Kenny Chesney’s new album Hemingway’s Whiskey won’t be out intil September 28th. But he recently gave Rolling Stone an interview and sneak peak of a duet he did with bluesy new-comer Grace Potter.
I was looking for someone to do the song with me ‹ I listened to all kinds of music and there was this girl whose voice I just fell in love with,” Chesney says of the pairing. “I didn’t really know anything about her, I just knew I loved her singing and I loved her records, and her name was Grace Potter.”
Grace Potter, of Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, were named one of Rolling Stone’s Best New Bands of 2010. “I love singing beautiful songs, that’s all I care about ‹ this is the first time that on the very first listen I immediately picked up the phone and said ‘Make this happen,’” Potter says.
Check out the track and the story behind “You and Tequila” here.