Tim McGraw has had a rough couple of years battling his former record label Curb Records in court, but as early 2013 promises back-to-back new albums, Tim McGraw may be getting the last laugh.
Though Curb Records tried to hold Tim McGraw to a record contract in which he could only release new music on their extended time table, the court system freed Tim McGraw to sign with Big Machine Records last year. That isn't stopping Curb Records from releasing an album, Tim McGraw and Friends, as they wait for their appeal of the court's decision to be heard.
The new duets album will feature songs by Tim McGraw and several other artists such as Colt Ford, Lionel Richie, Kenny Rogers and Gwyneth Paltrow and will include some well-known hits including Find Out Who Your Friends Are with Tracy Lawrence, Bring On the Rain with Jo Dee Messina and It's Your Love with wife Faith Hill.
Tim McGraw and Friends is set to be released on January 22, 2013, but just two weeks later on February 5th, Big Machine Records will release Tim's debut album with their label, Two Lanes of Freedom. Though Curb Records may benefit from the first set of sales, the duets album may only serve to boost Tim McGraw's popularity, which will benefit Tim and Big Machine Records in the long run.
Tim McGraw's album Two Lanes of Freedom includes his top 10 song, Truck Yeah, as well as his current single, One of Those Nights. The album will also feature a duet with Taylor Swift, who apparently has come full circle since recording her first song titled Tim McGraw.
Regardless of the court battle preceded this, back-to-back new albums from Tim McGraw will feel like a double helping of ice cream to fans who have been craving new music through a very long, lawsuit-induced famine.
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