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Aldean streams "Night Train"

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 – Jason Aldean is giving fans the chance to listen to his upcoming fifth studio album "Night train," for the week leading up to its Oct. 16 release, with an exclusiveiTunes pre-stream.

The stream is available only on desktop and iPad devices in the U.S. and Canada.

"It's a really cool thing that iTunes is letting us offer a stream of the album a week before release," said Aldean. "As a music fan, I love going on there and digging for new tunes and new artists that I may want to download. I am so anxious to get this album out and for the fans to hear it, so this feels like an early birthday present or something."

The CD includes the chart topping single Take a Little Ride, now in its third consecutive week at number one on the Billboard Country Songs chart. It was the biggest digital debut ever by a male country artist and flew to the top of the country charts faster than any other song this year. This marks Aldean's sixth consecutive number one single and 10th of his career.

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