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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.

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