Sugarland plans to "Enjoy the Ride"
Monday, August 14, 2006
– Sugarland will release "Enjoy The Ride," the follow up album to their
debut "Twice The Speed Of Life," Nov. 7. Lead members Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush wrote or co-wrote all 11 tracks. The disc was produced by Byron Gallimore, Bush and Nettles.
"I am so excited about this album and can't wait to get it to the fans,"
said Nettles. "It has the fun, sass and positivity that everyone
expects from Sugarland with a few pleasant emotional surprises. It is
the next level for us and a true musical evolution."
As for the album title, Nettles said, "We named the record 'Enjoy the Ride' as an invitation, a reminder and a challenge: an invitation to our fans to sit back and enjoy the ride of this record, a reminder to ourselves and our fans to enjoy the ride of life and as a challenge to ourselves to enjoy this wonderful ride of a career that we've been blessed with."
Bush commented, "It picks up where our last one left off musically, spiritually and emotionally. There's a great deal of hope in the notes and words - hope for a first kiss, a new love, a blue sky or a happy ending."
"Want To," the album's first single, was the most added two weeks in a row at radio. After only a week since
its release, "Want To" sits in the Top 25.
Sugarland scored big on the country music scene in 2004 with their debut, which had big hits "Baby Girl" and "Something
More," both of which reached number 2 on the charts and received digital
Sugarland has received a Grammy nomination, an American Music Award for
"Breakthrough Favorite New Artist," an ACM award for "New Duo/Group of
the Year" and four additional nominations, as well as three CMA
nominations. They have toured with Kenny Chesney and are currently touring with Brooks & Dunn. Nettles also sang a duet with Bon Jovi on their recent number one country single, "Who Says You Can't Go Home."
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