Hitmaker Ronnie Milsap Returns to his Country Roots with New Album
Country Again To Be Released July 26th
(Milsap Music Group / Bigger Picture Group)
NASHVILLE, TN — (June 28, 2011) – On July 26, country music legend, Ronnie Milsap will release his first country album in five years, Country Again. This new 12-track release launches this summer with the first single “If You Don’t Want Me To”, also known as “The Freeze”. Country Again is a joint venture between Milsap Music Group and Bigger Picture Group. With over 40 #1 Hits to his credit, Milsap is ready for more, “I’ve been very fortunate to have had a lot of successful records. Now it’s time to make some more.”
The first single, “If You Don’t Want Me To (The Freeze)”, hits radio July 18th. The music video for the song was filmed this past spring and showcases the dance craze, The Freeze, inspired by the song. To premiere Country Again, Milsap will return to the Grand Ole Opry stage on Saturday July 16th, where he has been a member since 1976.
Throughout the course of his career, Milsap has navigated his way through a variety of musical genres, most notably the country and pop markets, where he achieved outstanding success topping the Billboard Hot Country, Adult Contemporary, and Pop Charts. In 2009, he took on a new challenge and ventured into gospel music, releasing Then Sings My Soul: 24 Favorite Hymns and Gospel Favorites. With encouragement from Executive Producer Eddie Stubbs,Milsap is ready to come back to his roots with Country Again.
Tracks on Country Again:
- A Better Word For Love
- Country Again
- Cry Cry Darling
- You’re The Reason I’m Living
- Almost Mine
- Oh Linda
- Even Fools Get Lucky
- For A Minute There
- On My Own
- Trapped In An Old Country Song
- If You Don’t Want Me To (The Freeze)
About Ronnie Milsap
Ronnie Milsap ranks as the top country soul singer of his generation selling over 35 million albums. He has 40 #1 Hits, six Grammy Awards, eight Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, and four Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards to his name. As a crossover artist appealing to both country and pop markets,Milsap is one of the heralding “crossover” artists between the two styles. His well-known hits include “It Was Almost Like a Song”, ”Smoky Mountain Rain”, “(There’s) No Gettin’ Over Me”, “I Wouldn’t Have Missed It for the World”, “Any Day Now”, “What a Difference You’ve Made in My Life”, and “Stranger in My House”. Please visit www.ronniemilsap.com for further information.