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08 MAY 2020 (TORONTO) Country artist Owen Barney released his newest single, "Thank Her For That" today, via Wax Records/Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company. The song arrives just in time for the good weather, pairing a feel-good country melody with easy breezy lyrics.


Of the new single, Owen comments, “The whole time we were writing this song, the vibe in the room was just so fun and relaxed, and I think it allowed this song to come together as well as it did. Anytime I hear or play ‘Thank Her For That,’ I can’t help but have a smile on my face. My hope is that listeners will feel the same way.”


"Thank Her For That" is released following the streaming success of Owen Barney’s "Somebody Like You," a song that landed him a spot on the 2019 Boots & Hearts Stage. This time, Owen Barney has delivered a light-hearted summer smash that will transport you to your own paradise amid all the many stresses in today’s world.




Born and raised in Toronto, country artist Owen Barney has been strumming the guitar since he was just 7 years old, influenced by country heavy-hitters Eric Church, Dean Brody, and Jason Aldean. He has played shows around Toronto from the age of 14, and has spent the last few years honing his skills as a performer. “Barney’s maturity and natural talent as a performer allows him to be a storyteller so young in his career,” says Front Porch Music, while Canadian Beats commends Owen’s ability to “fuse soulful song writing and easy breezy vocals.”


 “What I’ve always hoped for myself is to someday be performing to a crowd that knows every word of my songs,” says Barney. With his debut single “Letting Go” grabbing the attention of country fans across Canada and garnering over 2 million streams worldwide, placing Owen at #13 on the Spotify Global Viral Chart, Owen has certainly hit the ground running. Last summer, Owen had the pleasure of performing at several major festivals, including the Horton Hoedown, Country Wild Fest, and Toronto’s Beer Festival. Owen also made his debut at Canada’s biggest country festival Boots & Hearts last August. With new music on the way, Owen is poised to continue his ascent through the ranks of Canadian country music. 



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Wax Records is an independent, full-service music company. Our focus is on finding, developing, and promoting career artists with remarkable talent. Founded in 2009, Wax began as a small operation built on 40 years of combined music industry experience. Originally formed in 2006 as the Canadian branch of Windup Records, and representing such top tier acts as Evanescence, Seether, and Finger 11, the new team built their reputations together with high profile marketing strategies and remarkable Canadian success. Having recognized the talent present in Wax, Universal Music Canada soon decided to lend their support with full international distribution. Wax Records is home to the following artists: ASHS, bülow, noelle, Alyssa Reid, Virginia to Vegas, Owen Barney, and Blitz//Berlin.