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Wind-Up Entertainment expands to Nashville, signs Eric Durrance

Thursday, May 29, 2008 – Wind-up Entertainment is known as the home of Evanescence and the late Creed. But now the New York-based label is making a foray into country with the formation of Wind-up Nashville and the signing of Eric Durrance.

Durrance is set to make his entry into the country music scene with his debut single "Angels Fly Away," in early June. His CD, "Angels Fly Away," produced by Alabama's Teddy Gentry and Mark Bright, is scheduled for a Sept. 16 release. He is currently participating in a radio tour across the nation that will span over the next several weeks.

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