Sign up for newsletter

New "Nashville" set coming

Friday, November 22, 2013 – Highlighting original music from the hit drama "Nashville," "The Music of Nashville, Original Soundtrack Seasns 1, Volume 1" hits stores Dec. 10 on Big Machine.

Buddy Miller produced the new project, which features the voices of actors Connie Britton (Rayna Jaymes), Hayden Panettiere (Juliette Barnes), Charles Esten (Deacon Claybourne), Jonathan Jackson (Avery Barkley), Clare Bowen (Scarlett O'Connor), Sam Palladio (Gunnar Scott), Chris Carmack (Will Lexington), sisters Lennon and Maisy Stella (Maddie & Daphne Conrad), Aubrey Peeples (Layla Grant), Chaley Rose (Zoey Dalton), Will Chase (Luke Wheeler) and more. In each weekly episode, the cast showcases fresh songs under the direction of Miller, who also serves as the executive music producer.

Songs are:
1. What If I Was Willing Performed by Chris Carmack / Written by Billy Montana, Randy Montana, Brian Davis

2. Can't Get It Right Performed by Sam Palladio / Written by Matthew Perryman Jones, Lily Costner

3. A Life That's Good Performed by Lennon & Maisy / Written by Sarah Siskind, Ashley Monroe

4. Ball And Chain Performed by Connie Britton, Will Chase / Written by Tammi Lynn Kidd, Paul Kennerley

5. This Town Performed by Clare Bowen, Charles Esten / Written by Jaida Dreyer, Andrew Rollins, Cory Mayo

6. Trouble Is Performed by Hayden Panettiere / Written by Kate York, Marv Green

7. Playin' Tricks Performed by Charles Esten / Written by Justin Davis, Sarah Zimmerman, Adam Wright

8. Why Can't I Say Goodnight Performed by Clare Bowen, Sam Palladio / Written by Angelo Petraglia, Kim Richey

9. Tell Me Performed by Aubrey Peeples / Written by Jaida Dreyer, Andrew Rollins, Cory Mayo, Jody Stevens

10. Wayfaring Stranger (A Cappella Version) Performed by Chaley Rose / Public Domain

11. Share With You Performed by Lennon & Maisy / Written by Garrison Starr

12. How You Learn To Live Alone Performed by Jonathan Jackson / Written by Mary Gauthier, Gretchen Peters

13. Can't Say No To You Performed by Hayden Panettiere, Chris Carmack / Written by Sarah Buxton, Jedd Hughes, Gordie Sampson

A pre-order will begin via iTunes on Monday. Target will simultaneously release an exclusive version of the soundtrack with four bonus tracks.

The first two volumes sold more than 2.6 million digital downloads. "Nashville" airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m. eastern on ABC.

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: Wishing for more McKenna – Telling friends you just saw a Lori McKenna concert usually draws immediate blank stares. That is until you mention some of the more famous songs she's helped write for stars like Little Big Town and Tim McGraw. What your friends may not realize, though, is there are more great songs where those hits came from. McKenna's set list included a... »»»
Concert Review: Drive-By Truckers finds little to celebrate – While introducing "Guns of Umpqua," off the new "American Band" album, Drive-By Truckers' Patterson Hood wondered out loud - in a profanity-laced observation - why he can never seem to see a flag not at half-mast anymore. "We can do better, people!" he admonished the crowd. In an election year with two of the most... »»»
Subscribe to Country News Digest Country News Digest      Follow Country Standard Time on twitter CST      Visit Country Standard Time on Facebook CST

Elsewhere in the news

Currently at the CST blogs

For Shires, home is where the family lies Mercy Rose Isbell recently celebrated her first birthday and, ironically, the album she helped inspire has just been released. Synchronicity is a beautiful thing. Mercy Rose is, of course, the daughter of singer/songwriters Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires, two of the most gifted Americana artists working today... ... »»»
The Earls of Leicester rattle and roar Something old is new again. The Earls of Leicester, fresh from their first release in late 2014 and the IBMA Entertainer of the Year Award for 2015, followed that remarkable success with "Rattle and Roar." The Earls of Leicester play the songs popularized by, and in the musical style of Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs.... »»»
Watkins does all the right things on "Young in All the Wrong Ways" In the nine years since Nickel Creek declared itself on indefinite hiatus, violinist/vocalist Sara Watkins has been relentlessly busy. She discovered a new pathway for her harmonic gifts with Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O'Donovan in the vocal trio I'm With Her.... »»»
White Christmas Blue CD review - White Christmas Blue
There are some "country" stars that can't seem to make true country music. Then there are artists like Loretta Lynn that can't not create pure country music. Lynn's "White Christmas Blue" album may feel like a Christmas miracle to many traditional country fans.  »»»
For Better, Or Worse CD review - For Better, Or Worse
With "For Better or Worse," John Prine follows up his "In Spite of Ourselves" album with more male/female duets. And this one is a true A-list effort, as it finds Prine trading lines with the likes of Miranda Lambert, Kacey Musgraves and Alison Krauss. Once again, though, Iris DeMent steals the show with the angry and sarcastic "Who's Gonna Take the Garbage Out," the same way she did with the prior album's title cut. »»»