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The Dirt Drifters debut with single

Monday, February 14, 2011 – The Dirt Drifters are putting out their debut single, Something Better, to country radio today on Warner Nashville.

The song is available on iTunes and will be featured on their forthcoming debut album entitled "This Is My Blood," produced by Justin Niebank (Vince Gill and Keith Urban).

The song was co-written by band members Nick Diamond, Matt Fleener, Ryan Fleener and Jeff Middleton. The Dirt Drifters are currently out on the road visiting radio and playing shows across the country in support of their new single.

The Dirt Drifters met in Nashville, five musicians from four states: lead singer/guitarist Matt Fleener, vocalist/guitarist Ryan Fleener, vocalist/guitarist Jeff Middleton, bassist Jeremy Little and drummer Nick Diamond.

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