New York, NY (Top40 Charts/ Cracker Barrel Old Country Store)
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store today announced Alison Krauss
as its latest artist to release an album under its Spotlight Music
Program. The 27-time GRAMMY Award-winning singer will release her exclusive bonus track version of "Windy City
" in Cracker Barrel Old Country Store locations nationwide and online at crackerbarrel.com on Friday, Feb. 17.
As part of the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® Warehouse Sessions, Krauss is the second artist to be featured in the content series. The Warehouse Sessions are intimate recordings that unveil artists in a behind-the-scenes look. Offering the comfort of a southern backdrop for performances and interviews, the Cracker Barrel Décor Warehouse and Front Porch settings provide a casual atmosphere for artists to collaborate. Previous Warehouse Sessions and Front Porch Series performers include NEEDTOBREATHE, Dolly Parton
and Pentatonix. Krauss adds to the growing list of talent collaborating in new ways with Cracker Barrel.
"Continuing our Warehouse Sessions, we have been blown away by Alison's performances," said Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® Senior Marketing Manager Julie
Ulmer. "Not only is her voice incredible, but the Décor Warehouse provides a collaborative atmosphere creating a unique sound from a variety of instruments. We are thrilled to partner with Alison to launch her solo album and know our guests will love her music as much as we do."
Produced by seasoned veteran Buddy
Cannon, "Windy City
" is Krauss' debut album for Capitol Records and features 10 tracks, including a bonus track "Make The World Go Away" with Jamey Johnson, which was originally released as an exclusive to Cracker Barrel on his 2012 album "Living For A Song."
Krauss carefully selected each track for the album alongside Cannon, who has produced for the likes of Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire, Loretta Lynn, Kenny Chesney, and more.
"We made music with the folks from Cracker Barrel many years ago, and it was great to be back alongside them again," said Krauss.
" Track Listing:
It's Goodbye And So Long To You
I Never Cared For You
River In The Rain
Gentle On My Mind
All Alone Am I
You Don't Know Me
Make The World Go Away Featuring Jamey Johnson
About Alison Krauss
effortlessly bridges the gap between roots music and genres such as pop, rock, country and classical. She has released 13 albums and has sold more than 12 million records to date. With 27 wins, she is the most awarded female artist in Grammy history. She has received a multitude of other honors, including nine Country Music
Association awards and 14 International Bluegrass Music
Association awards. Alison has also contributed songs to numerous films, including "O Brother, Where Art Thou?
" and "Cold Mountain."