Radney Foster Sings Praises of Keith Urban
own. If you look at his records, he still writes the majority of his songs, but he's not afraid to go find something that somebody else has written if it speaks to his heart."
Hitting the music scene for the first time 25 years ago, the Texas native admits he is just now hitting his songwriting stride. "I think inspiration is always there to hit. I think you have to look for it," Radney notes. "You have to be willing to pull the car over and be late. You have to be willing to say that you'll be extra sleepy tomorrow because you have to write this song. But what I didn't have early in my career was the discipline to say, 'OK, Tuesday I'm going to write.' You really set aside time for other writers and yourself to work and perfect the craft of journaling and songwriting. That's the only way you get better."
Radney just wrapped up an acoustic tour with Jewel, and last year released his own album, 'Revival,' which includes guest appearances by Darius Rucker and Dierks Bentley. He and former duo partner Bill Lloyd have cut six songs for a new Foster & Lloyd project.
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