New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
BILLY RAY CYRUS will release ICON: THE DISTANCE,a collection of hits as well asnew versions of lesser-known tracks spanning CYRUS'22-year career which has been marked by multiple GRAMMY nominations. Song highlights on ICON: THE DISTANCE-due out June 3rdon Mercury/Ume-include: "The Distance," "Stand (with Miley Cyrus)," "Country Music
Has the Blues (with George
Jones and Loretta Lynn)," "Some Gave All (acoustic)" and "Achy Breaky Heart." Full tracklisting is below.
CYRUS will head to Nashville in early June for the CMA Music
Festival. On Saturday, June 7, he'll perform live at the CMA Music
Festival on the Riverfront Stage (https://www.cmaworld.com/cma-music-festival/ticketsand CMAfest.com). On Thursday, June 5, CYRUS will be on hand for a screening of LIKE A COUNTRY SONG, a new independent film he is featured in, which will premiere during CMA Fest at the Regal Cinema (3815 Green Hills Village Dr., Nashville). The evening will commence with a cast/celebrity red carpet at 6:00 PM and the film will screen at 7:30PM.
LIKE A COUNTRY SONG explores the "life happens" experiences of a talented and emerging country singer and reveals the personal character flaws, hurdles and unexpected challenges hindering the momentum of a hopeful career. The film will be featured in limited release in select theaters in Music
City and around the nation beginning Friday, June 6 (www.likeacountrysong.com).
Following is the tracklisting for ICON: THE DISTANCE:
1. The Distance (Sanford)
2. Trail Of Tears* (Cyrus)
3. Call Me Daddy* (Cyrus/Von Tress/Sagraves)
4. Busy Man** (Regan/Teren)
5. Wanna Be Your Joe (Cyrus)
6. Stand (with Miley Cyrus), (Dodd/Watts)
7. The Freebird Fell (King/Pyle)
8. Need A Little
Help* (Cyrus/Von Tress)
9. Country Music
Has The Blues (w/George Jones and Loretta Lynn), (Trace Cyrus)
10. Some Gave All (acoustic), (Cyrus/Cyrus)
11. Achy Breaky Heart*** (Von Tress)
All tracks produced by BILLY RAY CYRUS except otherwise noted.
*Produced by Terry Shelon and Billy Ray Cyrus
**Produced by John Kelton and Keith Stegall
***Produced by Joe Scaife and Jim Cotton
+Produced by Chas Sanford