gut-wrenching, heart-wrenching music...it's going to be a curler coaster experience of an album."
Hannah Ellis and Clare Dunn shall be becoming a member of Pope on the CMT Next Women of Country Tour. Dates haven't but been introduced, however you may hear what Cassadee Pope needed to say concerning the tour above.