Kris Allen Hits Nashville to Co-write with Mat Kearney

The Idols had the day off Monday–but not Kris Allen who was spotted in Nashville Monday, reportedly for a songwriting session with singer/songwriter Mat Kearney.

Here’s the evidence, via a twitter exchange between Kris and Mat:

From @KrisAllen4Real: Hey @Matkearney, how about that song we wrote?
From @Matkearney: @KrisAllen4Real, I thought it was pretty sweet, but I’m sitting next to you, so…

Mat Kearney is a Christian singer songwriter whose 2006 album, Nothing Left to Lose, crossed over to the mainstream. Perhaps you’ve heard the title track.

His songs have been used in television shows like Grey’s Anatomy, Bones and One Tree Hill. His latest album, City of Black & White, was recorded in Nashville, The album’s first single, “Closer to Love”, was released earlier this year.

Along with Kearney, Kris has also co-written material with Joe King of the Fray for his upcoming post-Idol album, due sometime this fall.

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