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Blake Shelton Based On A True Story … (Warner Bros./WMN)
"Best way to put into a song, my personality, and the kind of people that I hang out with," says Shelton of the album's lead-off track "Boys 'Round Here" which features Pistol Annies. "This [song] is the guys back in Tishomingo, OK and every town around this country." The 12-track album includes the current single, "Sure Be Cool If You Did" and the inspiration for the upcoming tour, "Ten Times Crazier."
Alan Jackson Precious Memories Volume II (EMI Nashville)
The follow up to the 2006 release Precious Memories, this marks Jackson's second foray into gospel music. “Denise and I had made a list of 30 to 40 songs to do for that first album,” says Jackson, who developed the project with his wife. “We had so many that we didn’t get to, I thought we’d go in and do a few more just the same way-- heartfelt and simple.”
Thompson Square Just Feels Good (Stoney Creek)
“There are a lot of fun, upbeat songs on this new album. It’s very diverse and kind of all over the map,” says Keifer Thompson, who along with his wife Shawna make-up the reigning ACM and CMA Vocal Duo of the year. They wrote co-wrote five of the 13 songs including the lead single, "If I Didn't Have You."
Maggie Rose Cut To Impress (RPM)
The first full-length album pulls its title from a lyric in the track "Mostly Bad." "It was one of those lines that stood out to me because it represents so many things that embodied my debut album," says Rose. "It's a confident statement about all the cuts on the album and it’s also is a statement saying I have cut out a place for myself as an artist that is different and unique."