Country music icon George Strait is spreading some rays of sunshine with a new tweet shared on Monday (June 7).
In this social media message, the King of Country reminded his followers and fans that: “Sooner or later that sun’s gonna shine.” Along with this message was the hashtag “LetItGo.” This, of course, is a reference to the song where the quoted phrase is used. There is also a link where fans can listen to the song “Let It Go” on Spotify.
The tweeted message is an uplifting one, for sure. But, fans of George Strait will also like the picture that was shared along with it. This photo shows the star standing outside under a tree on what appears to be a perfect summer day.
‘Let It Go’ Was Released on Strait’s ‘Cold Beer Conversation’ Album
“Let It Go” was also included on George Strait’s 2015 album “Cold Beer Conversation.”
According to his website, when the album came out it was a surprise for fans. Also, it was released around the time the King of Country announced that he would begin performing in Las Vegas during the fall of 2016.
Each of the songs on “Cold Beer Conversation” were original tracks. To make it even better, some of them were written by Strait along with his son, Bubba Strait. In addition to “Let It Go, other songs on the album include “Even When I Can’t Feel It,” “Everything I See,” “Cold Beer Conversation,” “It Was Love,” and “Take Me to Texas.”
You can listen to George Strait sing “Let It Go” below. It’s a great song about putting the past behind you and moving forward.
“Yeah, you really oughta let it go / Let it all wash on under the bridge, blow it a kiss / Give it a rest ’cause it is what it is,” Strait sings.
George Strait Set Record For Single-Show Attendance on June 7, 2014
June 7 is also an important date in the history of George Strait’s career. It was on that day in 2014 that the King of Country concluded his touring career in just the perfect way.
So, what did he do? Well, being the country music megastar he his, he broke the record for single-show attendance. That record was set during a stop in Arlington, Texas, on his “The Cowboy Rides Away Tour.”
This stop was held at AT&T stadium and 204,793 people attended. This number made it the record-setter for the most number of people in attendance for a show at a stadium in the United States.