After some rough-and-tumble years, Gary Allan is finally looking at clear
On the personal front, Allan is forging ahead after mourning the loss of his father and undergoing surgery
to remove a polyp on his vocal cords. For the first time in five years, he’s roared into the Top 5 at country radio with “Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain).” And he’s patched
up a rocky relationship with his longtime label, MCA Nashville, for the album Set You Free.
“We took them all
champagne and we had a toast,” Allan tells CMT.com. “I’ve gotten to know a lot of them. It’s a good thing. I tell you
what, I’ve never had such a good team.”
CMT: How does the first song, “Tough Goodbye,” set the tone for this album?
The whole record, if you read the song titles when you get it, reads like a