Friday, October 23, 2015

Carrie Underwood's new album out, upcoming media appearances

Carrie Underwood's fifth studio album, Storyteller, is in stores today. There are a slew of media appearances in the coming weeks.
This weekend, the CMT channel will celebrate Storyteller with a special takeover October 24-25 timed to the release of the album featuring “CMT Instant Jam,” “CMT Crossroads,” and a Carrie co-hosted “CMT Hot 20.” 
The country superstar will chat and perform on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Oct. 27.
On Nov. 2, Underwood will appear and perform as part of the pre-CMA Awards special, Countdown to the CMA Awards: Country’s Greatest Crossover Hits with Robin Roberts, on ABC. That same evening, she will make a special appearance on The Late, Late Show with James Corden on CBS.
Returning to co-host The 49th Annual CMA Awards on ABC with Brad Paisley on Nov. 4, she is a double nominee. 

Then on Nov. 5, Carrie will appear on Lifetime’s Emmy-nominated Project Runway. Carrie will join Emmy Award winners Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn along with Nina Garcia and Zac Posen as a guest judge for the season finale.
In addition to the digital and CD release of Storyteller, a limited-edition version of the album will be released on 150-gram vinyl on Dec. 4. The vinyl edition will also include special etched artwork featuring Carrie’s name and the album name on one side of the two-LP set. 
The vinyl edition can be purchased at
Fans can read more about Carrie in the recent People magazine cover story, as the cover subject of Shape’s November issue out now, a Country Weekly cover feature and the December cover of Cosmopolitan due on stands in a couple of weeks. This Sunday’s Parade magazine cover features Carrie, with her dogs Ace and Penny, on why she loves Halloween and scary movies.

Fans purchasing music at Target will receive two exclusive tracks, “Heartbeat (stripped)” and “Little Girl Don’t Grow Up Too Fast.”
Watch a special performance of the track “Heartbeat (stripped)” here .
Storyteller was produced by Jay Joyce, Mark Bright, and Zach Crowell with six of its 13 songs co-written by Carrie, including the Top-10-and-climbing record-breaking first single, “Smoke Break.”
Storyteller track listing:

“Renegade Runaway” (Carrie Underwood/Chris DeStefano/Hillary Lindsey)
“Dirty Laundry” (Zach Crowell/Ashley Gorley/Hillary Lindsey)
“Church Bells” (Zach Crowell/Brett James/Hillary Lindsey)
“Heartbeat” (Carrie Underwood/Zach Crowell/Ashley Gorley)
“Smoke Break” (Carrie Underwood/Chris DeStefano/Hillary Lindsey)
“Choctaw County Affair” (Jason White)
“Like I’ll Never Love You Again” (Hillary Lindsey/Lori McKenna/Liz Rose)
“Chaser” (Carrie Underwood/Mike Elizondo/Hillary Lindsey)
“Relapse” (Ben Caver/Sara Haze/Brett James)
“Clock Don’t Stop” (Blair Daly/Chris DeStefano/Hillary Lindsey)
“The Girl You Think I Am” (Carrie Underwood/David Hodges/Hillary Lindsey)
“Mexico” (Kathleen Higgins/Jamie Moore/Derrick Adam Southerland)
“What I Never Knew I Always Wanted” (Carrie Underwood/Brett James/Hillary Lindsey)
Tracks 1, 2, 5-8 produced by Jay Joyce
Tracks 3, 10-13 produced by Mark Bright
Tracks 4, 9 produced by Zach Crowell  

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