The "Drinks" are on Keith come October
Monday, September 9, 2013
– With Toby Keith having the single Drinks After Work
on the charts, that will also will be the name of his new album due in late October.
The disc drops Oct. 29 in 10-track standard and 13-track deluxe editions, Keith again is the sole producer and principle songwriter with credit on nine of 10 tracks. Longtime collaborators Scotty Emerick, Bobby Pinson and Rivers Rutherford return as co-writers on multiple songs.
The deluxe addition includes Call A Marine, Margaritaville (featuring Sammy Hagar) and Chuckie's Gone. The latter is a tribute to Keith's bandleader Chuck Goff, who died unexpectedly earlier this year. Goff is also remembered in the liner notes: "This album is dedicated in memory of Chuck Goff, our longtime bandleader-bass player. He will live on forever in our thoughts and in our performances. We miss ya, Shmudlo."
Songs on the CD are:
1. Shut Up And Hold On
2. Drinks After Work
3. Before We Knew They Were Good
4. Little Miss Tear Stain
5. The Other Side Of Him
6. Last Living Cowboy
7. Show Me What You're Workin' With
8. Whole Lot More Than That
9. I'll Probably Be Out Fishin'
10. Hard Way To Make An Easy Living
11. Call A Marine
12. Chuckie's Gone
13. Margaritaville (with Sammy Hagar)
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