Country singer Dierks Bentley has been burning up Nashville since he released his debut album in 2003. Here are some fun facts about the star and his music:
Life on the Run. The first track on Dierks Bentley’s fourth studio album starts off with a gearing motorcycle to symbolize that listeners are about to be taken on a musical journey.
Beautiful World. The concept behind his song Beautiful World was simply about trying to have a more positive view of the world when so often we hear the opposite.
Advice on songwriting from Dierks Bentley: “You can’t write about stuff you don’t know about. You have to live it. You have to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty. Live life to be a good songwriter.”
Feel That Fire. The inspiration for his country song Feel That Fire was Dierks Bentley’s wife Cassidy.
On being a redneck: ” — if you saw the inside of my truck, there’d be no question that I have a little bit of redneck in me. It’s a disaster.”
The singer got his start at the Nashville bar Station Inn.
Random quote: “A lot of artists come to Nashville. I feel like I am Nashville.”
The country singer says he is impressed by cross-over artist Darius Rucker.
He and his wife have a daughter named Evelyn Day whom they call Evie and a daughter named Jordan Catherine.
One thing fans can always look forward to hearing on any of his future albums is bluegrass music.
Dierks Bentley on fatherhood: “It’s not like settling down; it’s like starting over again.”
The singer admits that, while he isn’t concerned with album sales or critical acclaim, he does care about ticket sales because he enjoys playing concerts for his fans.
CMT, “CMT Insider Interview: Dierks Bentley” by Terry Bumgarner.
The Boot, “Dierks Bentley Sets Traditional Country on Fire”.