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Brooks & Dunn sell out - in Australia

Tuesday, March 11, 2008 – Brooks & Dunn marked the final show of their sold-out tour of Australia, playing for 12,500 fans on a Monday night in Sydney. Beginning Feb. 29 with back-to-back dates at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre, followed by a March 5 performance in Melbourne and then on to Sydney, the duo's first tour of Australia sold out.

While in Australia, the duo was presented with a plaque commemorating more than 450,000 units in career sales Down Under, as well as a gold album for their latest release, "Cowboy Town," which just hit number 2 on the Australian country chart and leaps from 60 to 30 on the pop chart.

Brooks & Dunn also appeared on Australia's top morning television program, Weekend Sunrise, where they performed "Proud of the House We Built," the first hit single from "Cowboy Town."

In the U.S., the duo is high on the charts with the album's second single, "God Must Be Busy."

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CD review - Reboot Brooks and Dunn return with the duo's first studio album in a dozen years. Sort of. That's because they revisit a dozen of their hits (leaving a bunch behind) with contemporary country singers. "Reboot" is a cross between a tribute album and a redo, and overwhelmingly, the idea works. The general idea is that the guest artist will trade lines with Brooks or Dunn. One could surmise that Brooks & Dunn did this kind of album to introduce these chestnuts in an attempt to ...
CD review - #1s ... and then some Brooks & Dunn are the most popular duo in country history racking up lots of hits and awards, but they amicably called it a career with plans to go their separate ways after a farewell 2010 tour. This two-CD set contains 30 songs, but aside from 2 new songs, there's not much reason to buy this set. The quality certainly is there as 20 of the songs reached the top of the chart. The new songs - both were released as singles - were Honky Tonk Stomp, featuring ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons, and Indian Summer. ...
CD review - Cowboy Town If your idea of a cowboy is Cowboy Troy and the guys from Big & Rich, then sure, this new Brooks & Dunn album is named appropriately. For it's the city-bred hat crowd that the majority of these songs are aimed at or at least the women that married them. Their last couple of albums saw them gain some critical acclaim with songs like the stirring "Believe," but there's nothing that immediately memorable here. Instead, we get the fuzzy current events theology of, "God ...

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