OneStat.com Web Analytics

Garth’s Back With Ultimate Hits

Garth Brooks is releasing a new project, Garth Brooks: The Ultimate Hits, along with a new radio single, the country superstar announced in Nashville, Aug. 18.

garth300.jpg

Garth made the announcement to radio programmers and industry consultants at a Nashville press conference. Garth’s Pearl Records imprint label will be releasing The Ultimate Hits package, which includes a three-record collection of 30 classics, three new tracks and one bonus song, plus a DVD featuring 34 music videos, Nov. 6. The collection’s first single, “More Than a Memory,” will be launched to radio digitally on Aug. 27. Unlike his past several projects, which were available only through Wal-Mart stores, The Ultimate Hits will be sold at numerous retail outlets. When asked if he had any concerns about competing in today’s market, Garth, who retired from the business in 2000, responded, “I’m scared to death. It’s rusty, and I’m seeing these young guys that are out there slammin’ it every day and thinking, ‘I know what that speed is. Am I ready to run at that speed?’ I don’t know.” Garth also maintained that he is committed to staying retired until his daughters have all finished school, around the year 2015. So, he will not tour to support the new collection, although he will play some special shows, including an already-announced Wal-Mart Appreciation Concert.

Don’t miss an issue! Subscribe to Nash Country Weekly.

Comments

More News

Nashville radio personality Bill Cody shines a light on the new Grand Ole Opry movie, American Saturday Night.
Brothers Osborne, Old Dominion also shine for industry attendees.
Baby boy arrives this morning.
The Nashville Ballet partners with Bluebird Cafe for a special City of Dreams performance.
The country legend sang at a funeral in Texas.