Don Henley will release Cass County, his fifth studio album, and first solo album in 15 years, on September 25th on Capitol Records.
The album was produced by Don Henley and Stan Lynch, who also co-wrote 11 of the songs on the album, and represents both Henley’s roots and the next stop on his creative journey.
Recorded primarily in Nashville, Tennessee, and Dallas, Texas, the album includes guest appearances from Merle Haggard, Miranda Lambert, Mick Jagger, Martina McBride, Jamey Johnson, Alison Krauss, Vince Gill and Dolly Parton.
Fans who pre-order Cass County digitally on iTunes will receive two tracks instantly – “That Old Flame” (featuring Martina McBride) and “Take A Picture of This.” The album is also available digitally via Amazon in Deluxe and Standard Editions.
Fans can also visit Don Henley’s official online store and pre-order the Deluxe CD, Deluxe Vinyl and Super Deluxe Vinyl Book, including including a 50-page booklet with exclusive photos, collector postcards, deluxe CD album, and deluxe Vinyl (2 disc 180-gram). A limited number of bundles are also available, including a T-shirt and 12X12 lithograph.
Henley will launch a solo tour in October 2015 that will include concerts in Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Dallas, TX; Denver, CO; Detroit, MI; Durham, NC; Los Angeles, CA; Nashville, TN; New York, NY; Philadelphia, PA; Port Chester, NY; San Francisco, CA; Santa Barbara, CA; Toronto, ON and Washington, D.C. Singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin will open on all the dates.
Each ticket ordered for any of the tour dates will receive a Cass County Deluxe CD. Ticket buyers will receive an email notification to confirm the delivery details for their album. Full tour details will be announced shortly.
1. “Bramble Rose” (featuring Mick Jagger & Miranda Lambert)
2. “The Cost of Living” (featuring Merle Haggard)
3. “No, Thank You”
4. “Waiting Tables”
5. “Take A Picture of This”
6. “Too Far Gone”
7. “That Old Flame” (featuring Martina McBride)
8. “The Brand New Tennessee Waltz”
9. “Words Can Break Your Heart”
10. “When I Stop Dreaming” (featuring Dolly Parton)
11. “Praying for Rain”
12. “Too Much Pride”
13. “She Sang Hymns Out of Tune”
14. “Train In The Distance”
15. “A Younger Man”
16. “Where I Am Now”
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