Hale slates Opry debut for June
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
– Singer and actress Lucy Hale will reschedule her Opry debut for June.
Hale will make her rescheduled debut on the Grand Ole Opry on Saturday, June 21. She had been slated to play the Opry on Feb. 21, but couldn't due to illness.
That's the same month Hale releases her debut, "Road Between," on June 3 through DMG Nashville/Bigger Picture. A deluxe version features 16 total tracks including three bonus songs and two live acoustic tracks. The regular version has 11 songs produced by Mark Bright and Mike Daly
Hale has gained airplay with the single "You Sound Good To Me," written by Ashley Gorley, Luke Laird and Hillary Lindsey. Fans who had previously tagged "You Sound Good To Me" via Shazam will also get a weekly treat as tracks from the album will become available through the new Shazam newsfeed.
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