Friday, October 22, 2021
– Lady A releases its eighth studio disc, "What A Song Can Do," the 14 songs continue the pop and harmony sounds. Dann Huff produced the set. Thomas Rhett, Darius Rucker and Carly Pearce offer support in the trio's twang-rocking first true collaboration, "Friends Don't Let Friends." Lady A's Dave Haywood steps to the mic for his first-ever lead vocal on "Working On This Love."
Pistol Annies – the group comprised of Miranda Lambert, Ashley Monroe and Angaleena Presley – deck the halls new original holiday tunes as their first Christmas album, "Hell of a Holiday." The disc features 10 festive original tracks written by the Annies plus their take on standards including "Sleigh Ride," and Merle Haggard's "If We Make it Through December" and a reimagined "Auld Lang Syne." This is the trio's fourth release.
Brett Young also is in the holiday spirit with his first-ever holiday disc, " Brett Young & Friends Sing The Christmas Classics" (BMLG Records). Enlisting collaborators including Colbie Caillat, Sam Fischer, Dann Huff, Darius Rucker, Maddie & Tae, Chris Tomlin and Phil Wickham, the eight-song collection features standards including "Silver Bells" and "White Christmas."
Brett Eldredge is out with his second holiday disc,"Mr. Christmas." The release follows the 2020 release of his original duet with Kelly Clarkson, "Under the Mistletoe" and his 2016 Christmas album, "Glow."
Canadian singer Tenille Arts releases her third album, "Girl to Girl" on 19th & Grand. Arts gained airplay with 2020's "Love, Heartbreak, & Everything in Between" with the single "Somebody Like That."
Jessie James Decker is out with "The Woman I've Become," a seven-song EP. Decker helped write two of the songs.