Morris goes deluxe on "Hero," announces Euro tour
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
– Maren Morris will release the deluxe edition of her debut disc, "Hero," this Friday, March 17, to all digital service providers, she announced earlier this week.
The release contains three songs that were not on the regular version of "Hero," which dropped in June 2016.
Morris also announced that she would Europe this fall.
"Bummin' Cigarettes," "Space" and "Company You Keep," all co-written by Morris, are the new songs. Morris has performed the songs nightly on her tour.
Morris also said she was releasing a new single, "I Could Use A Love Song," which went to radio on Monday.
Morris will play in Ireland and England between Nov. 12 and 21. Support on all dates comes from singer/songwriter Ryan Hurd who appeared on multiple tour stops for the U.S. leg.
Overseas tour dates are:
Nov. 12 Dublin Academy
Nov. 13 Glasgow ABC
Nov. 15 London O2 Shepherds Bush Empire
Nov. 17 Birmingham Institute 1
Nov. 18 Bristol Anson Rooms
Nov. 20 Manchester O2 Ritz
Nov. 21 Sheffield Leadmill
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