DOLLY PARTON TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM BLUE SMOKE IN THE U.S. ON MAY 13, 2014

Iconic singer, songwriter, musician, actress and philanthropist Dolly Parton announces the release of her new album Blue Smoke which will be released by Sony Music Masterworks and Dolly Records on May 13, 2014. 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.

“On this CD I think there are all of the colors of my life in all the areas of music that you’ve allowed me to dabble in through the years,” says Dolly Parton. “You will hear my old world mountain voice on songs like ‘Banks of The Ohio’ and ‘If I Had Wings’ my tender side on songs like ‘Miss You – Miss Me’ and ‘Unlikely Angel.’ My country / bluegrass side of songs like ‘Home,’ ‘Blue Smoke’ and ‘Don’t Think Twice’ and my funny tongue-in-cheek side on ‘Lover du Jour.’”

TRACK LISTING:

1. Blue Smoke

2. Unlikely Angel

3. Don’t Think Twice

4. You Can’t Make Old Friends

5. Home

6. Banks of the Ohio

7. Lay Your Hands on Me

8. Miss You-Miss Me

9. If I Had Wings

10. Lover du Jour

11. From Here to the Moon and Back

12. Try

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:

NEW ZEALAND/AUSTRALIA 
Feb 11     Australia, Melbourne – Rod Laver Arena
Feb 12     Australia, Melbourne – Rod Laver Arena
Feb 13     Australia, Adelaide – Entertainment Centre
Feb 15     Australia, NSW, Hunter Valley – Hope Estate
Feb 16     Australia, Tamworth – TRECC
Feb 18     Australia, Sydney – Entertainment Centre
Feb 19     Australia, Sydney – Entertainment Centre
Feb 21     Australia, Brisbane – Entertainment Centre
Feb 22     Australia, Brisbane – Entertainment Centre
Feb 24     Australia, Cairns – Cairns Convention Center
Feb 27     Australia, Perth – Perth Arena

US
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 08    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
July 02     England, Nottingham – Capital FM Arena
July 05     Germany, Cologne – LANXESS Arena
July 06     Germany, Berlin – o2 World
July 08     Denmark, Copenhagen – Forum
July 09     Norway, Oslo – Spektrum
July 11      Sweden, Stockholm – THE GLOBE

Sony Music Masterworks comprises the Masterworks, Sony Classical, OKeh, Portrait, Masterworks Broadway and Flying Buddha imprints. For email updates and information please visit www.SonyMasterworks.com

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