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Jason Aldean goes for The Truth

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 – Jason Aldean is releasing The Truth as the third single from his third album "Wide Open" this week with an official add date of Monday, Sept. 28.

"This is one of those songs that I heard the first time and knew I wanted to cut," said Aldean. "It's about a relationship going bad and the guy just losing it over this girl. He's basically begging...saying 'make up whatever story you want, tell 'em I left town or whatever you need to say...just don't tell 'em the truth.' I don't know a guy who hasn't been through that before."

Ashley Monroe and Brett James penned the mid-tempo song. The Truth is the follow-up to Aldean's first two gold certified and multi-week number one hits She's Country and Big Green Tractor. Aldean is currently headlining his Wide Open arena tour.

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