Dolly Parton Set to Release New Album, 'Blue Smoke'
Dolly Parton's new album Blue Smoke is set to release on May 13, 2014 on Sony Music Masterworks and Dolly Records. Today Rollingstone.com debuts the brand new lyric video for the title track, "Blue Smoke."
The Blue Smoke pre-order is now available for purchase today on iTunes at iTunes.com/DollyParton. Consumers who pre-order the album on iTunes will receive two tracks early! They will immediately receive a download of "Blue Smoke" followed by a download of "Home" on April 22(nd).
Following the album release the Blue Smoke World Tour will hit select dates in the United States, England, Ireland, Scotland, Denmark, Germany, Norway and Sweden.
About Dolly Parton:
Dolly is the most honored female country performer of all time. Achieving 25 RIAA certified gold, platinum and multi-platinum awards, she has had 25 songs reach number 1 on the Billboard Country charts, a record for a female artist. She has 41 career top 10 country albums, a record for any artist, and she has 110 career charted singles over the past 40 years. All-inclusive sales of singles, albums, hits collections, paid digital downloads and compilation usage during her Hall of Fame career have reportedly topped a staggering 100 million records world-wide. She has garnered 7 Grammy Awards, 10 Country Music Association Awards, 5 Academy of Country Music Awards, 3 American Music Awards and is one of only five female artists to win the Country Music Association's Entertainer of the Year Award. Dolly was inducted as a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1999. And the litany goes on.
Dolly's career has spanned nearly five decades and is showing no signs of slowing down. An internationally-renowned superstar, the iconic and irrepressible Parton has contributed countless treasures to the worlds of music, film and television. Some of her hit films have included Nine to Five, Steel Magnolias, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Rhinestone, Straight Talk, and Joyful Noise. Parton received two Oscar® nominations - one for writing the title tune to Nine to Five and the other for Travelin' Thru from the film Transamerica.
BLUE SMOKE WORLD TOUR DATES:
May 22 Tulsa, OK - Hard Rock Casino
May 23 Tulsa, OK - Hard Rock Casino
May 25 Cherokee, NC - Harrah's Cherokee Casino
May 27 Richmond, KY - EKU Center For The Arts - (St. Mark's Evening Among Friends)
May 28 Knoxville, TN - University of Tennessee - (Benefiting Dolly's Imagination Library)
May 30 Thackerville, OK - Winstar Casino
May 31 Thackerville, OK - Winstar Casino
UK & EUROPE
Jun 8 England, Liverpool - Echo Arena
Jun 10 Northern Ireland, Belfast - Odyssey Arena
Jun 11 Ireland, Dublin - O2 Arena
Jun 12 Ireland, Cork - Live At The Marquee
Jun 14 England, Newcastle - Metro Radio Arena
Jun 15 Scotland, Aberdeen - GE Arena
Jun 17 Scotland, Glasgow - SSE Hydro Arena
Jun 18 Scotland, Glasgow - SSE Hydro Arena
Jun 20 England, Leeds - First Direct Arena
Jun 21 England, Manchester - Phones 4U Arena
Jun 22 England, Birmingham - LG Arena
Jun 24 Wales, Cardiff - Motorpoint Arena
Jun 25 Wales, Cardiff - Motorpoint Arena
Jun 27 England, London - O2 Arena
Jun 28 England, London - O2 Arena
Jun 29 England, Glastonbury - Glastonbury Festival
July 2 England, Nottingham - Capital FM Arena
July 5 Germany, Cologne - LANXESS Arena
July 6 Germany, Berlin - o2 World
July 8 Denmark, Copenhagen - Forum
July 9 Norway, Oslo - Spektrum
July 11 Sweden, Stockholm - THE GLOBE