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Chesney delays disc, no reason cited

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 – Kenny Chesney will have to wait longer to make some "noise" for his next CD.

The release, "Some Town, Somewhere," was slated to drop this Friday , but now the release has been put off until later this year with no reason given.

Chesney's publicist, Ebie McFarland, indicated a few weeks ago that the release may be pushed back. On Tuesday, she said via email that was "no update on date to share yet, but it will be later this year."

When asked why the release was being delayed, McFarland wrote, "no other info to share right now."

The new disc will be Chesney's first since 2014's "The Big Revival." "Noise" was the first single from the release. Shane McAnally ("Somewhere With You," "American Kids"), Josh Osborne ("Wild Child," "Come Over"), David Lee Murphy ("Pirate Flag," "Living In Fast Forward"), Ross Copperman ("Pirate Flag") and Matraca Berg ("You & Tequila") plus Allison Moorer, Hayes Carll and Texas singer/songwriter John Ed Baumann all wrongs on the CD. Long-time producer Buddy Cannon was at the helm with Chesney.

There was no word on whether Chesney was recording new songs for the project. He currently is on a full-scale U.S. tour


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