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Keith Urban is In

Monday, May 3, 2010I'm In, the fifth single from Keith Urban's "Defying Gravity" CD, is set to be released next week. The song, written by Radney Foster, follows Urban's 22nd top 5 hit, 'Til Summer Comes Around.

That was his second top five from the song (Kiss A Girl). He had two number ones with Sweet Thing and Only You Could Love Me This Way.

\"Radney recorded an album called 'See What You Want to See' that I heard and loved when I was recording 'Golden Road'," said Urban. "It's full of great songs. I'm In is on that album, as is Raining On Sunday, which I cut, Godspeed (Sweet Dreams) that the Dixie Chicks cut, and The Lucky Ones that Pat Green did. I said to Radney that my goal is to eventually cover every song on that album."

In celebration of the song's release, starting on Sunday, May 10, Urban will be asking people to submit their favorite I'm In story to Urban's web site. Stories, topics for which can include 'how you've made a commitment to a significant other' or 'how you've dedicated yourself to a charity' or 'how you've made a difference in someone's life or 'however they would define being "in", are to be no more than 350 characters and can include a photo or video clip that illustrates how you're "in". Stories will be randomly posted at keithurban.net weekly and those chosen will afford their authors the chance to win free Keith Urban music, concert tickets and/or signed guitar.

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Fuse CD review - Fuse
Keith Urban will keep his superstar status intact with the lengthy "Fuse." The upbeat, commercial- and fan-friendly music and singing from Urban will ensure that. This is pretty much vintage Urban. That means Urban's not very high on the country quotient. What sounds like a guitar on the rocking Good Thing and the somewhat swampy Red Camaro, for example, is Mike Elizondo's programming. Yes, there's gango (six-stringed banjo with guitar neck) sprinkled in many songs, but »»»
Get Closer CD review - Get Closer
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Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Lambert refuses to rest on laurels – Watching this stop on Miranda Lambert's "Livin' Like Hippies Tour," one is struck by just how many great songs the country singer/songwriter already has in her repertoire. With most artists, it's relatively easy to guess which song a performer will choose to close a show. But Lambert has so many winners to pick from, many... »»»
Concert Review: DBT rocks on – Drive-By Truckers still sometimes get miscategorized as alt.-country, but who's kidding whom? With three electric guitarists upfront exchanging hard rock licks all night, this is a blistering Southern rock band. Hitting the stage just before 10, the band played a satisfying 2-hour-plus set. At 11:40, Patterson Hood announced the band would be... »»»
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