Adkins aims for love on new CD
Monday, March 25, 2013
– Trace Adkins' 11th studio album, "Love Will...," is set for May 14 release on Show Dog-Universal Music. The album about love will feature Colbie Caillat, the Harlem Gospel Choir and Exile.
Fans can pre-order the CD via online retailers on April 2nd. All who pre-order on iTunes will immediately receive an instant download of Watch The World End featuring Caillat.
Each week through album release, fans can hear a new song at www.TraceAdkins.com. New this week, fans can stream Watch The World End.
The Harlem Gospel Choir backs Trace on the title track in the Gospel tradition of spreading love and inspiration. Exile joined on a new version of one of the big Exile hit, Kiss You All Over.
"What is love, if not a collaboration between unique individuals?" asks Adkins. "Regardless of genre, I'm a fan of strong songwriting and vocal ability - I can't say enough about what Colbie, the Harlem Gospel Choir and Exile brought to the table in their own way. It is an honor to have such talented performers, songwriters and producers join me on the most inspiring, satisfying album of my career."
Producers included Tony Brown, Mark Wright, Frank Rogers, Kenny Beard and Mickey Cones.
Songs on the CD are:
1. When I Stop Loving You*
2. So What If I Do**
3. Come See Me***
4. Right Now**
5. Every One Of You**
6. The Altar Of Your Love***
7. Kiss You All Over (Featuring Exile)***
8. If The Sun Comes Up***
9. Say No To A Woman
10. Watch The World End (Featuring Colbie Caillat)
11. Love Will (Featuring Harlem Gospel Choir)
Produced by Frank Rogers
*Produced by Tony Brown & Mickey Jack Cones
**Produced by Mark Wright, Kenny Beard & Mickey Jack Cones
***Produced by Kenny Beard & Mickey Jack Cones
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