Lindsay Ell Settles Into the “Sweet Spot” with New Single

Lindsay Ell has found her sweet spot.

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On Friday (March 24), the Canadian country singer released her first single of 2023, “Sweet Spot.” The pop-leaning song shows off Ell’s signature guitar skills and features uplifting lyrics that celebrate the in-between of life’s high and low moments. So baby don’t stop / Giving it everything that we got / There’s no such thing as only shot / We hit high and low / And we found the sweet spot, she croons in the chorus.

“Growing up, I learned how to ‘ride the wave’ of life most successfully by floating in the middle of the highs and lows but now I think that both pain and success give us beautiful perspectives on how to learn from our experiences and be grateful for what we have,” Ell describes in a press release. “The sweet spot is something you can only find when you’ve been on both sides of it and that wouldn’t be possible without the constant ping-pong of life. I hope this song brings some levity, and a little dance party, to those currently making their way through these unpredictable highs and lows.”

“Sweet Spot” follows her previous single “Right on Time,” which was released in April 2022 and was a top 10 hit in her home country. Ell’s most recent album Heart Theory, released in August 2020, was a concept album where she explored the seven stages of grief.

Ell will spend spring and early summer on the road opening for Shania Twain on her global Queen of Me Tour. Her run as an opening act begins on April 28 with a pair of shows in Washington state before they move up to their native Canada for a series of dates in May and June.

Ell is also serving as direct support for Darius Rucker at his Southern Fried Circuit benefit show for the Upcountry Fiber Foundation on July 28 in South Carolina. She’ll open for him the following night as well at the Appalachian Summer Festival in Boone, North Carolina.

Lindsay Ell 2023 Tour Dates

April 1 @ Band in The Sand in Vermilion, Canada 
April 15 @ Helena Amphitheatre (Old Town Live) in Helena, AL 
April 28 @ Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena in Spokane, WA^ 
April 29 @ Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle, WA^ 
May 2 & 3 @ Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena (Rogers Arena) in Vancouver, BC^ 
May 5 & 6 @ Rogers Place in Edmonton, AB^ 
May 9 & 10 @ Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, AB^ 
May 12 @ SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon, SK^ 
May 14 @ Canada Life Centre in Winnipeg, Canada^ 
June 10 @ Black Diamond Music & Arts Festival in Nelsonville, OH 
June 17 @ SOM Festival in Burlington, Canada 
June 20 @ FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton, Canada^ 
June 21 @ Budweiser Gardens in London, ON^ 
June 23 & 24 @ Budweiser Stage in Toronto, ON^ 
July 28 @ William A. Floyd Amp in Anderson, SC+ 
July 29 @ Kidd Brewer Stadium in Boone, NC+ 
August 13 @ TidalWave Music Festival in Atlantic City, NJ 
August 17 @ Iowa State Fair (w/ Maren Morris) in Des Moines, IA 
September 14 @ Washington State Fair (Zac Brown Band) in Puyallup, WA
^Supporting Shania Twain 
+Supporting Darius Rucker

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