LeAnn Rimes releases second single
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LeAnn Rimes releases second single

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 – "Good Friends and a Glass of Wine," LeAnn Rimes's second single from her new album, "Family," arrives at radio Jan. 24.

Rimes co-penned the song with Darrell Brown and Blair Daly. She helped write 12 of the 14 songs on the release.

"The title came to me while I was on a plane," said Rimes. "I'd had a really long, and things were crazy. I wrote down in my journal 'I just need a good friend and a glass of wine, and everything will be fine.' I carried the title around for a couple of years. Then, when Blair and Darrell and I were writing one day, we were working on a really fun girl anthem. This title came to mind and led us to this song. I think everyone will be able to relate to it."

The first single was the hit "Nothin' Better To Do," now up for a Grammy for Best Female Country Vocal Performance.

Rimes will be on tour as a headliner on Kenny Chesney's "Poets & Pirates" stadium tour.


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