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has found his niche in the country music community, but when he was first getting into music he wasn't sure that would happen.
"I don't sing anything I don't write and I don't write anything I haven't lived through," Brantley tells The Boot. "At the beginning of my career there was a lot of pressure with folks telling me, 'You gotta move to Nashville.' I was scared if I signed with a label they'd slap a cowboy hat and some Wranglers on me and make me sing somebody else's songs."