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Aldean parties on

Monday, August 23, 2010 – The party is on for Jason Aldean Nov. 2. That's the release date of his 15-song fourth CD, "My Kinda Party."

"The album is named ' My Kinda Party' because it's totally representative of what I like and what my fans have come to expect on my records and at the 'party' we throw at our shows," said Aldean. "I think the key is knowing who you are as an artist and taking it to an extreme without ripping anybody else off...it's all about knowing what it is that sets you apart."

The first single is the title track. He also duets with pop singer Kelly Clarkson for Don't You Wanna Stay and goes hip-hop with Dirt Road Anthem.

"I don't want my records to sound like everybody else's," he said. "The only way to do that is to cut it like we do...with my touring band and with an engineer that nobody else uses in Nashville, and I'm really proud of that."

Songs on the CD are:

1. Tattoos On This Town (written by Neil Thrasher, Wendell Mobley, Michael Dulaney)

2. Dirt Road Anthem (written by Brantley Gilbert, Colt Ford)

3. Church Pew or Barstool (written by Josh Thompson, Adam Craig, Michael Howard)

4. Just Passing Through (written by David Lee Murphy, Kim Tribble)

5. Fly Over States (written by Neil Thrasher, Michael Dulaney)

6. My Kinda Party (written by Brantley Gilbert)

7. I Ain't Ready to Quit (written by Thomas Rhett Akins, Jaron Boyer, Ben Stennis)

8. It Ain't Easy (written by Justin Weaver, Caitlyn Smith, Jon Mabe)

9. Country Boy's World (written by John Edwards, Jayce Hein, Ronny Vines, Tommy Curry)

10. Heartache That Don't Stop Hurting (written by Brett James, Leslie Satcher)

11. Texas was You (written by Neil Thrasher, Wendell Mobley, Tony Martin)

12. Don't You Wanna Stay (written by Paul Jenkins, Jason Sellers, Andy Gibson)

13. See You When I See You (written by Neil Thrasher, Wendell Mobley, Tony Martin)

14. If She Could See Me Now (written by Bryan Edwards, Bill Luther, Justin Weaver)

15. Days Like These (written by Neil Thrasher, Mike Busbee, Wendell Mobley)

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