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Underwood unveils "Cry Pretty" track list

Monday, August 20, 2018 – Carrie Underwood released the track listing and songwriters for her upcoming studio album, "Cry Pretty," available on Sept. 14.

Her first time officially in the producer chair, Underwood co-produced the CD alongside David Garcia, and she co-wrote nine of the songs.

Underwood wrote the title track and lead single, "Cry Pretty," with Hillary Lindsey, Lori McKenna and Liz Rose (The Love Junkies).

"Cry Pretty" includes a bonus track also co-written by Underwood featuring Ludacris, "The Champion" which opened NBC's Super Bowl LII and was incorporated into the 2018 Olympic Winter Games coverage earlier this year.

The track list is:
Cry Pretty (Carrie Underwood, Hillary Lindsey, Lori McKenna, Liz Rose)
Ghosts On The Stereo (Hillary Lindsey, Tom Douglas, Andrew Dorff)
Low (Carrie Underwood, David Garcia, Hillary Lindsey)
Backsliding (Carrie Underwood, David Garcia, Hillary Lindsey)
Southbound (Carrie Underwood, David Garcia, Josh Miller)
That Song That We Used To Make Love To (Hillary Lindsey, Jason Evigan)
Drinking Alone (Carrie Underwood, David Garcia, Brett James)
The Bullet (Marc Beeson, Andy Albert, Allen Shamblin)
Spinning Bottles (Carrie Underwood, David Garcia, Hillary Lindsey)
Love Wins (Carrie Underwood, David Garcia, Brett James)
End Up With You (Hillary Lindsey, Brett McLaughlin, Will Weatherly)
Kingdom (Carrie Underwood, Chris DeStefano, Dave Barnes)
Bonus Track - The Champion (Carrie Underwood, Brett James, Chris DeStefano, Christopher Bridges PKA Ludacris) Produced by Jim Jonsin

Underwood will launch The Cry Pretty Tour 360 tour next spring. The tour will kick off on May 1 in Greensboro, N.C. and will play 55 arenas across the U.S. and Canada. She will be joined on tour by special guests Maddie & Tae and Runaway June.

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