The singer and songwriter of alt country music known as Mike Johnson has released his latest single, “Full Time Habit.” Like the rest of Johnson’s recent repertoire, “Full Time Habit” has been proudly published on the Chewy Records independent record label without the involvement of the corporate music industry. A genuine blend of country, blues and rock which both respects the old sounds and builds something fresh on their foundations, “Full Time Habit” by Mike Johnson is a track fans of many music genres can get behind.
Gainesville, Florida’s Mike Johnson cites as main artistic influences the Zac Brown Band, Hootie and the Blowfish, and Kenny Chesney.
His own singing has drawn comparisons to that of Shawn Mullins and also of John Popper (Blues Traveler). Having grown up in the town famous for raising country-rock acts such as Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Sister Hazel, and Don Felder and Bernie Leadon of the Eagles, it may come as no surprise that Mike Johnson’s “Full Time Habit” possesses likewise elements of these, as well.
Asked to describe the themes of his latest single, Johnson says, “You can love and depend on your significant other so much that it feels like an addiction, but in a good way!”
Mike Johnson is a live performer with a full schedule in excess of 280 shows annually. Since his start in professional music in 1994 at the age of 19, Johnson has performed literally thousands and thousands of times, both as a solo act and with bands. His set lists have included originals and cover tunes for decades, his own music being renowned crowd favorites throughout the North Florida area.
“Full Time Habit” by Mike Johnson is available at over 600 quality digital music stores online worldwide from Chewy Records now. Get in early, country music fans.