Nashville Star winner Chris Young will release his self-titled debut album on RCA Records on Oct. 3. Produced by Buddy Cannon, the album includes Young’s single, “Drinkin’ Me Lonely,” which he co-wrote with Larry Wayne Clark. It’s currently No. 51 and rising on Billboard’s country airplay chart. He’ll perform the song on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno on Oct. 12. Young recorded the album in less than six weeks. He is a native of Murfreesboro, Tenn.