Tim McGraw's "Southern Voice" coming Oct. 20
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Tim McGraw's "Southern Voice" coming Oct. 20

Tuesday, July 28, 2009 – "Southern Voice," the new CD from Tim McGraw, drops Oct. 20 on Curb. This is McGraw's first new studio disc in two and a half years. The label released a greatest hits package from McGraw last fall, much to the chagrin of McGraw.

The lead single is It's A Business Doing Pleasure With You, penned by Nickelback's Chad Kroeger and singer-songwriter Brett James.

Recorded in Nashville with his longtime producer, Byron Gallimore (Faith Hill, Sugarland, Phil Vassar), it is the follow-up to "Let It Go," from April 2007. McGraw will support Southern Voice with an extensive tour in 2010.

Songs on the CD are:
1. Still
2. Ghost Town Train
3. Good Girls
4. I Didn't Know It At The Time
5. It's A Business Doing Pleasure With You
6. If I Died Today
7. Mr. Whoever You Are
8. Southern Voice
9. You Had To Be There
10. I'm Only Jesus
11. Forever Seventeen
12. Love You Goodbye


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