Clark goes deluxe with "Your Life is a Record"
Friday, February 12, 2021
– In celebration of the one-year anniversary of her album, "Your Life is a Record," Brandy Clark will release a deluxe edition, "Your Life is a Record (Deluxe)," on March 5 on Warner Records.
The deluxe version has six bonus tracks including "Remember Me Beautiful," a new song Clark wrote earlier this year as part of NPR's Morning Edition Song Project. The album will also feature collaborations with Brandi Carlile ("Like Mine" and "Same Devil") and Lindsey Buckingham ("The Past is the Past") as well as live renditions of two album tracks: "Pawn Shop" and "Who You Thought I Was," the latter of which is out today.
The track list is:
1. I'll Be the Sad Song
2. Long Walk
3. Love is a Fire
4. Pawn Shop
5. Who You Thought I Was
7. Bigger Boat (feat. Randy Newman)
8. Bad Car
9. Who Broke Whose Heart
10. Can We Be Strangers
11. The Past is the Past
12. Who You Thought I Was (Live From 3rd & Lindsley)
13. Pawn Shop (Live From 3rd & Lindsley)
14. Remember Me Beautiful
15. Like Mine
16. Same Devil (feat. Brandi Carlile)
17. The Past is the Past (feat. Lindsey Buckingham)
Clark will perform her first ticketed livestream concert Saturday, March 6 at 8 p.m. eastern via Mandolin.
Clark is nominated for two awards at the 63rd GRAMMY Awards: Best Country Album ("Your Life is a Record") and Best Country Solo Performance ("Who You Thought I Was") and Outstanding Music Artist at the 2021 GLAAD Media Awards.
Clark has penned many songs for other artists including Kacey Musgraves' "Follow Your Arrow," Miranda Lambert's "Mama's Broken Heart," The Band Perry's "Better Dig Two" and Hailey Whitter's "Ten Year Town." Her past two solo albums—2013's "12 Stories" and 2016's "Big Day in a Small Town."
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