Dolly Parton announces new album ahead of UK tour

Country legend releases 'Better Day' in August

Dolly Parton announces new album ahead of UK tour
Dolly Parton has announced details of a new album, set to be released this summer.

The country superstar releases 'Better Day' on August 29, the follow-up to 2008's 'Backwoods Barbie'. Its release coincides with her major world tour, which hits the UK the week before release, arriving at Glasgow SECC on August 21.

Parton said of the new album: "I wanted to do an album that would be very uplifting and positive, as well as inspirational. Times are hard all over. I think people need to feel better and I thought 'Better Day' was the perfect title because it says 'hope'."


The tracklisting for 'Better Day' is:

'In The Meantime'
'Just Leaving'
'Missing You'
'Together You And I'
'Country Is'
'Holding Everything'
'The Sacrifice'
'I Just Might'
'Better Day'
'Shine Like The Sun'
'Get Out'
'Let Love Grow'


Dolly Parton plays the following UK and Irish dates:

Glasgow SECC (August 20-21)
Nottingham Arena (22)
Liverpool Echo Arena (31)
Birmingham LG Arena (September 2)
Cardiff CIA Arena (3-4)
Bournemouth BIC (6)
London O2 Arena (7-8)
Newcastle Metro Radio Arena (10)
Manchester MEN Arena (11)
Sheffield Motorpoint Arena (12)
Dublin O2 Arena (14)
Belfast Odyssey (15)


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