Shelton readies new single
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Shelton readies new single

Monday, October 26, 2009 – The video for Blake Shelton's new single, Hillbilly Bone, will premiere exclusively on Yahoo! Music on Oct. 30. The music video single will be available for purchase on iTunes beginning Nov. 3.

The video stars Shelton and his long-time friend Trace Adkins, who duets with Shelton on the track. "I had the best day shooting this video with Trace. He has been a great friend for many years and for him to take time out and come down and play a hillbilly with me was so cool. I haven't laughed that hard in a long time. Trace is one funny guy," Shelton said. "Blake and I have been great friends for a long time now," Adkins said. "He is hands-down, one of the funniest guys I know, so doing this song and video with him was really a no-brainer."

Hillbilly Bone, written by Luke Laird and Craig Wiseman, is a comedic, sing-along song about being so different, but yet the same. The track is the first single from Shelton's forthcoming CD release-the follow up to Shelton's 2008 album "Startin' Fires."

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