After taking a year off the road to concentrate on making an album, Kenny Chesney is getting ready to show fans what he created during his downtime.
Chesney's 15th studio album, "The Big Revival," will be in stores Sept. 23. The singer co-produced the album with longtime producer Buddy Cannon, and he isn't the only familiar face Chesney recruited for the project. Grace Potter — with whom Chesney dueted on his hit "You and Tequila" — makes a return appearance. Other special guests include Alison Krauss and Dan Tyminski.
"The Big Revival" will include Chesney's latest single "American Kids," an adventurous ode to youth that has been in the top spot on the iTunes country chart since the day it was released.
"The whole point of taking the time to get to a really creative place was to have the room to look at not what we'd done, but where we wanted to go," Chesney said in a statement. "After all this time, if I can't push myself and give the fans something that inspires them, that gets them pumped up, there's no reason to just make a record to make a record."