Yearwood announces songs on upcoming release
Friday, June 28, 2019
– Trisha Yearwood revealed the track list for her upcoming 14-song CD, "Every Girl."
This fall, she launches her first solo tour in five years. The "Every Girl On Tour" kicks off Oct. 3 with a special three-night engagement with the Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center. The 22-city trek stops in New York, Boston, Atlanta, Chicago, St. Louis, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Fort Worth, Texas, Minneapolis and Jacksonville.
Garth Fundis, Yearwood's long-time producer, again was at the helm. The first single is "Every Girl in This Town."
Husband Garth Brooks, Kelly Clarkson and Don Henley all contribute backing vocals.
"Tell Me Something I Don't Know" features Clarkson with Brooks on the ballad, "What Gave Me Away." Henley sings on "Love You Anyway."
As a Linda Ronstadt fan, she reached out to songwriterKarla Bonoff for a collaboration and recorded "Home," originally cut by Bonnie Raitt. Lucie Silvas, Caitlyn Smith, Patricia Conroy, Ashley McBryde and Gretchen Peters were among the songwriters.
"I approached this album without any pressure or expectations," she said. "I'm so grateful the songs were there. I found 14 tunes I couldn't live without. You want people to recognize you as an artist, but you also want to take them somewhere they haven't necessarily been with you before. With the freedom of no expectations, I got back to that feeling I felt on my first album, like I have to do this and put it out there. Over the years, I let go of worrying about perfection. I just wanted to have a good time. I realized maybe that's when you do your best work."
"Every Girl" is Yearwood's first full-length country record since 2007's "Heaven, Heartache and the Power of Love." Earlier this year, she released an homage to Frank Sinatra, "Let's Be Frank." She also was on Brooks' 2014 - 2017 world tour.
The track listing is:
1. Workin' On Whiskey
2. Find A Way
4. Every Girl In This Town
5. Tell Me Something I Don't Know (Featuring Kelly Clarkson)
6. What Gave Me Away (Featuring Garth Brooks)
7. Something Kinda Like It
8. When Lonely Calls
10. I'll Carry You Home
11. Drink Up
12. Bible and A .44
13. Can't Take Back Goodbye
14. Love You Anyway (Featuring Don Henley)
Tour dates are:
Oct. 3-5 Nashville, TN Schermerhorn Symphony Center
Oct. 13 Atlanta, GA Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
Oct. 24 Carmel, IN The Center for the Performing Arts - The Palladium
Oct. 25 St. Louis, MO Stifel Theatre
Oct. 26 Cincinnati, OH Taft Theatre
Oct. 27 Cleveland, OH Playhouse Square - KeyBank State Theatre
Nov. 2 Tulsa, OK Brady Theater
Nov. 3 Sugar Land, TX Smart Financial Centre
Nov. 4 Fort Worth, TX Bass Performance Hall
Nov. 7 Chicago, IL The Chicago Theatre
Nov. 8 Milwaukee, WI Riverside Theater
Nov. 9 Minneapolis, MN Orpheum Theatre
Nov. 21 New York, NY Town Hall Theatre
Nov. 22 Boston, MA Wilbur Theatre
Nov. 23 Wilkes-Barre, PA The F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts
Nov. 24 Glenside, PA Keswick Theatre
Dec. 4 Melbourne, FL Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts
Dec. 5 Fort Lauderdale, FL Parker Playhouse
Dec. 6 Clearwater, FL Ruth Eckerd Hall
Dec. 7 Jacksonville, FL Florida Theatre
Dec. 8 Naples FL, Artis-Naples - Hayes Hall
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