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Stapleton will be "Starting Over" in November

Thursday, August 27, 2020 – Chris Stapleton will be "Starting Over" in November.

The soulful singer will put out a new disc on Nov. 13 on Mercury Records Nashville. The title track was released today.

Written by Stapleton and Mike Henderson, "Starting Over" begins a 14-song album completed in late February only days before the COVID-19 shutdown began.

Alongside 11 songs written by Stapleton with both longtime friends and new collaborators are three covers: John Fogerty"s "Joy Of My Life" and Guy Clark"s "Worry B Gone" and "Old Friends."

Stapleton recorded the disc at Nashville"s historic RCA Studio A (with additional work done at Muscle Shoals Sound and Compass Sound Studio). Produced by Dave Cobb (who also plays acoustic guitar), the record features his wife, Morgane Stapleton (vocals, tambourine), with bandmates J.T. Cure (bass) and Derek Mixon (drums). Special guests include musicians Mike Campbell (electric guitar), Benmont Tench (Hammond B3 organ) and Paul Franklin (pedal steel) as well as the All Voices Choir who are featured on "Watch You Burn," written by Stapleton and Campbell.

The track list is:
1. Starting Over
2. Devil Always Made Me Think Twice
3. Cold
4. When I'm With You
5. Arkansas
6. Joy Of My Life
7. Hillbilly Blood
8. Maggie's Song
9. Whiskey Sunrise
10. Worry B Gone
11. Old Friends
12. Watch You Burn
13. You Should Probably Leave
14. Nashville, TN


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