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New music coming from Shelby Lynne

Monday, August 1, 2011 – Shelby Lynne is back in the studio working on a new album - writing, recording and producing the collection herself. "Revelation Road" will be released on Oct. 18 by her EVERSO Records. Lynne also will launch a tour to coincide with the CD.

"I just wanted to do something that was so damn real," said Lynne. "The heartbeat of the song has to come through. Hopefully people will listen to the songs and see that I put my heart and my soul into this thing."

The title track is the first single and will be available on iTunes beginning Aug. 16.

The new disc follows "Tears, Lies And Alibis," Lynne's first release on EVERSO in April 2010.

Songs on the new CD are:

1. Revelation Road

2. I'll Hold Your Head

3. Even Angels

4. Lead Me Love

5. The Thief

6. Woebegone

7. I Want To Go Back

8. I Don't Need A Reason To Cry

9. Toss It All Aside 10. Heaven's Only Days Down The Road

11. I Won't Leave You

Tour dates are:

Sept. 30 Carrboro, NC The Arts Center

Oct. 12 San Diego, CA Anthology

Oct. 14 Santa Monica, CA McCabe's Guitar Shop

Oct. 15 Santa Monica, CA McCabe's Guitar Shop

Oct. 17 Napa, CA Napa Valley Opera House

Oct. 18 San Francisco, CA Swedish American Music Hall

Oct. 20 Portland, OR Mississippi Studios

Oct. 21 Vancouver, BC The Rio Theatre

Oct. 22 Seattle, WA The Triple Door

Oct. 25 Denver, CO Soiled Dove

Oct. 27 Minneapolis, MN Dakota Jazz Club

Oct. 28 Chicago, IL Lincoln Hall

Oct. 30 Cleveland, OH Beachland Ballroom

Oct. 31 Toronto, ON Hugh's Room

Nov. 2 New York, NY Highline Ballroom

Nov. 3 Somerville, MA Johnny D's

Nov. 5 Philadelphia, PA Tin Angel

Nov. 6 Philadelphia, PA Tin Angel

Nov. 7 Annapolis, MD Rams Head On Stage

Nov. 8 Alexandria, VA Birchmere

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I Can't Imagine CD review - I Can't Imagine
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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: Sweeney maintains her musical integrity – Sunny Sweeney has gone the big label route and even earned a hit with "From a Table Away," but truth be told, she's better off without the baggage of the bigs, especially given the consistent quality and musical vision that was so clearly and admirably on display on this evening. When the East Texas native started her career, she was... »»»
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