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Love and Theft have whiskey on their breath

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 – Coming off their third consecutive CMA nomination for country duo, Love and Theft released "Whiskey On My Breath," the first single and title track of their next disc coming Feb. 10, 2015.

Love and Theft have enjoyed hits with "Angel Eyes" and "Runaway." - the

The album from Stephen Barker-Liles and Eric Gunderson features largely acoustic arrangements.

"In some ways, we've played it safe in the past, and I think we're over that now," Barker-Liles observes. "I don't mind that songs like 'Whiskey On My Breath' may be a little controversial because they're honest, and I think that they'll make people think about how they feel about life."

"The songs on this album show a side of us that's legitimately us, and how we've grown up and matured in the time that we've been in this business," continues Gunderson. "But there are plenty of songs on this album that are just good, fun songs, and that's still a side of us too."

Tour dates are:
Nov. 21 Charlotte, NC Coyote Joe's
Nov. 22 Kernersville, NC Bucked Up Super Saloon
Dec. 3 Patchogue, NY The Emporium
Dec. 5 Houston, TX Firehouse Saloon
Dec. 11 Peoria, AZ Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill
Dec. 12 Rancho Cucamonga, CA Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill
Dec. 13 Folsom, CA Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill
Dec. 17 Bemidji, MN Sanford Center
Dec. 18 Lincoln, NE The Single Barrel
Dec. 19 Denver, CO Grizzly Rose
Dec. 20 Ogden, UT The Outlaw Saloon
March 21 Melbourne, FL Runaway Country Music Festival
June 28 Manhattan, KS Country Stampede

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