Whitney Duncan offers digital EP
Thursday, December 25, 2008
– Whitney Duncan was slated to release her Warner debut in January 2009, but that date will apparently have come and gone. Warner seems to have decided to get Duncan's music out to the public for sale anyway - her five-song"Right Road Now" EP, a precursor to her CD, came out Tuesday in digital format.
Duncan co-wrote all of the songs on EP, which was produced by Mark Bright and John Shanks. Songs included Away, The Bed That You Made, Little By Little, So Sorry Mama and When I Said I Would.
The label previously released an EP from Duncan in 2007.
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