Garth Brooks is coming back
Thursday, October 15, 2009
– Garth Brooks said during a Thursday morning press conference in Nashville that he was coming out of retirement.
Brooks also said he did not expect to have any new music or concert tours for another five years.
"It's a proud day for me and my family to announce (this news)," Brooks said. "We're going to take the retirement roof off over our head."
Brooks said making this move will enable him "to just go do whatever I want, and not have to worry about who I'm disappointing or what rules I'm sticking to."
"What people are going to expect from us is 110 miles an hour tomorrow, and the truth is, if we ever do tour again, if we ever do make new music again, it's still going to be another five years," Brooks said.
It was rumored that the superstar would have a residency at Wynn Resort in Las Vegas. CMT.com said Brooks flew from Nashville after the press conference there. He reportedly is holding a 4 p.m. press conference late to announce his plans.
Brooks retired in 2000, saying he wanted to devote time to his family. He has played several concerts since then, including a string of shows in Kansas City and Los Angeles.
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