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Corb Lund signs record deal

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 – Canadian rootsy singer Corb Lund signed with New West Records, it was announced Tuesday. A new record is slated for a fall release.

The Juno-Award winning Lund, who has toured the U.S. will make his New West debut March 19th during the South by Southwest Festival in Austin.

"We are very excited to be working with Corb," says Cameron Strang, president of New West Records. "He is an incredibly talented songwriter and performer who fits beautifully on the New West roster."

Lund was born and raised in rural southern Alberta. Previous releases include "Five Dollar Bill" (2002), "Hair In My Eyes Like A Highland Steer" (2005) and "Horse Soldier! Horse Soldier!" (2007). Lund is the current Canadian Country Music Association's Roots Artist of the Year for the fifth consecutive year and has won Western Canadian Music Awards, Canadian Folk Music Awards and both Canadian and U.S. Independent Music Awards.

In Canada, New West will work with Universal Music, who will distribute the new release there. d his New West team." Lund will be touring Australia at the end of February through the beginning of March before returning to Nashville to start recording his new album with producer Harry Stinson, who also produced Lund's last three releases.

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Things That Can't Be Undone CD review - Things That Can't Be Undone
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Counterfeit Blues CD review - Counterfeit Blues
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