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McGraw goes deluxe - twice

Friday, April 9, 2021 – Tim McGraw will release two deluxe versions of "Here on Earth"on April 16 via Big Machine.

The two are "Here on Earth Ultimate Edition" and "Here on Earth Ultimate Video Edition."

McGraw also unveiled a brand-new song "God Moves The Pen" today.

The "Ultimate Edition" features six new tracks, including "God Moves The Pen," "Undivided" – McGraw's collaboration with Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard – and two additional bonus movie tracks, "Keep Your Eyes on Me" with Faith Hill from the 2017 feature film "The Shack" and "Gravity" from the 2018 Academy Award winning documentary "Free Solo." McGraw wrote the former alongside Hill, Lori McKenna and Shane McAnally and the latter with McKenna.

The "Ultimate Video Edition" will include all tracks on the "Ultimate Edition" with the addition of videos for six songs: "Here on Earth," "I Called Mama," "Gravy," "Undivided," "Thought About You" and "Neon Church."

McGraw's original "Here on Earth" album – his 16th studio album – debuted at number one on the Billboard Country album chart upon its August 2020 release

A special edition 12" vinyl of "Undivided" will be available on June 12 for Record Store Day. McGraw and Hubbard's first live performance of the song came during the 2021 Celebrating America television special following President Joe Biden's inauguration in January. Most recently, they released a Director's Cut version of the song's music video.

An acoustic version of McGraw's hit single "I Called Mama" – originally released in May 2020 – will be on the B-side of the vinyl.

The "Here on Earth" Ultimate Edition track list is:
Chevy
Here on Earth*
Damn Sure Do
Hallelujahville
Good Taste In Women
Hard to Stay Mad At
Sheryl Crow
Not From California
Hold You Tonight
7500 OBO
If I Was A Cowboy
I Called Mama*
Gravy*
War of Art
Doggone
Undivided / Tim McGraw & Tyler Hubbard*
Thought About You*
Neon Church*
Cuttin' Onions
Truth Is
God Moves the Pen

Bonus movie tracks
Keep Your Eyes on Me / Tim McGraw and Faith Hill from feature film "The Shack"
Gravity from Academy Award winning documentary "Free Solo"

* indicates video featured on HERE ON EARTH Ultimate Video Edition


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