‘Nashville’ Pilot Episode Original Songs: Now On ITunes!

With Nashville set to premiere tonight (we’ll be recapping here, ya’ll!), ABC and Big Machine Label Group have released several of the original songs featured in the pilot episode to Itunes. Check out links, the new music video for one of tonight’s originals, songwriting credits, and a stream of a demo for one of the originals after the jump. BONUS: Find out how Kellie Pickler is connected to 3 of the original songs in this episode!

Here’s the list of original songs to be featured on tonight’s pilot episode of Nashville. Notice that Kellie Pickler’s husband Kyle Jacobs cowrote two of the songs featured. Joy Yetton nee Williams of The Civil Wars also cowrote those songs. Kellie cut “Boys & Buses” while she was preparing her third album but it didn’t make the final 100 Proof track listing.

“Already Gone”
Composed by Kyle Jacobs, Ben Glover, & Joy Williams
Sung by: Connie Britton as Rayna James

“Back Home” (Click to buy on ITunes)
Composed by Kyle Jacobs, Lee Brice, & Joy Williams
Sung by: Charles Esten as Deacon Claybourne

“Boys And Buses”
Composed by Shane McAnally, Brandy Clark, & Josh Osborne
Sung by: Hayden Panettiere as Juliette Barnes

“It’s My Life”
Composed by Bob Dipiero & Sarah Buxton
Sung by: Connie Britton as Rayna James

“Love Like Mine” (Click to buy on ITunes)
Composed by Kelly Archer, Justin Weaver, & Emily Shackelton
Sung by: Hayden Panettiere as Juliette Barnes

BONUS: Check out co-writer Emily Shackelton’s demo of “Love Like Mine”:

“If I Didn’t Know Better” (Click to buy on ITunes)
Composed by John Paul White & Arum Rae
Sung by: Clare Bowen and Sam Palladio as Scarlett O’Connor & Gunnar Scott

NEW video for “If I Didn’t Know Better” (includes scenes from episodes 2 and 3)
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Also known as Windmills, I cover country music news and live televised country events, in addition to recapping ABC's 'Nashville.' Additionally, I occasionally do long-form chart analysis that has been cited by Entertainment Weekly, Pitchfork, The Guardian, The New Republic, NPR, and more.