Sugarland announces new single, tour
Sunday, December 10, 2017
– Sugarland will release a new song, "Still the Same," on Dec. 21, the band revealed on Friday.
That's in addition to a new tour launch in 2018. The duo, comprised of Jennifer Nettles and Kristian bush, are also in the studio recording a new album.
"We said new music before the end of the year and we meant it! Thrilled to announce our new single #StillTheSame will be available December 21," the band said on Twitter on Friday.
Earlier in the week, Sugarland said new music was coming.
The first official performance as a duo in over five years will be in the United Kingdom at the C2C: Country to Country festival on March 9-11, 2018 in London, Dublin, Ireland and Glasgow, Scotland.
Sugarland's last release was "The Incredible Machine" in 2010.
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