Hale CD coming in June
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
– Actress Lucy Hale, who is embarking on a singing career, will release her debut in June.
"Road Between" streets June 3 on DMG Nashville/Bigger Picture Group. Hale currently has a single "You Sound Good To Me," climbing the country radio charts.
"This has been a dream of mine since I was a little girl singing Faith Hill and Shania Twain songs into my hairbrush in the mirror," said Hale. "It was both exciting and scary for me to be so vulnerable making this album, and it's turned out to be something genuinely me and something I'm really proud to share."
Hale will make her debut on the Grand Ole Opry this Friday.
The Memphis born-and-raised 24-year old has been out on the road meeting country radio, fans and performing during hiatus from her TV show, "Pretty Little Liars." She was one of five winners of the reality show "American Juniors" in 2003.
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