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Dierks Bentley map leads to second single

Tuesday, August 10, 2010 – Dierks Bentley released the second single, Draw Me a Map, off his critically acclaimed album "Up on the Ridge." The ballad ships this week and goes for official adds on Aug. 23.

"When we were making this album, we didn't follow the rules of what a modern 'country' record should or should not sound like...we just tried to make a great album that wasn't defined by genre," said Bentley. "To see country radio get on board and play this music...it really means a lot to me. The fans have been asking for Draw Me a Map ever since we released the album...I can't wait to hear through my truck speakers."

A preview of the song is available. The title track was the first single.

Fans can also catch Bentley along with Miranda Lambert and Jamey Johnson perform their rowdy version of Bad Angel off "Up on the Ridge" on CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock set to air Sept. 1 on ABC.

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