Born and raised in North Georgia, Brysen grew up with music. Being part of a family of five brothers and two sisters makes for plenty of fun and a whole lot of great stories. He loves writing about those crazy times, and often surprising his mom with stories hidden in his songs.
Brysen’s dad was a drummer and he would sit behind him mimicing his moves. Obsessed with the rhythm of the music, he would carry his drumsticks everywhere and tapping out rhythms on anything he could find. At 12, Brysen picked up a guitar, playing solo as well as jamming with his brothers in the basement. We played a little bit of everything and had a lot of fun. At first I was too shy to sing in front of anyone. I pushed through it and eventually started playing at local parties and get togethers.
Creating new melodies and messing around with vocal melodies sparked his interest in songwriting. Writing is a vehicle to tell his stories and the melody is how he conveys the emotion. Most of the time, the emotion of the story is what comes first. The melody comes from somewhere inside and is his way of helping others feel the same thing emotional connection.
At 18, Brysen focused on playing acoustic guitar, learning songs by George Strait, Hank Williams, Jason Aldean, Eric Church and Kenny Chesney. Three years later he tried his hand at songwriting. When the pen hit the paper, he knew he wanted to make writing his career so he moved to Nashville. Within the year, he had opportunities with music publishers from SONY and SESAC. He was fortunate enough to cross paths with Clay Walker, which led to several co-writes with the country music icon and his opening act for one of his shows.
Brysen is currently back in Canton GA working in the studio working on releasing his own original songs
that combine his unique blend of country, classic rock, and mainstream genre influences.