Brad Paisley still recording new CD

Sunday, April 22, 2007 – A June release date may have been set for Brad Paisley's new CD, but he has yet to finish recording the album, an official at the SonyBMG label said late last week. It was not clear how much more recording remained for Paisley.

"5th Gear" is due to drop June 19 from Arista Nashville. The disc contains the single, "Ticks," penned by Paisley, Kelley Loelace and Tim Owens. The album is the follow up to the double platinum CMA and ACM Album of the Year winner, "Time Well Wasted."

Paisley kicks off the Hershey's Presents Bonfires & Amplifiers Tour April 26.

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