Today we received a press release about the new Dwight Yoakam album, that will be released on April 14. We are big Dwight fans here at Country’s Chatter, and are excited about the new music. The album is called Second Hand Heart, and YOU could win a copy! Below is the press released, followed by the contest information.
Internationally renowned recording artist, songwriter, and actor Dwight Yoakam will release a brand-new album, entitled Second Hand Heart, on April 14th, 2015. The album, available for pre-order here, marks the multiple GRAMMY Award winner’s return to the Warner family. Yoakam released a series of albums on Reprise Records beginning with his debut, Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc., Etc., in 1986.
Yoakam returned to the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards® on Sunday, February 8th, for a special performance with ‘Best New Artist’ nominee Brandy Clark. Yoakam self-produced Second Hand Heart, which was mixed by renowned engineer Chris Lord-Alge, who also co-produced three tracks with Yoakam (“She,” “Believe,” and “The Big Time.”) The album features two covers, Anthony Crawford’s “V’s of Birds” and the traditional “Man of Constant Sorrow.” Yoakam penned the other eight songs on his own. Yoakam has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide, placing him in an elite cadre of internationally acclaimed recording artists. He has earned 12 gold albums and nine platinum or multi-platinum albums, including the triple-platinum This Time. Five of those albums have topped Billboard’s Country Albums chart with another 14 landing in the Top 10. More than 30 singles have charted, with 22 going Top 20. He is a 21-time nominated, multiple GRAMMY Award winner. His previous album, 3 Pears, spent a record-breaking eight weeks at the top of the Americana Chart. Dwight Yoakam is managed by ROAR, a Beverly Hills-based artist and brand management company. He is also represented by top talent agency WME, and strategic digital marketing agency Girlilla Marketing.
RollingStone.com said “the album’s retro-billy title track rings with infectious jangly guitars, a swaggering beat and Yoakam’s instantly recognizable twang.”
The track-listing for Second Hand Heart is as follows:
In Another World
She Dreams of Clay
Second Hand Heart
Off Your Mind
Man Of Constant Sorrow
The Big Time
V’s of Birds
CONTEST: This is one of our Easy-to-Enter Contests! If you would like your own copy of this new Dwight Yoakam album, Second Hand Heart, just drop us an e-mail, with your name, and complete mailing address. Send the e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. As always, the winner will be selected at random, and the CD (along with a special gift from Country’s Chatter) will be mailed to you. All entries must be received by Monday, April 20, 2015, at 7:00 PM (ET).
In addition to Dwight’s web site, you will want to check out his Facebook page, and remember to “Like” it while you are there. You can also follow him on Twitter @DwightYoakam. If you aren’t already following Country’s Chatter on Twitter, we’d love to have you! You will find us @countryschatter.
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