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Grammy-Nominated Tift Merritt Back With New Album

January 11, 2008 (4:15 am) GMT
'Another Country' is made the follow up of Tift Merritt's highly-acclaimed album 'Tambourine'.
Grammy-Nominated Tift Merritt Back With New Album

Taking a three-years absence from releasing studio albums, Grammy-nominated singer is set to release the follow up to the highly acclaimed 'Tambourine'. The alt-country singer signed a new deal with Fantasy Records to release '' on February 26.

Post releasing 'Tambourine' in 2004, Merritt took a break in Paris to get more intimate with her piano. She had completed a set of songs including the title track and a song called 'Broken' which will go to the new album. Merritt who was assisted by producer Geroge Drakoulias, received collaborations from guitarists Charlie Sexton and Doug Pettibone and Tift's longtime band; Zeke Hutchins (drums), Jay Brown (bass) and Danny Eisenberg (keyboards).

Merritt will begin a string of dates which is scheduled to preview her album today, January 11 in Brooklyn, New York. She will also host her own public radio program called 'The Spark' on January 27 with Nick Hornby as the first guest.

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