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Bundy video debuts

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 – Laura Bell Bundy released a video today for "I Am What I Am," the first single from her upcoming "Another Piece of Me" (Big Machine), coming out June 9.

Director Becky Fluke shot the video in Switzerland. From biking on an abandoned road to singing on mountaintops, Bundy enlisted others to do the same.

"There is not another place in nature I feel more connected to my higher source than in the mountains so when I found out I'd be performing at the Gstaad Country Music Festival - in the midst of the Alps and the same setting as my favorite film The Sound of Music - I was stoked," said Bundy. "Filming in the same place Maria Von Trapp sang seemed like the perfect place to tell that story, a story about being okay with being yourself and feeling free."

"I want to send the message that being who you are is not only a beautiful courageous thing, it's a necessary thing."

Bell is better known as an actress, having been in "Hart of Dixie" and "Anger Management" on TV and "Legally Blonde" and "Wicked" on Broadway.

The track listing on the CD is:
1. "Love Me Like A Lady" Written by Laura Bell Bundy, Jerry Flowers, Chris DeStefano

2. "Two Step (featuring Colt Ford)" Written by Laura Bell Bundy, Andy Davis, Colt Ford, Lance Kotara, Adam McInnis, Bryan Ray

3. "Happy Yet" Written by David Frasier, Craig Wiseman

4. "She Only Wants To Dance" Written by Jerry Flowers, Ashley Gorley

5. "China And Wine" Written by Laura Bell Bundy, Leah Crutchfield, Natalie Hemby

6. "Let's Pretend We're Married" Written by Laura Bell Bundy, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne

7. "I Am What I Am" Written by Caitlyn Smith, Gordie Sampson, Troy Verges

8. "That's What Angels Do" Written by Michael Dulaney, John Mabe, Jason Sellers

9. "Making Me Feel" Written by Laura Bell Bundy, Patrick Davis, Jerry Flowers

10. "Kentucky Dirty" ** Written by busbee, Barry Dean, Laura Bell Bundy

11. "Give My Broken Heart A Break" Written by Laura Bell Bundy, Jay DeMarcus, Jason Sellers

12. "Maps Out The Window"* Written by Sarah Buxton, Nathan Chapman, Blair Daly

13. "Missin' Me Yet" Written by Laura Bell Bundy, Derek George, Tim Owens

14. "Another Piece Of Me" Written by Laura Bell Bundy, Kristian Bush, Blair Daly

15. "Wait Until The Sun Goes Down" Written by Angelo Petraglia, Hillary Lindsey, Ashley Monroe

Bundy will take on the Belk Park Stage during CMA Music Festival in Nashville on Friday, June 12 from 4:05 - 4:30 p.m. She will perform new songs as well as "Two Step," which she performed while touring with Rascal Flatts.

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Another Piece of Me CD review - Another Piece of Me
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Achin' and Shakin' CD review - Achin' and Shakin'
Back in the '70s, country entertainers really lived up to the name. Multi-threat artists like Dolly Parton and Barbara Mandrell used variety show platforms where they could sing, dance and generally goof around. Laura Bell Bundy wants to know where those folks went, and is officially applying for the job. Fresh from stints on a soap opera and Broadway (as the lead in Legally Blonde), this Kentucky girl has put together a dozen songs with the aim to do it all. She wants to make you cry in the »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Rising Appalachia buck the mainsteam, and that's fine with them – Rising Appalachia would not be accused of being in the musical mainstream. Not too many bands who combine folk and Appalachian sounds with new world music could possibly be. And that suits the sister-led duo of Chloe Smith and Leah Song just fine. In fact, at one point, Chloe made it clear she did not embrace radio play as a sign of success... »»»
Concert Review: Bingham plays with something to prove – Ryan Bingham mainly focused on songs from his sixth album "American Love Song," for this lively show. Backed by a supportive band that also included two female backup singers and a fiddler, Bingham's eclectic setlist touched upon country, singer/songwriter folk, rock and blues. Bingham reached for lively country sounds early on, with... »»»
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