Alecia Nugent delays third CD until March '09
Tuesday, December 2, 2008
– The release of Alecia Nugent's third CD, "Hillbilly Goddess," was pushed back two months to March 2009.
The CD was due Jan. 13, 2009, but now will be out March 24. "It was just a better date for us to move it to," said a label spokesperson. Tuesday.
Nugent mines country and bluegrass music. Her self-titled debut was out in 2004 followed by "A Little Girl...A Big Four-Lane" in 2006. Appearing on the new CD are singing partner Bradley Walker, J.D. Crowe, members of Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, Blue Highway, The Dan Tyminski Band and The Infamous Stringdusters. Nugent wrote the title track with Carl Jackson and Sonya Kelly.
1. Wreckin' The Train
2. Don't Tell Me
3. Hillbilly Goddess
4. Just Another Alice
5. The Last Greyhound
6. Cryin' All The Way To The Bank
7. Dyin' To Hold Her Again
8. Nugent Family Band
9. Wishin' Hard
10. The Writing's All Over The Wall (with Bradley Walker)
11. Already Home
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