Jake Owen to Perform ‘Made For You’ at Michael Ray and Carly Pearce’s Wedding


Jake Owen will launch his new album, Greetings From…Jake, on March 29, and one of many songs on the undertaking can be carried out at Michael Ray and Carly Pearce's upcoming wedding ceremony.

At an album listening occasion in Nashville on Tuesday (March 12), Owen gave trade attendees a preview of among the music from his upcoming album. Prefacing “Made For You,” a heartfelt ballad penned by Joey Hyde, Benjy Davis and Neil Medley, the singer revealed that Ray personally requested he carry out the tune at his wedding ceremony.

“After I performed this tune at St. Jude Children’s Hospital just a few weeks in the past with Michael Ray on stage and Randy Owen and Clint Black, Michael got here as much as me afterwards and stated, ‘Hey, man. I don’t know methods to say this. Would you thoughts taking part in that tune at Carly and I’s wedding ceremony?’” Owen recalled. “I stated, ‘Holy shit. Yeah, I’d like to!’ And then I spotted: 'I'm a marriage singer now.'”

While the considered being a marriage singer made him giggle, in all seriousness, Owen stated it’s a testomony to the tune’s highly effective message.

“As humorous as that’s, it truly is a real testomony to…I imply, the truth that I’m going to be singing it at two singers’ weddings with a tune that truthfully means one thing to them,” he stated. “This is a strong tune about life and love.”

Owen himself gravitated to the tune the second he heard it. He’s been taking part in it in his stay present for effectively over a 12 months now and stated "Made For You" made him mirror on his relationship with girlfriend Erica Hartlein, who he’s anticipating a daughter with in six weeks.

“I’m tremendous grateful for her and this tune hit me on the proper time as a result of having a toddler earlier than it, being divorced and going by all that, [I was] questioning what love’s all about," he confessed. "This tune, ‘Made For You,’ is about being made for someone and I positively really feel that Erica and I are made for one another and we discovered one another.”

In addition to “Made For You,” Owen’s album will embrace a collaboration with Kid Rock on a tune referred to as “Grass Is Always Greener” in addition to one other function from singer and actress Lele Pons on “Senorita.”