Rascal Flatts slates media blitz
Monday, May 12, 2014
– Rascal Flatts will release its ninth studio album "Rewind" on Tuesday with several national TV and radio performances in addition to promotional events.
Tuesday, May 13: In-depth profile on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams
Performance of "Rewind" on The Voice
Rascal Flatts Album Release Event presented by Citi
(Tickets available at CitiPrivatePass.com)
Friday, May 23: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Friday, May 30: Toyota Concert Series on Today
Spearheaded by bassist Jay DeMarcus, Flatts co-produced more than half of the album with Howard Benson and Dann Huff contributing to several of the 13 standard and 4 deluxe tracks.
"Music has changed so much in the last few years and in order to stay relevant you have to change with it, but we also had to be true to ourselves," said DeMarcus. "Rewind is a combination of staying with what people know and love, the familiar Flatts, but also bridging the musical gap into today's country music and pushing the envelope a little bit. There is a delicate balance, and I think we've done a pretty good job. There are songs on the record where people are going to say, 'That's vintage Flatts. That's what I fell in love with' and a whole new generation of country music listeners are going to go, 'Wow. I didn't expect this from them."
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