Country star/newly anointed “Baywatch”/Season 5 Idol finalist/Season 16 Dancing With The Star champ Kellie Pickler will release her 4th studio album and her 1st with new label Black River Entertainment on 11/11 (moved up a day?), but a full album stream is now available for your listening pleasure! Check it out and pre-order Kellie’s new album here:
Here’s the tracklisting for the album. In the press release for The Woman I Am, Kellie described the title track as a response to an interviewer’s question about what song of hers she would play to people to describe herself in a nutshell.
1 “Little Bit Gypsy” (Kyle Jacobs/Tammi Lynn Kidd/Fred Wilhelm)
2 “Ring for Sale” (Jim Beavers/Chris Stapleton, see video of Kellie performing the song here)
3 “Buzzin'” (Steve Moakler/John Osborne/TJ Osborne)
4 “The Woman I Am” (Kyle Jacobs/Kellie Pickler)
5 “Closer to Nowhere” (Carson Chamberlain/Wade Kirby/Phil O’Donnell)
6 “Selma Drye” (Joe Lammonds/Billy Montana/Kellie Pickler)
7 “I Forgive You” (busbee/Hillary Lindsey/Aimee Mayo)
8 “Bonnie and Clyde” (Kyle Jacobs/Kellie Pickler/Liz Rose)
9 “Where Did Your Love Go” (Kalissa Ewing/Rivers Rutherford, check out Kalissa Ewing’s demo here)
10 “No Cure for Crazy” (Kyle Jacobs/Joe Leathers/Billy Montana/John Ozier)
11 “Tough All Over” (Gary Nicholson/Leslie Satcher)
12 “Someone Somewhere Tonight” (Davis Raines/Walt Wilkins)
Kellie is set to promote The Woman I Am with 11/13 performances on the Ellen Degeneres Show and The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson, as well as an appearance on Dancing With The Stars on 11/11. Kellie will also take part in this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on NBC.
Lead single “Someone Somewhere Tonight” peaked at #48 Mediabase/Country Aircheck and #49 Billboard Country Airplay, while second single “Little Bit Gypsy” currrently sits at #50 Mediabase/Country Aircheck and #55 Billboard Country Airplay in its 8th week charting. Kellie’s previous album, the critically acclaimed 100 Proof, sold 27k copies 1st week (in late January 2012, without a charting single at the time) en route to 90k total sales. What kind of 1st week sales do you see The Woman I Am generating?
Last but not least, after listening to The Woman I Am, what do you think and what are your favorite tracks?