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Trace Adkins tries to feel something with new single

Thursday, April 19, 2007 – Trace Adkins went to radio with a new single, "I Wanna Feel Something," Monday. The song is the third release from Adkins' gold certified "Dangerous Man" album and the follow-up to his hit "Ladies Love Country Boys."

"I recorded this song because I think the message is timely," explains Adkins. "We're just so overwhelmed and bombarded with information that it's hard to get a rise out of us anymore - about anything. It seems like it has to be something really shocking for us to stop and go, Wow!"

"I Wanna Feel Something" also marks Adkins' debut as a producer, teaming in that role with songwriters Casey Beathard and Kenny Beard.

Adkins continues to headline his Dangerous Man Tour throughout the country this summer. Upcoming tour dates are:

April 21 Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park Live Oak, FL

April 28/May 1 Grand Ole Opry Nashville

May 5 Reliant Arena Houston

May 8 Grand Ole Opry Nashville

05/17 Savannah Civic Center Savannah, GA

05/18 Freedom Hall Johnson City, TN

05/19 HiFi Buys Amphitheatre Atlanta, GA

05/26-27 Harrah's Casino Cherokee, N.C.

June 2 Carolina Crossroads Roanoke Rapids, N.C.

June 9 Winstock MusicFest Winsted, MN

June 14 South Shore Music Circus Cohasset, MA

June 15 Cape Cod Melody Tent Hyannis, MA

June 16 Home of the Wild Things Washington, PA

June 20 Country USA Oshkosh WI

June 21 Country Stampede Festival Grounds Manhattan, KS

June 22 Greeley Stampede Greeley CO

June 23 Country Jam USA Grand Junction CO

June 29 Dauphin Countryfest Dauphin MB

July 3 Fort Sill Lawton, OK

July 5 Country Concert at Hickory Hil Fort Loramie OH

July 12 Interlochen Center Interlochen, MI

July 13 Hodag Country Festival Rhinelander WI

July 18 Country Thunder USA Twin Lakes WI

July 19 Great Jones County Fair Monticello IA

July 20 Country Jam USA Eau Claire WI

July 21 Porter County Fair Valparaiso, IN

July 25 Neshoba County Fairgrounds Philadelphia MS

July 27 Adams County Fair Hastings NE

July 30 Monroe County Fair Monroe, MI

Aug. 1 Medina County Fair Medina OH

Aug. 4 We Fest Detroit Lakes MN

Aug. 8 Casino Rama Rama, ON

Aug. 9 Erie County Fair & Expo Hamburg NY

Aug. 10 Naval Amphibious Base Norfolk, VA

Aug. 11 Countryfest Richmond VA

Aug. 18 Kentucky State Fair Louisville, KY

Aug. 19 Genesee County Fair Mount Morris, MI

Aug. 23 Crawford County Fair Meadville, PA

Aug. 25 Champlain Valley Exposition Essex Junction, VT

Aug. 26 Meadowbrook Musical Arts Center Gilford, NH

Sept. 1 Choctaw Grounds & Amphitheatre Tuskahoma, OK

Sept. 10 York Fair York, PA

Sept. 11 Allegan County Fair Allegan, MI

Sept. 16 Eastern States Expo West Springfield, MA

Sept. 29 River City Round Up Omaha NE

Oct. 5-6 Island Resort & Casino Harris MI

Dec, 1 Rock Crusher Canyon Crystal River, FL

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Something's Going On CD review - Something's Going On
Trace Adkins' wonderful low singing voice can be a little deceptive because he could easily sing utter crap and still somehow sound great. It's why the critical ear must pay close attention to specifically what he's saying in his songs whenever evaluating his work. Adkins doesn't write his own songs, so he's entirely dependent upon stellar writers. Thankfully, "Something's Going On" is a better than average collection of songs, especially good for Adkins, as »»»
Live Country DVD CD review - Live Country DVD
"Live Country" is a concert film featuring Trace Adkins performing his biggest hits at The Paramount in Huntington, N.Y. Anticipation was high for this one because Adkins, along with Josh Turner, is one of our very best low-voiced singers. Perhaps poor audio quality is to blame, but Adkins' singing isn't nearly as powerful in this live setting as it is on CD. From the cheesy stage props to the casually dressed backing singers (one even has a headband that leaves her looking »»»
The King's Gift CD review - The King's Gift
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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: Kristofferson gives insight, but no easy answers – When they say music gets better with age, they're not always just talking about songs alone; sometimes they're also referring to the listener. When Kris Kristofferson sings, "Well, I woke up Sunday morning/With no way to hold my head that didn't hurt," to smartly open "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down," he... »»»
Concert Review: No sugarcoating, Welch dishes out an experience – Gillian Welch (accompanied, as always, by master guitarist David Rawlings), celebrated her "The Harrow & The Harvest" album with a powerful night of music. She apologized many times for the utter unhappiness expressed through this album's songs, admitting it's "not the most chipper album" at one point.... »»»
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