Haughton is a country singer-songwriter from small-town Haleyville, Alabama, just an hour from Muscle Shoals. He is steeped in the swampy musical history of the area and mixes contemporary Country melodies with modern Southern rock-inspired vocals. Haughton’s influences were shaped by his father’s vast taste in music, which included everyone from Lynyrd Skynyrd to the Grateful Dead. Using powerful vocals and inspiring guitar work, Haughton employs a sound that appeals to Southern rockers and country fans alike.
Haughton’s self-titled EP represents a significant milestone in his burgeoning career, solidifying his position as a promising force in country music. It features a diverse range of 7 tracks (and an acoustic rendition of “She Is”) that beautifully intertwine heartfelt lyrics, infectious melodies, and Haughton’s soulful vocals. Sadler Vadon absolutely captures that Southern Soul those that know Reid have come to love in his live show.
“This EP is just the beginning of a whole new journey for my career. These songs are the result of playing years of shows and writing many songs to figure out who I felt I truly am as an artist,” says Haughton. “This is my first project since moving to Nashville and these are the first batch of songs that truly represent me. It has been an incredible experience to write these songs and bring them to life with such talented people.”
You can feel the influence of some of our favorite southeastern troubadours like Adam Hood and Brent Cobb, but with Reid firmly stamping his own sound on these tunes. Bluesy and soulful, Reid’s music has really taken a step forward and these songs will help you get an idea of exactly who Reid Haughton is.
With his distinct storytelling ability, Haughton effortlessly captures emotions and experiences that resonate deeply with listeners. From the infectious energy of the upbeat tracks to the poignant introspection of the ballads, every song on the EP is crafted with meticulous attention to detail.
Listeners will undoubtedly be drawn in by his authentic storytelling, impeccable musicianship, and unwavering passion for his craft. This collection is a testament to his dedication and artistry, leaving us eagerly awaiting what the future holds for this gifted artist.
With this release, Reid Haughton has undoubtedly proven himself as an artist to watch, and his self-titled EP is a must-listen for any country music enthusiast. So sit back, press play, and let the melodies sweep you away on an unforgettably soulful journey with Reid Haughton.