Brothers Osborne, comprised of siblings John and TJ Osborne, has come a long way since their debut in 2013, dropping four studio albums in their career so far, with their most recent release being their four track EP, Break Mine.

Reflect On Musical Journey And Personal Growth

Aside from growing as a musical duo, the brothers have grown a great deal in their personal lives as well, reflecting on their past decade within the country music community in an interview with Music Mayhem and other media.

“Just being able to grow into who we are as people and what we stand for and what makes us happy — the connection we have with our fans, we’ve learned so much through them over the years — I think that’s really what’s gotten us through to now doing this music,” the pair stated.

Brothers Osborne; Photo Courtesy of Natalie Osborne
Brothers Osborne; Photo Courtesy of Natalie Osborne

As far as their new tunes go, “As we move forward and release music now, you know, through that time, we’ve really just been so music-focused. We want it to be album-focused, and as we’ve changed and the business has changed and how people listen to music, you know, I think being able to be a little bit more on our feet with releasing songs… the fans have been asking for that over the years, and I feel like this is a total response to that.”

Serving as an extension of their fourth studio album, Brothers Osborne — as well as a glimpse into a brand new era of John and TJ — their Break Mine EP hit all music streaming services on March 2 via EMI Records Nashville, featuring two brand new tracks, “Break Mine” and “Get To Movin’ Again,” as well as two songs from their self-titled album, “We Ain’t Good At Breaking Up” and “Back Home.” The decision to re-release the latter two tracks is something that is out of the ordinary within the country music community, delving into their decision in the interview.

Break Mine EP

In this day and age, where the output of music is seemingly every second, Brothers Osborne revealed that they understand if someone didn’t get to listen to every single song that they put out, specifically on their self-titled album from September of 2023. “We’ve got a lot of artists releasing a lot of music all at one time. Everyone’s coming out with big albums, you know, at least 20 plus songs and stuff, and so we were kind of like, ‘You know what, it’s fine. Let’s go ahead and re-feature these two tracks that we thought kind of got overshadowed a little,’” John and TJ spilled.

The GRAMMY Award-winners added, “People just only have so much time in their day to digest this stuff… Let’s say these two songs we feel really strongly about and we love, let’s like represent these again and try to bring it back to people’s minds, and you know, actually what we found — and this just doesn’t hurt my feelings in any way. In fact, it makes me feel good about what we’ve just done — is that so many people don’t even realize that that’s what we just did, which just proves that is why we did it.”

Giving a brand new life to “We Ain’t Good At Breaking Up” and “Back Home,” the brothers admitted that they feel more “creatively and musically free” than ever before, likely gearing up to release some tunes in the near future that will be nothing short of spectacular.

Brothers Osborne Break Mine EP Art
Brothers Osborne Break Mine EP Art

Break Mine EP Track List

  1. Break Mine
  2. We Ain’t Good At Breaking Up
  3. Back Home
  4. Get To Movin’ Again

Track Number one and Newest Radio Single, “Break Mine”

As discussed, the Break Mine EP has two re-released songs, as well as two brand new tracks: “Break Mine” and “Get To Movin’ Again.” “Break Mine” is undoubtedly the most notable song on the project, being shipped to country radio on April 15 before being added on April 29, and John and TJ could not help but just gush the brand new tune in the interview.

After describing the song as fresh yet nostalgic, the six-time ACM Award-winners dished, “I feel like it’s kind of, you know, tied us right back into the beginning in some ways in a beautiful way with that song, so I have high hopes for it.”

TJ then dished about his brother’s “bitchin’ ass guitar solo” featured in the tune. “John has a ton of amazing solos that he did, especially on this project, but that song — because it doesn’t seem like it’s like a guitar anthem-y song, the way it is — it has like a truly bitchin’ ass guitar solo in it. I mean, it’s like really one of my favorite solos he plays. The way it’s constructed and some of the influences that are in there… It’s a really cool, beautiful arrangement,” he gushed, garnering a grin from John.

“Get To Movin’ Again” Was Inspired By True Events

The other brand new tune featured on the Break Mine EP is a track titled “Get To Movin’ Again,” which actually featured vocals from the Osborne family. While the song was “inspired by a friend of ours and inspired by true events as well,” “Get To Movin’ Again” was already extremely personal to John and TJ, however, adding their family to the tune made it even more special.

“When we got in the studio and we recorded it, our mom was there, our dad was there, our partners, our sister, friends, and we all collectively sang the vocals together. That’s what we did growing up is, you know, we would sit around the kitchen table over a birthday or Thanksgiving or Christmas and the nights would end with all of us singing songs, and it’s such a fond memory and made us who we are: musicians,” the five-time CMA Award-winners gushed. “We wanted to pay tribute to that time in our lives by having our families sing along, and we wanted everyone to just sing. Everyone was worried about singing in key, and like ‘Don’t think about it, just sing like how you normally would sing, and that will make it special.’”

Smiling throughout the entirety of the creation of “Get To Movin’ Again,” the brothers admitted that it was just “such a great moment with everyone,” and this love and laughter undoubtedly translated into the final version of the soon-to-be hit song.

Might As Well Be Us Tour Openers

Aside from the release of some brand new tunes, Brothers Osborne is in the midst of their Might As Well Be Us Tour as well, beginning on March 28 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and concluding on June 29 in Cleveland, Ohio. The award-winning duo are taking up and coming artists Stephen Wilson Jr., The Cadillac Three, Zach Top, Jackson Dean, Madeline Edwards and Caylee Hammack with them on the road.

“Zach Top is a new artist that we’re excited to work with, and we’re actually going out with him this weekend… I think one of the coolest things to see is — we’ve played a ton of shows with The Cadillac Three, we just played with them — but the thing is Steven Wilson Jr. being out with us, because when he first came out with some of the first shows he had done out touring — he’s played in other bands, but as his solo project — he was doing it kind of mostly acoustic, and now he’s got like more of a full band. You can tell that people are starting to know his music and you’re starting to see like fans out there who were like crazy for him, and it’s super, super fun to watch every night,” the duo gushed about three of their opening acts.

The pair continued, “Madeline Edwards is playing on the West Coast, and she’s such an insane singer. I don’t even know her personally, but I’m looking forward to it and seeing her perform just music that I know and like… We think our fans are going to love it, and we think it’s going to be the perfect kind of, you know, segway for us to come on stage.”

Brothers Osborne; Photo Courtesy of CBS
Brothers Osborne; Photo Courtesy of CBS

Brothers Osborne Might As Well Be Us Tour Dates


18 // Boston, MA – MGM Music Hall at Fenway &
19 // Philadelphia, PA – The Metropolitan Opera House (“The Met”) &
20 // Wallingford, CT – Toyota Presents Oakdale Theatre &
25// Saint Augustine, FL – The Saint Augustine Amphitheatre +
26 // Orlando, FL – Hard Rock Live Orlando +
27 // Hollywood, FL – Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – Hard Rock Live +


18 – Idaho Falls, ID – Mountain America Center &
19 – Sandy, UT – Sandy Amphitheater &
21 – Portland, OR – Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall &
22 – Abbotsford, BC – Abbotsford Centre &
24 – Modesto, CA – The Fruityard &
25 – Oakland, CA – Fox Theater &
29 – San Diego, CA – Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre &
31 – Santa Barbara, CA – Santa Barbara Bowl &


2 – Las Vegas, NV – The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas &
7 – Charlotte, NC – Skyla Credit Union Amphitheatre @
8 – Raleigh, NC – Red Hat Amphitheater @
13 – Columbus, OH – KEMBA Live! Outdoor Amphitheatre *
14 – Buffalo, NY – Terminal B at The Outer Harbor *
15 – Sterling Heights, MI – Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill *
20 – Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE – Outdoors +
21 – Indianapolis, IN – Everwise Amphitheater at White River State Park +
22 – Chicago, IL – The Salt Shed +
27 – LaFayette, NY – Beak & Skiff Apple Orchards Summer Concert Series *
28 – Newark, NJ – New Jersey Performing Arts Center – Prudential Hall *
29 – Cleveland, OH – Jacobs Pavilion at Nautical *

*Stephen Wilson Jr.
+ The Cadillac Three
^ Zach Top
& Jackson Dean
% Madeline Edwards
@ Caylee Hammack

Brothers Osborne; Photo by Andrew Wendowski
Brothers Osborne; Photo by Andrew Wendowski

Playing at Cape Town Country Festival in South Africa

When their Might As Well Be Us Tour comes to a close, Brothers Osborne will head overseas to serve as one of the performers at Cape Town Country Festival in Cape Town, South Africa, which will take place from October 26 to October 27 and feature performances from Zac Brown Band, Darius Rucker, Kip Moore and more.

Dishing about the exciting experience, John and TJ shared with Music Mayhem and other media, “When you get to play places overseas, it’s amazing one. You get to visit, but also the people there get it so infrequently that they’re just very hungry for it, so the crowds are always amazing… We’re going to probably do some wine tours, safaris, do the whole thing, because we might never get a chance to go again, but it is absolutely an epic way to end a run. I don’t know if it gets more epic than that.”

Country music lovers can stream the Break Mine EP as we speak, as well as secure their tickets to a future Brothers Osborne show HERE.

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Originally from Southern California and currently residing in Music City, Melanie graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a BA in Journalism before beginning her career as a music and entertainment journalist. Beginning to write for Music Mayhem in August of 2023, she has also contributed to Holler, Country Now, Country Chord, Celeb Secrets, Celeb Secrets Country, We Got This Covered and Decider throughout her career thus far. When she is not writing, Melanie enjoys going to concerts and music festivals, binging her favorite television shows, spending time with her friends and family and cheering on the Oklahoma Sooners (of course).

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