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Jennifer Hanson returns with new single

Friday, August 3, 2007 – Jennifer Hanson is back in action after a four-year layoff. Universal Records South released "Joyride," Hanson's first single for the label, this week.

Hanson, a California native, co-produced her upcoming CD release with Nick Brophy, co-wrote all of the songs on her record and played several of the instruments.

The album is not completed, but an early 2008 release date is likely, according to Hanson's publicist.

Hanson also wrote hit records for other artists, including The Wreckers' number one single, "Leave the Pieces," and Bucky Covington's "A Different World," currently in the top 10.

Hanson's lone hit on her own was "Beautiful goodbye" in August 2002, which hit 16 on the Billboard charts. "This Far Gone" and "Half a Heart Tattoo" were released as follow-up singles, but only charted at 42 and 40 respectively. Hanson was on Capitol Records at the time.

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Born the daughter of a pro country musician and married to a country singer and songwriter, a music career must have seemed almost inevitable to Jennifer Hanson. Still, connections only count for so much, and Hanson's clearly not afraid of taking responsibility for her own work; on her debut CD, she not only sang but shared the producer's chair and co-wrote all but two songs. The first single, "Beautiful Goodbye," is a fair introduction to the collection. The song's rock edge and Hanson's »»»
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Concert Review: LSD tour provides a lot of highs – This was not your grandkids' country, that's for sure. Even the name of the tour - the LSD Tour - was a throwback (albeit far before the principals were making music). But make no mistake about it. With the ever cool country traditionalist Dwight Yoakam, the country with some rock and blues and rabble rousing of Steve Earle thrown in and the... »»»
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