Monroe visits Late Night
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
– Ashley Monroe will make the national TV debut of "Hands On You," from her brand new album "Sparrow," on NBC's Late Night with Seth Meyers on May 14.
" Sparrow" was produced by Dave Cobb and recorded in Nashville's RCA Studio A. "I knew I wanted to work with Dave," Monroe said. "All of his records are consistently awesome and classic, timeless, old and new all in one." Cobb has worked with Chris Stapleton and Brent Cobb.
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