One of the brightest sparks in the modern intersection between country and folk, Charles Wesley Godwin, has signed to Big Loud Records. The West Virginia native is currently gearing up to release his hotly anticipated follow-up to 2021's How The Mighty Fall.
It opens an exciting new chapter for Wesley Godwin, who has spent the past few years building a loyal fanbase while out on the road supporting his good friend and frequent collaborator, Zach Bryan.
Speaking ahead of the announcement, Charles Wesley Godwin underlined his excitement at the prospect of working with the Big Loud team, “I'm thrilled to partner up with Big Loud Records for this next chapter of my career. Their enthusiasm and belief in my music matches that of my family, friends, bandmates, and team”.
Fans will have been delighted to see Wesley Godwin teasing his upcoming album, “Ultimately that is what is most important. It's been an unbelievably good experience getting to know Seth (England), Nate (Yetton), and the entire Big Loud staff. I'm so excited for what's ahead and can't wait to share new music with the world”.
Seth England, Big Loud's CEO, outlined what makes Wesley Godwin a unique artist in today's country music landscape, “I first heard about Charles last year from my brother Eric; fatefully, the timing aligned perfectly with when our company was exploring endeavors in alternative genres, branching out into Americana, indie, folk, roots, and more. I was blown away immediately by Charles' undeniable talent, grit, songwriting ability, and distinct perspective; it truly sets him apart. Big Loud is excited to stand proudly with him and his team as we launch a new chapter for our company and bring this body of music to the world”.
In early February, Charles Wesley Godwin released his widely celebrated Live from the Church EP, which features revamped versions of much-loved tracks from How The Mighty Fall, such as ‘Temporary Town’, ‘Jesse’ and ‘Lyin’ Low’, along with a couple of stellar covers.
Charles Wesley Godwin's otherworldly lyrical magic and his distinctive, enchanting vocals have led to many across the industry tipping him for great things. With news of his signing to Big Loud Records, it seems the singer-songwriter's ascent is picking up the pace.
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