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Shelton may need a six pack thanks to his debut

Wednesday, March 10, 2010 – Blake Shelton may celebrate with a six pack today as his new album, "Hillbilly Bone," debuts at number 3 on Billboard's Top 200 chart, making it this week's highest charting debut album and his highest debut of his career on the all-genre chart. The new six-song disc also came in second on the Top Country Albums Chart, selling 71,009. "Hillbilly Bone" was released on March 2 and includes the title track, the fastest rising single of his career, featuring friend Trace Adkins.

The new album includes five new tracks from Shelton. "Hillbilly Bone" is produced by Scott Hendricks.


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CD review - Texoma Shore Blake Shelton's 11th studio album finds The Voice advisor in a contented, one might even say homey, frame of mind. The opening track and first single "I'll Name the Dogs" sets the tone. It's a rollicking ode to domesticity that manages to make household chore distribution ("You find the spot and I'll find the money / You be the pretty and I'll be the funny") both romantic and amusing. The beat switches to hip-hop on "Money," but the sentiment ...
CD review - Live EP This six-song "Blake Shelton Live EP" seems a little odd. It's not as though Shelton had an especially noteworthy tour to document. Besides, at only six songs long, it's a relatively short document, anyhow. While it may be little more than a post-it note of a project, though, it also packs a powerful punch. You recognize right away the large amount of enthusiasm the act of singing to an audience brings out of Shelton. When compared to the recorded versions of these hits, ...


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