Jamey Johnson single coming out today
Monday, August 9, 2010
– Playing the Part,
the lead single from Jamey Johnson's forthcoming album goes to country radio stations across the country this afternoon. On Aug. 24, the song will be available for download at iTunes.
"The Guitar Song" is a 25-song double album due Sept. 14 with thematically linked sets of songs dubbed the Black Album and the White Album. "The original idea was always to do a double album," said Johnson. "It is an album that is a tale. The first part is a very dark and sordid story. Then everything after that is progressively more positive, reassuring and redemptive."
The release also will be available as a limited-edition, black and white triple LP vinyl set that includes a deluxe lyric book.
Johnson scored with his label debut "That Lonesome Song."
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