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June 16, 2014

Kellie Pickler set to release album with limited edition vinyl pressing

Monday, June 16, 2014 — NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Black River Entertainment announced the release of a limited edition vinyl version of country music singer/songwriter Kellie Pickler’s critically-acclaimed current album, The Woman I Am.  This is the first vinyl album for Kellie Pickler, and it features exclusive cover art, different from the CD version.

 

“I grew up listening to the vinyl albums of my music heroes...Dolly, Tammy, Loretta, Patsy, and I still do to this day.  When I think “album” I picture a vinyl LP.  I am so excited to have one of my own and to be able to offer it to my fans.”

 

Featuring photography by Robert Ascroft, every image used in the vinyl packaging was captured inside the “Motown Suite” a part of United Record Pressing – where the vinyl was physically pressed.

 

Fans can order an autographed limited edition vinyl copy of The Woman I Am now at KelliePickler.com to be shipped out on June 27.

 

Fans got a first look at the vinyl when Pickler met them for an exclusive SOLD OUT signing party at Ernest Tubb Record Shops during the CMA Music Festival.

 

About Kellie Pickler

Kellie Pickler grew up immersed in country music in the small town of Albemarle, North Carolina with the words of Tammy Wynette, Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, and Dolly Parton shaping her musical footing.   At the age of 19, she gained fame as a contestant on the fifth season of “American Idol.”  In 2006, she signed with 19 Recordings/BNA Records and released her debut album, Small Town Girl, which has gone on to sell more than 900,000 copies worldwide and produce three hit  singles: “Red High Heels,” “I Wonder,” and “Things That Never Cross a Man’s Mind.” She followed that in 2008 with her self-titled sophomore record, featuring country radio hits “Don’t You Know You’re Beautiful,” “Best Days of Your Life” (co-written with Taylor Swift and her first Top 10), and “Didn’t You Know How Much I Loved You.”  Having established herself as not only a powerful vocalist but also a songwriter, Pickler released her third studio album, 100 Proof, in 2011 to huge critical acclaim. The album was named the No. 1 Country Album of The Year by Rolling Stone and was listed on “Best of 2012” lists by Washington Post, Rhapsody, AOL’s The Boot and more. In spring of 2013, Pickler partnered with dance coach Derek Hough and won the Mirror Ball Trophy on “Dancing with the Stars.” On Nov. 11, 2013, Pickler released her new album, The Woman I Am, on her new label home, Black River Entertainment. She co-wrote three songs on the album, including the title cut. The album, which has received much critical acclaim, contains her recent hits “Closer to Nowhere,” “Little Bit Gypsy,” and “Someone Somewhere Tonight.” Pickler is also an avid supporter of the U.S. military, having recently completed her seventh USO Tour in December 2013. For more information, visit www.kelliepickler.com.

 

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