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Lambert starts a "Revolution" in September

Wednesday, June 10, 2009 – Miranda Lambert will release her third album, "Revolution," on Sept. 29, featuring the new single Dead Flowers.

"I think this record is truly the most artistic project I have ever done," Lambert said. "I really put my entire being into the making of it. From the writing to the recording to finding the perfect mixture of things I wanted to say. The inspiration was easy to come by, because it's a compilation of everything I have ever listened to and fell in love with. It's not an album where you listen from song to song, it's a state of mind, a way of life. I hope people have as much fun getting to know me through listening as I did getting to know myself in recording it. And maybe it will do just as its title says....start a revolution."

For the follow-up to "Crazy Ex- Girlfriend," which won the 2008 ACM Album of the Year Award, continues Lambert wrote three songs alone and co-wrote a majority of the balance with a cross-section of writers including boyfriend Blake Shelton, Ashley Monroe, Allen Shamblin and Lady Antebellum's Dave Haywood and Charles Kelley, who lends background vocals on Love Song.

Lambert will include songs from John Prine and Julie Miller.

Frank Liddell and Mike Wrucke return to produce "Revolution" and final touches are being made.

Lambert continues touring the country with superstar Chesney and will help closeout The CMA Music Festival on Sunday night with a performance at LP Field.

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