Faith Hill debuts new song
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Faith Hill debuts new song

Thursday, August 30, 2007 – Faith Hill taped a brand new song Thursday, "Red Umbrella," for the season premier of the Ellen DeGeneres Show. Set to air Sept. 5, Hill also will perform "This Kiss."

"Red Umbrella" will be released as one of the new song's on Hill's soon to be released CD "The Hits," due Oct. 2. The song was written by Aimee Mayo, Chris Lindsey and Brett and Brad Warren.

"It's nerve racking to perform a new song on television," said Hill. "But we added 'Red Umbrella' to the set for the last three Soul2Soul dates and the fans reaction was fantastic. So at least that gives me a bit of comfort. Fact is that it has the ingredients of any great song - it's cleverly crafted, and its message is sincere."

"Red Umbrella" was recorded earlier this year in Nashville. It was co-produced by Byron Gallimore and Hill. The song arrives at radio Sept. 13.

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