Joel Thomas Crouse was born on June 14, 1992 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States, is an American singer and songwriter of country music. He released his first album Even the River Runs on August 19, 2014. Joel Crouse grew up in Holland, Massachusetts. He attended Tantasqua Regional High School and graduated when he was sixteen. In 2011, Crouse signed with Show Dog-Universal Music and began touring with Toby Keith and The Band Perry. He released his first single If You Want Some in February 2013.