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Roll of New Country Albums to Look Forward To in 2020

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Our entry to the year 2020 may have felt inhospitable, but that should not stop us from welcoming new Country albums.

Ronnie Dunn and Little Big Town took the lead early this year with the release of “Re-Dunn” on January 10 and “Nightfall” on January 17. Several artists have also made announcements of their plans to cut new albums. Among them were Keith Urban, Dan +Shay and many others.

Here’s a rundown of new albums to look forward to and their release dates.

January

1. Re-Dunn by Ronnie Dunn (Jan. 10)

This album is definitely good news for Brooks & Dunn’s fans. It’s a collection of their song covers for known rock and Country hits like “That’s How I Got to Memphis” and “It Never Rains In Southern California.”

2. Nightfall by Little Big Town ( Jan. 17)

Little Big Town’s meditative album which also included the beloved singles, “Over Drinking” and “The Daughters.

3. Tullahoma by Dustin Lynch ( Jan. 17)

It’s Dustin Lynch’s “all about me” album, but including also his family and friends’ experiences through all his growing up years.

February

4. Country Fuzz by The Cadillac Three ( Feb. 7)

Featured here is The Cadillac Three‘s collaboration work with Travis Tritt and Chris Janson in “Hard Out Here For a Country Boy.”

5. Far From Home by Aubrie Sellers (Feb. 12)

The daughter of Lee Ann Womack and Jason Sellers, Aubrie Sellers is blazing her own music trail for this new decade with “Far From Home.” She would also do tours this years with award-winning country singer, Tanya Tucker.

6. Carly Pearce by Carly Pearce (Feb. 14)

After hitting it big on Billboard Country charts with the single, “I Hope You’re Happy Now,” Carly Pearce released her self-titled album which peaked at no. 6 on the Top Country Albums chart.

7. Randy Travis: “Precious Memories of Worship and Faith (Feb. 21)

Gaither Music Group made the announcement for this album on January 29. It’s a compilation of country legend Randy Travis’ hymns and songs of worship “I’ll Fly Away,” “Three Wooden Crosses” and “Just a Closer Walk With Thee.”

March

8. Garth Brooks, Fun (March 1)

Brooks said that “The reason it’s called Fun is it’s 90 percent up.” The album consists of uptempo songs describing his amazing experience during recordings and on tours.

9. Lady Antebellum, “Live: In the Round” (March 4)

From the countryside to the oceans, Lady Antebellum’s new five-track EP album has lyrics that would also draw us in just as much as it did to them.

10. The Panhandlers, “The Panhandlers” (March 6)

A homage to the Texas Panhandle, here’s a promising new act from John Baumann, Cleto Cordero, William Clark Green and Josh Abbott. The group got their inspiration from the ’70s Flatlanders.

11. Brandy Clark “ Your Life is a Record” (March 6)

Dubbed as Brandi Clark’s “most personal album,” she still handled her songwriting with maturity which endeared her to many music enthusiasts.

April

12. Ashley McBryde, “Never will” (April 3)

McBryde’s second major-label release, Rolling Stone branded this album as “daring and deep.” “Never Will” was a look back on McBryde’s musical journey to her now established career as singer-songwriter.

13. John Anderson, “Years” (April 10)

This new album from Country music legend John Anderson will give us a peek into the brilliant mind of a seasoned artist.

14. Bobby Bare, “Great American Saturday Night” (April 17)

Great American Saturday Night by Bobby Bare is an eight-track album featuring stories of folks from all walks of life

15. Luke Bryan. “Born Here, Live Here, Die Here” (April 24)

Luke Bryan made his announcement on Facebook live about a new album to be released this summer followed by more tours.

16. Lucinda Williams, “Good Souls” (April 24)

This was produced by Williams herseld with her husband Tom Overby and producer Ray Kennedy. Good Souls Better Angels is packed with songs about the various social issues of our time.

May

17: Sara Evans, “Copy That” (May 15)

The first in Sara Evan’s 10 studio albums that features her covers of other artists’ songs. These were the songs that were meaningful and influential in Evan’s life.

18. Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit, “Reunions” (May 15)

This would be the first album for Jason Isbell and his band, The 400 Unit since 2017.

19. Craig Morgan, “God, Family, Country” (May 22)

Featuring new five songs including hit iTunes No. 1 hit, “The Father, My Son and the Holy Ghost” and his cover of Gavin DeGraw’s “Soldier.”

June

19. Courtney Marie Andrews, “Old Flowers” (June 5)

Put together by three musicians including Andrews, this album is a chronicle of her moving on journey after ending a nine-year relationship.

20. Gone West, “Canyons” (June 12)

A thirteen-track LP all written by the members of Gone West: Colbie Caillat, Jason Reeves, Nelly Joy and Justin Kawika Young. Be sure to not miss their brand-new track, “Slow Down.

July

22. Willie Nelson, “First Rose of Spring” (July 3)

Postponed from April 24, this is Willie Nelson’s seventieth solo studio album featuring two new songs written by Nelson with producer Buddy Cannon, “Blue Star” and “Love Just Laughed.”

Reading through this roll of new Country albums from the pillars of Country music to gifted newcomers, this year sounds promising.

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