Yellowstone and Fifty Shades actor Luke Grimes are working on a country album – Up News Info

Luke Grimes has a country album on the way.

The ‘Yellowstone’ and ‘Fifty Shades’ actor – who plays Kayce Dutton in the Emmy-nominated neo-Western drama series and Elliot Gray in the hit erotic trilogy, respectively – is never without his beloved guitar and plays constantly even when it’s not. work on a disk.

Luke, 38, told Country Living: “The first place I moved to after Ohio was New York. Having a drum set in New York is impossible – your neighbors would kill you – so I bought a guitar and started learning the chords myself.

It’s been part of my life ever since. If I have an acting gig, I always have a guitar. And not just because I’m working on an album.

It’s always been a little buddy I can take anywhere. It’s a place to put some of that energy when you’re in a new place and don’t know what else to do.

It was her pastor father who introduced the “American Sniper” star to country music.

He said of his childhood musical influences: “Church music was the first music in my life. My father was a pastor and I went to church three days a week. I was the church drummer from age nine.

“From there my dad listened to Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard, all those old school outlaw country guys.

We always played that on the boys’ trips. That’s what got me into country music.

Luke was the drummer for alternative country band Mitchells Folly, and he aims to get back to his roots.

He previously said: “I think it would be weird if Kayce started singing.

“But here very soon you will see Luke singing.”

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