03/09/2010

Alan Jackson Fans Can Countdown to the Release of Freight Train on the iTunes Store Starting Today

Alan Jackson Fans Can Countdown to the Release of Freight Train on the iTunes Store Starting Today

Free 60-Second Preview Available on Billboard.com

Three-Week, Three-Song Rollout for Jackson’s March 30 Album Release

Nashville, TN – Superstar Alan Jackson’s 18th album, Freight Train, releases on March 30, and a new track from the album will be available for purchase exclusively on the iTunes Store every week for three weeks heading into the album release.  Each song will also be available as a free 60-second preview on Billboard.com.

The exclusive iTunes Countdown pre-release tracks begin today with “Hard Hat and a Hammer,” and each will count toward the purchase of the full album through iTunes’ Complete My Album feature.  The subsequent tracks include “Every Now and Then” (available March 16) and “Where I Belong” (available March 23).  

For each new track every week, fans will be able to visit Billboard.com for a 48-hour exclusive preview of the song immediately prior to its Tuesday release on iTunes, with each posting remaining on Billboard.com for a week from its debut.  

“It’s Just That Way,” the first hit single from Freight Train, is currently available as a digital single through the iTunes Store and will also count towards the purchase of Freight Train via the Complete My Album feature.

Alan Jackson is one of the most successful and respected songwriter/performers in music.  His career has spanned 20 years, netted 50 million album sales and met with consistent critical acclaim.  Jackson’s most recent collection, Good Time, became the fourth album of his career to debut simultaneously at #1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums and all-genre Billboard 200 sales charts and netted three #1 hits.

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