Colton Dixon to release ‘CANVAS’ EP April 28

Colton Dixon to release ‘CANVAS’ EP April 28
Colton Dixon Image courtesy of The Media Collective

Colton Dixon Picture courtesy of The Media Collective

Fri, Feb 24th 2023 01:55 pm

New single, ‘My Light,’ readily available right now

“American Idol’s” Colton Dixon has introduced the April 28 release of his seven-tune EP, “CANVAS” (Atlantic), for which preorders/presaves are now out there. The EP’s predicted new solitary, “My Light-weight,” launches across all DSPs currently alongside with a lyric video clip, and will impact radio March 24.

CANVAS and “My Gentle” observe the largest music of Dixon’s job to-day “Make A Boat,” which, at 10 months turned the longest operating No. 1 Mediabase Christian AC tune of 2022, also spawning “Create A Boat (feat. Gabby Barrett),” with multi-Platinum and award-profitable place star Gabby Barrett. 

“My Light-weight” was penned by the workforce driving “Establish A Boat” – Swedish songwriting group Robin Sternberg and Johan Lindbrant – along with Dixon, Pete Becker, Dan Caplan and Seth Mosley. Created by Lindbrant and Stjernberg, the keep track of is one Dixon displays on individually.

“Over the previous pair of decades, we have all been in a dark area,” he admitted. “It was like, ‘Man, I’m not sure if the globe will arrive back’. In my scenario, I didn’t know if I’d at any time tour all over again. The twins have been born in the exact same yr I missing my principal resource of earnings – which is touring. It was terrifying. If I have ever been frightened, I know there is someone who enjoys me and will guideline me through – God is my light-weight, but we all can relate to men and women in our life that enable fortify us, as nicely, and hold us going. It’s these a exciting track, but its message is what I like most about it.”

In addition to “My Light-weight” and both variations of “Create A Boat,” “CANVAS” features four other tunes, including the anthemic “Giants,” created and developed by Grammy-nominee Joe London (Jason Derulo, Lizzo, Thomas Rhett), the piano-driven “Hold Onto Hope,” a fire-filled vocal overall performance on “Unbreakable,” and the delicate title-track, “Canvas.” 

Speaking of the “CANVAS” EP, Dixon observed how “Life is all about point of view – how we check out the various seasons that lifetime has to offer. The twins are these kinds of a blessing, and when they arrived, we realized how valuable lifetime is. Just one issue I’ve discovered is that existence is improved lived with other people. Obtaining anyone who brings out the ideal in you. An individual who will change your mess into anything stunning. For me, God has been that frequent reminder for our relatives that we really do not have to walk by this lifestyle on your own. Every working day is a blank canvas to dwell everyday living to the fullest, and to view the globe and the people today about us in a new mild.”

Dixon will be touring throughout the U.S. this spring on his “Construct A Boat Tour” showcasing Jordan St. Cyr and unique guest Apollo LTD. Hitting roughly 35 cities, several of which are already marketed out, the tour will kick off March 9 in Meadville, Pennsylvania. Tickets are now on sale at

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