Julie Roberts second album out late March
Tuesday, February 28, 2006
– The long wait for the sophomore album of Julie Roberts appears almost over.
Roberts, who gained acclaim with her 2004 self-titled debut, will release "Men & Mascara" on Mercury June 27. The title cut and first single goes for adds at radio March 27.
Roberts had a hit with "Break Down Here" from her debut. Two other singles, "The Chance" and "Wake Up Older" did not fare as well for the 27-year-old South Carolina native.
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