Little Big Town gives The Reason Why
Tuesday, July 27, 2010
– Little Big Town's exclusive iTunes Countdown to their forthcoming album The Reason Why
begins today with the title track.
Pre-release tracks will be available exclusively on the iTunes Store every week for four weeks leading up to the album release. Subsequent tracks include Kiss Goodbye, (available Aug. 3) Why Oh Why, (available Aug. 10) and All The Way Down (available Aug. 17) and each track will count towards the purchase of the full album through iTunes' Complete My Album feature.
"The Reason Why" hits stores on Aug. 24 on Capitol Records Nashville.
LBT also will offer fans a video podcast series that complements the weekly countdown. The podcast will give fans an inside look at the making of the CD with footage and in-depth stories from the band.
LBT has had hits with Boondocks, Bring It On Home, Good As Gone and currently have a Top 15 single Little White Church. Little Big Town are on tour with Sugarland this summer.
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