Lee Ann Womack goes for "Last Call" to radio late June
Thursday, June 19, 2008
– Lee Ann Womack will officially release her new single, "Last Call," to radio June 30 with an album due out this fall. The song, written by Erin Enderlin and Shane McAnally, is from her seventh album, produced by Tony Brown and titled "Call Me Crazy."
"I'm so fired up to be back doing what I feel like I was born to do,
which is making country music," said Womack. "The time I spent writing,
looking for songs, and meeting with Tony felt so effortless and
natural. One of my favorite things when making a record is working
with some of the best singers and musicians in the world...it was so fun
to have some of them work on this project."
Four of the 12 tracks were co-written by Womack. She also received vocal help from Keith Urban and George Strait. Last time Womack
and Strait collaborated was for "Good News, Bad News", which earned them
a Country Music Association award for "Musical Event of the Year."
Womack has sold more than 6 million albums and won two Grammys. Her last CD, the very traditional "There's More Where That Came From," came out in February 2005.
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