Billy Ray Cyrus Announces ‘Thin Line’ Album, Drops ‘Hey Elvis’ as First Single
Billy Ray Cyrus has new music on the way: The country singer will release Thin Line through Blue Cadillac Music on Sept. 9.
Thin Line as a whole is described by Cyrus as “how I live my life; it’s a balance between art and reality." That theme is found in each of the record's 15 songs, the artist says. A complete track listing for Thin Line is below -- and readers will notice that the project features a number of special guests, including Cyrus' children Miley and Braison, Shooter Jennings, Aerosmith's Joe Perry and more.
September is a few months out, though, so in the meantime, Cyrus will be making three of Thin Line's 15 tracks available to fans. A cover of Don Williams' "Tulsa Time" will debut on July 8, while the disc's title track will drop on Aug. 12. The third tune, "Hey Elvis," is available now; it was written by Bryan Adams (who appears on the tune, along with Glenn Hughes) and Gretchen Peters, and its music video is below.
The "Hey Elvis" music video also serves as a promotional vehicle for Cyrus' new CMT TV show, Still the King, which is scheduled to premiere on June 12 at 9PM ET. The show won’t be Cyrus’ first stint on television: He’s been acting since 1999, and in those 15-plus years, he’s appeared on The Love Boat: The Next Wave, played Dr. Clint Cassidy on Doc and starred in daughter Miley‘s Disney Channel show Hannah Montana.
"Hey Elvis" is available on iTunes now.
Billy Ray Cyrus’ Thin Line Track Listing:
1. “Thin Line” featuring Shelby Lynn
2. “Loving Her Was Easier (Than Anything I’ll Ever Do Again)”
3. “They’re Playin’ Our Song”
4. “My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys”
5. “Stop Pickin on Willie”
6. “Sunday Morning Coming Down” featuring Shelby Lynn
7. “Tulsa Time” featuring Joe Perry
8. “Hillbilly On”
9. “Killing the Blues” featuring Shooter Jennings
10. “I’ve Always Been Crazy” featuring Shooter Jennings and Lee Roy Parnell
11. “Hey Elvis” featuring Bryan Adams and Glenn Hughes
12. “Help Me Make It Through the Night” featuring Kenley Shea Holm
13. “Home (Let It Find You)”
14. “Going Where the Lonely Go” featuring Braison Cyrus
15. “Angels Protect This Home” featuring Miley Cyrus
Watch Billy Ray Cyrus' "Hey Elvis" Music Video
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