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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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When we last heard from Jennifer Hanson, she released her self-titled debut six years ago, garnering one semi-hit "Beautiful Goodbyes." Since then, the Californian's success has been on the songwriting front with "Leave the Pieces" for The Wreckers and "A Different World" for Bucky Covington. Hanson switched labels, but with two singles not burning up the charts, this release went digital only. As for the artistic merit here, Hanson still has a very pleasant »»»
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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 »»»
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: These Eagles keep songs alive and well – The newly reconfigured Eagles lineup, which now includes Vince Gill and Deacon Frey in place of the late Glenn Frey, hasn't changed its set much since this modified grouping's debut at Dodger Stadium in 2017. Don Henley announced from the outset, though, how the group continues to tour primarily so it can keep the Eagles' many great songs alive.... »»»
Concert Review: Lovett could not have scripted it any better – Cerritos is a fair distance from Hollywood, but Lyle Lovett, who has accumulated a long list of acting credits, sometimes seemed like he was giving a company town performance this night. Maybe it was because Paul Reiser, the "Mad About You" star, introduced Lovett with a funny bit about what some of the man's songs mean (or don't mean).... »»»
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