Sawyer Fredericks is currently in the studio recording his next album. In a recent tweet, The Voice season 8 winner announced he was at Dreamland Records “creating my new album.”
The singer also announced the album title, Hide Your Ghost, and revealed a sneak peek at the album art.
— Sawyer Fredericks (@SawyerFrdrx) May 4, 2017
Sawyer is about to hit the road with American Idol season 11 Top 24 contestant, Haley Johnson fellow The Voice alum Gabriel Wolfchild. The tour begins on May 26 at Saratoga Springs, New York. Click for dates and ticket info.
Having parted ways with Republic Records and his management team recently after one album. “The parting of ways was an amicable and mutual decision,” said Sawyer in an announcement on Facebook. “I’m grateful for everything I’ve learned from RR and all the continuing support from Mick. I know I’m in good hands with mom taking over managing my career. And with all of your devoted and enthusiastic support, 2017 is full of potential for artistic freedom and growth!”
In the meantime, Sawyer has been posting acoustic versions of his new songs on Facebook. Check out the title track from the upcoming album here:
Here’s another new song titled “Half a Mind.”
Sawyer won NBC’s The Voice in the spring of 2015, but did not release an album, The Good Storm, until a year later, May 2016. It debuted at #2 on the Billboard Folk chart and sold 11,000 copies in the US in its first week. The singer released two singles from the set, “Take it All” and “4 Pockets.” He’s been touring almost non-stop since releasing the record.