Brooks & Dunn reveals "Reboot" song list, guests
Thursday, February 21, 2019
– Brooks & Dunn released the track list and guests on the duo's upcoming "Reboot" album.
Available on April 5 , the 12-track release will see the duo team up with Kane Brown, Thomas Rhett, Brett Young, LANCO, Ashley McBryde, Brothers Osborne, Luke Combs, Midland, Cody Johnson, Jon Pardi, Tyler Booth and Kacey Musgraves on new versions of Brooks & Dunn's hits.
Today, Brooks & Dunn reveals another track, Jon Pardi's hard-core honky tonk take on "My Next Broken Heart."
"What's really intriguing to me is that we didn't do any production meetings about how we might cut these things," Kix Brooks said. "We kind of just went in, and it morphed in the process."
"Each artist came at it from a different angle," said Ronnie Dunn. "When Jon Pardi walked in, he said 'I'm in, but we're not changing anything,' and we didn't musically, but his vocal speaks for itself."
The track list is:
1. Brand New Man (with Luke Combs)
2. Ain't Nothing 'Bout You (with Brett Young)
3. My Next Broken Heart (with Jon Pardi)
4. Neon Moon (with Kacey Musgraves)*
5. Lost and Found (with Tyler Booth)
6. Hard Workin' Man (with Brothers Osborne)
7. You're Gonna Miss Me When I'm Gone (with Ashley McBryde)
8. My Maria (with Thomas Rhett)
9. Red Dirt Road (with Cody Johnson)
10. Boot Scootin' Boogie (with Midland)
11. Mama Don't Get Dressed Up For Nothing (with LANCO)
12. Believe (with Kane Brown)
Produced by Dann Huff
* Produced by Dann Huff and Kacey Musgraves
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