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Wesley Dean Drops Debut Single From RCA Studio

Wesley Dean Drops Debut Single From RCA Studio A Recorded Album Music From Crazy Hearts

The Indy Review: New Music Friday: November 17, 2023

The Indy Review: New Music Friday: November 17, 2023

Don’t Look Back (with Sarah Buxton) – Video Premiere

VIDEO PREMIERE: Wesley Dean Traverses a Rich American Landscape with Folk Tune “Don’t Look Back” Featuring Sarah Buxton

“Burn This House” on New Music Friday roundup

“Burn This House” on New Music Friday roundup

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Wesley Dean will release his new album Music From Crazy Hearts next spring, including the new country-punk single “Burn This House.”

Wesley Dean Announces New Album ‘Music From Crazy Hearts’

Wesley Dean has announced his much anticipated album, Music From Crazy Hearts, will be released on April 26. To accompany the news, the Nashville by way of Australia artist has also shared the hopeful, country-flavored ballad, “Don’t Look Back,” featuring country singer Sarah Buxton, along with the official music video.

Wesley Dean’s “Don’t Look Back” Featuring Sarah Buxton Fights For Self-Expression In Life

Australian-born, Nashville-based artist Wesley Dean has announced his upcoming album, Music From Crazy Hearts, which will arrive on April 26th, 2024. To accompany the news, he has also shared the Country-flavored ballad, “Don’t Look Back,” featuring country singer Sarah Buxton, along with an official music video.

Episode 1359: Wesley Dean Returns!

January 26, 2024: Wesley Dean has announced his much anticipated album, Music From Crazy Hearts, will be released on April 26. To accompany the news, the Nashville by way of Australia artist has also shared the hopeful, country-flavored ballad, “Don’t Look Back,” featuring country singer Sarah Buxton, along with the official music video.

Wesley Dean announces new album, shares new single/video feat. Sarah Buxton

January 26, 2024: Wesley Dean has announced his much anticipated album, Music From Crazy Hearts, will be released on April 26. To accompany the news, the Nashville by way of Australia artist has also shared the hopeful, country-flavored ballad, “Don’t Look Back,” featuring country singer Sarah Buxton, along with the official music video.

VIDEO PREMIERE: Wesley Dean – ‘Gunslinger’

Gunslinger is already a powerful song, but the new version of the song is even better at capturing the raw, road-ready cowboy anthem. Played acoustically, Dean’s guitar-playing abilities and effortlessly raspy vocals shine through. Not to mention the song’s stunning melodies!

Wesley Dean drops new single “Burn This House” from upcoming album ‘Music From Crazy Hearts’

Wesley Dean drops new single “Burn This House” from upcoming album ‘Music From Crazy Hearts’

Wesley Dean – ‘Unknown’ Review: The Australian singer-songwriter delivers his best work yet.

Wesley Dean has had quite the career so far. In 2008 he entered ‘Australian Idol’, under the name Wes Carr, and went on to win the series but shortly before appearing on the show he released his debut album ‘Simple Sun’. His ‘Australian Idol’ win catapulted him to fame and his 2009 album ‘The Way The World Looks’ produced the number one smash ‘You’. Two more albums followed – 2013’s ‘Roadtrip Confessions’ and 2018’s ‘Australiana’ – and in 2020 Dean decided to release music as Wesley Dean and underwent a transformation musically.

Nashville-Based Australian Wesley Dean Releases New Album ‘unknown’

Wesley Dean didn’t need to leave Australia. For more than a dozen years, he’d been one of the continent’s best-known artists, armed with a larger-than-life voice that catapulted songs like”You” to the top of the Australian charts. Even so, the Adelaide native found himself boarding an American-bound plane in early 2021, his wife and two sons at his side, the entire family heading toward their new home in Nashville.

BGS 5+5: WESLEY DEAN

Artist: Wesley Dean Latest Album: unknown Hometown: I’m a drifter. Born in Adelaide. Lived in Sydney for 20 years and we left the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, to move to Nashville, Tennessee, in February 2021. Personal Nicknames: Wes Which artist has influenced you the most … and how? John Lennon gave me the permission at 13 to create whatever I […]

Wesley Dean Australia For Nashville On Radio & Hook Friendly ‘Unknown’

Few would have the courage to do what Wesley Dean did. Dean (AKA Wes Car) was riding high on the Australian music charts with two hits singles and performing on the country’s biggest stages after winning Australian Idol. Rather bask in that success, Dean instead ratcheted up his confidence level along with huge bursts of faith and courage to abandon his home country to pursue his musical dreams in Music City. Thus, the title Unknown for his blend of roots music, country, and rock n’ roll. 

REVIEW: Wesley Dean “Unknown”

In an impressive gamble with an already successful career in Australia, last year he moved his family to Nashville to start a new chapter, dropping his last name in favor of his middle name. Dean’s latest album, Unknown, is a solid calling card for his new audience offering a great mix of Americana and roots rock.

Interview: Wesley Dean Plunges Into The Unknown

Some of the greatest experiences arise out of uncertainty. For Wesley Dean—known throughout his native Australia as Wes Carr—that meant relocating to Nashville in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. With his wife and kids by his side, the singer-songwriter closed one chapter on his life and opened a new one, which officially kicks off today with his latest full-length album, unknown.

How did I get here: Wesley Dean

Hello friends! Australian musician Wesley Dean is my guest for episode 1160! His new album, unknown drops this Friday, 4/29.

“Gaslighter” on No Depression’s Playlist

Every month, the No Depression team compiles a list of our favorite songs from the month’s new releases.

The Boot “Leave Adelaide Alone”

Australia-born Nashville resident Wesley Dean laments about a surprise and unwelcome move from Adelaide to Sydney, Australia during his teen years on “Leave Adelaide Alone,” the lead track from his new album Unknown.

Wesley Dean on Meeting Locals and Walking Many Roads

Wesley Dean began singing at the age of 8 in his hometown of Adelaide, Australia before becoming a fixture in the Sydney pub scene. Winning Australian Idol as Wes Carr made him a household name in his country and after two hit singles and an album, Dean took a step back from recording while still performing on the biggest stages including the Sydney Opera House and Melbourne’s Palais Theatre. After working at such an intense pace since his youth, Dean opted for a quieter life by moving to the Sunshine Coast with his wife and two young children. Dean gradually found his way back to music, and after deep consideration made the decision to fully commit to his passion.

Wesley Dean

Wesley Dean is, first and foremost, a wayfarer who understood the cantilevered offer of life from his youngest years, and he is now an artist through whom the disjointed patchwork of the highway and its possibilities serves as both turf and tribute. He is a time-traveling troubadour from every time and no time simultaneously, making him peculiarly perfect for this time in a way few, if any, of his contemporaries could legitimately claim. There is an unflinching insurrection in him that is stonecutter congruent for strength. You can hear it in all of the songs, screaming its yard of stars at the grueling transits and squalid suicides that become the fizzled endings of less immovable men.

Australian singer-songwriter Wesley Dean is what one would call an adventurous artist

Granted, his music finds a fit within an Americana imprint, but his desire to succeed and leave his native country following his victory on Australian Idol was a courageous move by any measure. He had already achieved a following in his native country, so the fact that he was willing to brave the unknown and attempt to make a name an entire world away in Nashville took a great degree of courage and commitment.

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