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As sure as it's spring break, Bryan announces EP

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 – Luke Bryan will release his next spring break themed digital EP on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, "Spring Break 6...Like We Ain't Ever."

The album contains six original songs, all co-written by Bryan. "The songs for this project came together so fast," said Bryan. "These special EPs all began as a way to get new music out to the fans between studio projects. I feel like year after year, we get a little bit better at writing for this. I think with these new songs I would be proud to put them on any album we release."

Bryan will once again play two free concerts at Spinnaker's Beach Club in Panama City, Fla. on March 11 and 12 for the sixth consecutive year. Last year's shows saw a two-day crowd total of 120,000 fans.

Songs are:
1. She Get Me High
2. Like We Ain't Ever
3. Night One
4. Are You Leaving With Him
5. Good Lookin Girl
6. The Sand I Brought To The Beach

Bryan's previous five spring break releases have sold more than 750,000 copies. Last year's album debuted at number one on the Billboard Country sales chart and earning him his first number one album on Billboard's Top 200 chart, selling 149,515 units its first week.

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