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Joe Nichols serves Gimmie That Girl

Monday, October 12, 2009 – Joe Nichols' new single Gimmie That Girl is out and appears on this week's Billboard country charts at 60. The up-tempo song made its world premiere on CMT.com. and is the second single from Nichols' soon to be released CD, "Old Things New" (street date Oct. 27 on Universal Records South).

"This song is getting great reaction from the fans," said Teddi Bonadies VP of National Promotion, Universal Records South "Wherever it's played, the phones are lighting up. In Nashville, Gerry House premiered it on his morning show last week, and the listeners gave it a perfect 10. This song is tracking as well, if not better, than any of Joe's previous big hits, and that's saying a lot. He has had some really big songs, from Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off to Brokenheartsville to The Impossible. We're very excited about the reaction this song is getting from both radio and the music fans."

"I really had fun with this one," Nichols said of the Rhett Akins/ Dallas Davidson/ Ben Hayslip penned song. "It's one of the catchiest tunes on the new CD and the beauty is its simplicity. Being a married man, I also like the message - telling your woman she's beautiful as she is - she doesn't need all that glamour. The woman you are right now, no makeup and just hanging out in a pair of old jeans and t-shirt -that's the woman I love."

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