GARTH BROOKS’ HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED STANDALONE
STUDIO ALBUM GUNSLINGER
AVAILABLE NATIONWIDE TODAY
Nashville, TN – Nov. 25, 2016
CMA “Entertainer Of The Year” Garth Brooks’ much-awaited studio album GUNSLINGER (Pearl Records, Inc.) is available today. Brooks' signature penmanship runs throughout the 10-track collection, that ranges from the reflective to the infectious, including the introspective “Ask Me How I Know,“ the poignantly narrated “He Really Loves You,” as well as fiery up-tempo tracks “Pure Adrenaline” and “Weekend,” fitting for the touring showman that Brooks encompasses.
Label: Pearl Records, Inc./ Sony Music Cmg
Release Date: 25 Nov 2016
10 Tracks/ Time: 35:06
Smart Choice Music [US CD Release, 10 tracks; £14.99]
Fans who purchased Garth Brooks’ 10 disc boxed-set, GARTH BROOKS: THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION (which debuted as the No.1 best-selling album of the week (134,000 physical copies sold solely through Target stores), included Brooks’ a special edition of Gunslinger with a re-jigged track list plus additional tracks "SugarCane" & "Friends in Low Places"
12. "Friends in Low Places" (featuring George Strait, Jason Aldean, Keith Urban and Florida Georgia Line) writers: Dewayne Blackwell, Earl Bud Lee
Amazon.com Music Unlimited subscribers can listen to the the album in full.
Amazon UK Music Unlimited subscribers can hear his BBC Radio 2 playlisted single "Baby, Let's Lay Down and Dance" (#19 Billboard Country Airplay #19 peak)
GUNSLINGER also includes Brooks’ new single “Baby, Lets Lay Down And Dance” that has instantly connected with country radio and continues to climb the airplay charts, with Rolling Stone highlighting the track’s “timeless sound.”
Fans were able to experience the album ahead of its national release, as it was included on GARTH BROOKS: THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION which debuted this week as the No. one best-selling album with over 134,000 physical copies sold solely through Target, as reported by BuzzAngle Music. Brooks is also the top-selling artist of the week.
As well as GUNSLINGER, the 10-disc boxed set, features nine discs of curated music from Brooks' unrivaled catalog as well as offering 18 previously unreleased tracks. Wrapping a stacked Thanksgiving week of national TV appearances, including The View and Good Morning America, fans can tune in tonight as Brooks is joined by Trisha Yearwood on Disney Parks Presents: A Descendants Magical Holiday Celebration (Disney) at 8pm ET in support of the release of their first-ever collaborative album CHRISTMAS TOGETHER, which debuted at No. one this week on Billboard's Top Country albums chart.
GUNSLINGER Standard Edition Track List:
1. Honky-Tonk Somewhere
(Kent Blazy/Bryan Kennedy/Kim Williams/Garth Brooks)
(Benita Hill/Garth Brooks)
3. Ask Me How I Know
4. Baby, Let’s Lay Down And Dance
(Kent Blazy/Steve Dorff/Victoria Shaw/Kim Williams/Garth Brooks)
5. He Really Loves You
(Bobby Wood/Garth Brooks)
6. Pure Adrenaline
(Gordon Kennedy/Garth Brooks)
7. Whiskey To Wine
(Bryan Kennedy/Wynn Varble/Garth Brooks)
8. BANG! BANG!
(Bryan Kennedy/David Ashmore/Garth Brooks)
9. Cowboys And Friends
(Matt Rossi/Garth Brooks)
(Jenny Yates/Garth Brooks)
Garth Brooks just won Entertainer of the Year at the CMA Awards for a fifth time, a first for any artist.
He is also the first artist in history to receive 7 Diamond awards for the now seven albums certified by the RIAA at over 10 million album sales each and remains the #1-selling solo artist in U.S. history certified by the RIAA with over 138 million album sales.
He has received every accolade the recording industry can bestow on an artist.
Garth has been inducted into the International Songwriters Hall of Fame in New York, the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, Country Music Hall of Fame and most recently, the Musicians Hall of Fame.
Garth is currently on the three year Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood. In two years the tour is approaching 5 MILLION tickets sold, making it the biggest tour in the world.