Dolly Parton and Sony Music Nashville have announced a joint venture and the launch of Parton’s new studio album, Pure & Simple, for worldwide distribution on August 19th. Releasing on Dolly Records/RCA Nashville, Pure & Simple can be pre-ordered starting Friday, July 8th.
“I may not be pure, but I’m as simple as they come! This new Pure & Simple project is really special to me because I’m taking my fans back to my roots. I feel like these songs have a pure, tender side and we didn’t go overboard with arrangements. I’m so glad we’ve teamed up with our friends at Sony to get this album out to the fans,” Parton states.
Remarked Doug Morris, CEO, Sony Music Entertainment, “Dolly Parton is a national treasure and an iconic singer/songwriter. We are thrilled to be expanding our successful relationship with her through this new global agreement. We are very proud to call her a member of the Sony Music family.”
“This is a special reunion for Dolly, RCA Nashville and for me personally,” commented Randy Goodman, Chairman and CEO, Sony Music Nashville. “Our entire Sony Music Nashville team is elated.” Continues Goodman, “We have a firm foundation of Dolly’s incredible catalog of hits on RCA Nashville as well as Columbia Nashville.”
Dolly Parton, co-producer and songwriter on Pure & Simple, also revealed the album’s cover art and track listing.
- Pure and Simple
- Say Forever You’ll Be Mine
- Never Not Love You
- Kiss It (And Make It All Better)
- Can’t Be That Wrong
- Outside Your Door
- Tomorrow Is Forever
- I’m Sixteen
- Head Over High Heels
- Forever Love
July 19 US Cellular Center – Cedar Rapids, Iowa
July 20 Grand Casino Hinckley – Hinckley, Minn.
July 22 Denny Sanford PREMIER Center – Sioux Falls S.D.
July 23 Deadwood Mountain – Deadwood, S.D.
July 26 UCCU Center – Orem, Utah
July 27 Red Rocks Amphitheater – Denver, Colo.
July 29 Sprint Center – Kansas City, Mo.
July 30 Scottrade Center – St. Louis, Mo.
Aug. 02 Celeste Center- Columbus, Ohio
Aug. 03 Allen County War Memorial Coliseum – Fort Wayne, Ind.
Aug. 04 The Colosseum at Caesar Windsor – Windsor, ON, Canada
Aug. 06 Van Andel Arena – Grand Rapids, Mich.
Aug. 07 Ravinia Festival – Highland Park, Ill.
Aug. 09 Norton Center for the Arts – Danville, Ky.
Aug. 10 Ford Center – Evansville, Ind.
Aug. 12 BOK Center – Tulsa, Okla.
Aug. 13 Verizon Arena – Little Rock, Ark.
Sept. 09 Molson Canadian Amphitheatre – Toronto, ON, Canada
Sept. 10 Foley Fair Grounds – Seguin, ON, Canada
Sept. 12 MTS Centre – Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Sept. 13 Mosaic Place – Moose Jaw, SK, Canada
Sept. 16 Scotiabank Saddledome – Calgary, AB, Canada
Sept. 17 Rogers Place – Edmonton, AB, Canada
Sept. 19 Rogers Arena – Vancouver, BC, Canada
Sept. 21 ShoWare Center – Kent, Wash. SOLD OUT
Sept. 22 Northern Quest Casino – Airway Heights, Wash.
Sept. 24 Shoreline Amphitheatre – Mountain View, Calif.
Sept. 25 Santa Barbara Bowl – Santa Barbara, Calif.
Sept. 27 Valley View Casino – San Diego, Calif.
Sept. 28 Vina Robles Amphitheatre – Paso Robles, Calif.
Sept. 30 Laughlin Amphitheatre – Laughlin, Nev.
Oct. 01 Hollywood Bowl – Los Angeles, Calif.
Oct. 02 Hollywood Bowl – Los Angeles, Calif.
Nov. 15 Pigeon Forge Convention Center – Pigeon Forge, Tenn.
Nov. 18 North Charleston Coliseum – North Charleston S.C.
Dec. 06 Frank Erwin Center – Austin, TX
Dec. 09 Global Event Center at WinStar World Casino and Resort – Thackerville, Okla.
Dec. 10 Global Event Center at WinStar World Casino and Resort – Thackerville, Okla.
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