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Deborah Allen signs record deal

Monday, February 28, 2011 – Deborah Allen signed an agreement with Nashville-based Delta Rock Records and is putting the finishing touches on her debut album for the label.

Tentatively titled "Hear Me Now," Allen incorporates elements of country, pop, rock and soul. Allen produced 8 of the 11 songs, with longtime friend and songwriter/producer Bobby Braddock producing the other 3. The first single is due at country radio in March.

"I'm so excited to work with a label that shares my creative vision and allows me the freedom to work as a pure artist," said Allen. "Delta Rock Records is the perfect home for my new album, and I can't wait to share it with the rest of the world and all my fans."

Allen has enjoyed hits with Baby I Lied, I've Been Wrong Before andRock Me. She has also written songs for dozens of artists, including LeAnn Rimes, Brooks & Dunn, Tanya Tucker, Patty Loveless, John Conlee, Diana Ross, Fleetwood Mac and Janie Fricke.

"Hear Me Now" will be released as a joint venture with GMV Nashville. Allen released her most recent holiday single, "Redneck Christmas," through GMV Nashville in 2010.

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