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LaMontagne announces fifth disc

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 – Ray LaMontagne will release his fifth studio album, "Supernova," on May 6 via RCA Records.

The album is the follow up to his Grammy award winning album "God Willin' & the Creek Don't Rise." The new disc, which was produced by Dan Auerbach (The Black Keys), was recorded in Nashville.

LaMontagne has released four studio albums ("Trouble," "Till The Sun Turns Black," "Gossip in the Grain" and "God Willin' & the Creek Don't Rise"). "God Willin' & the Creek Don't Rise" garnered three Grammy Award nominations including Song of The Year category for "Beg Steal or Borrow" and won the Grammy for Best Contemporary Folk Album.

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