The War and Treaty on Working with Zach Bryan: “It’s Changed Our Lives”

Cillea Houghton
September 28, 2023
American Songwriter

The War and Treaty continue to revel in the art of collaboration with their new song with Zach Bryan. The husband-and-wife duo of Michael Trotter Jr. and Tanya Trotter were hand-selected by the elusive singer after they met during Willie Nelson’s 2022 Outlaw Music Festival Tour. Bryan came to their dressing room to drop off merchandise when the two acts hit it off.

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