Jon Pardi Talks Creating Album “Heartache Medication,” Headlining Tour, Hitting the Dance Floor & More

Jim Casey talks with Jon Pardi about:

  • creating his new album, Heartache Medication, which dropped on Sept. 27
  • the success of his previous album, California Sunrise, which spawned three No. 1 hits
  • the thought process behind selecting the 14 “feel-good” songs for the new album
  • co-writing seven of the 14 tracks on the new album
  • selecting “Heartache Medication” as the album’s lead single
  • making the video for “Heartache Medication,” which co-stars Jon’s girlfriend
  • recording “Don’t Blame It On Whiskey,” which features Lauren Alaina and was co-penned by Miranda Lambert and Eric Church
  • closing the album with “Starlight,” which has a personal meaning for Jon
  • kicking off his Heartache Medication Tour on Oct. 1 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium

Podcast Participants:

  • Jon Pardi
  • Jim Casey, NCD editor in chief

photo by NCD