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Clark spreads Xmas cheer in September

Thursday, July 30, 2020 – Terri Clark will spread the Christmas cheer in September with "It's Christmas... Cheers!"

The disc, which drops Sept. 25, was produced by Clark. The album contains includes 10 songs and features musical guests Dierks Bentley, Vince Gill, Ricky Skaggs, The Oak Ridge Boys, Pam Tillis and Suzy Bogguss. The Time Jumpers play on every track. Each album will come with a Christmas postcard and the LP will feature holly green vinyl.

This will be Clark's first new album on Mercury Nashville in 15 years. "Life Goes On" came out in 2005. When she finished this record after two years in the making, Clark wanted to put it out on Mercury, the first label she signed with when she was only 25 years old in the Fall of 1993.

"I resisted making and releasing a Christmas album for many years even though I'm a big Christmas person and love the music of the season. It's been done by the best in so many amazing ways, and I wanted to wait until I felt I could make it special, be excited about it and do it justice in my own way. Having The Time Jumpers to collaborate with and the wonderful guest artists featured - it did just that. I am eager for everyone to hear the record that was almost two years in the making, but took 25 years to get around to."

The track listing is:
1)- Winter Wonderland
2)- Jingle Bells
3)- The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire)
4)- I'll Be Home For Christmas
5)- Cowboy Christmas (featuring Ricky Skaggs)
6)- Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! (with Dierks Bentley)
7)- Silent Night (featuring Vince Gill)
8)- Up On The Housetop
9)- Silver Bells (featuring The Oak Ridge Boys)
10)- Away In A Manager (with Pam Tillis & Suzy Bogguss)

Clark's most recent album was "Raising the Bar" in 2018.


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