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Underwood tells her story

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 – Carrie Underwood became the storyteller on Wednesday night as she revealed information about the songs on her upcoming fifth release, "Storyteller."

Underwood went to social media to reveal the track listing for "Storyteller," out Oct. 23. The disc was produced by Jay Joyce, Mark Bright and Zach Crowell. Underwood co-wrote 6 of its 13 songs, including the first single, "Smoke Break." Hillary Lindsay had a hand in writing nine of the songs.

Songs on the CD are:
1. "Renegade Runaway" (Carrie Underwood/Chris DeStefano/Hillary Lindsey)
2. "Dirty Laundry" (Zach Crowell/Ashley Gorley/Hillary Lindsey)
3. "Church Bells" (Zach Crowell/Brett James/Hillary Lindsey)
4. "Heartbeat" (Carrie Underwood/Zach Crowell/Ashley Gorley)
5. "Smoke Break" (Carrie Underwood/Chris DeStefano/Hillary Lindsey)
6. "Choctaw County Affair" (Jason White)
7. "Like I'll Never Love You Again" (Hillary Lindsey/Lori McKenna/Liz Rose)
8. "Chaser" (Carrie Underwood/Mike Elizondo/Hillary Lindsey)
9. "Relapse" (Ben Caver/Sara Haze/Brett James)
10. "Clock Don't Stop" (Blair Daly/Chris DeStefano/Hillary Lindsey)
11. "The Girl You Think I Am" (Carrie Underwood/David Hodges/Hillary Lindsey)
12. "Mexico" (Kathleen Higgins/Jamie Moore/Derrick Adam Southerland)
13. "What I Never Knew I Always Wanted" (Carrie Underwood/Brett James/Hillary Lindsey)

Joyce produced tracks 1, 2 and 5-8. Bright produced songs 3 and 10-13, while Crowell produced tracks 4 and 9.

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