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Lambert sticks to her vices

Monday, June 8, 2015 – Miranda Lambert is sticking to vices on her new single.

"Smokin' and Drinkin'," which features Little Big Town, is the singer's latest single from her album "Platinum." Natalie Hemby wrote the song along with Luke Laird and Shane McAnally. Lambert goes for a slower tempo in a song featuring doctored vocals at the outset. The single version of the song was cut down to 3:50 from its original 5:30.

Lambert already has released "Automatic," "Somethin' Bad" and "Little Red Wagon" as singles from the number one selling album. All three singles went top five on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart with "Somethin' Bad," the song with Carrie Underwood, going to the top.

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