Country Singer Sylvia Announces Upcoming Album 'It's All in the Family,' Set For Release On October 7
Available for Pre-Order NOW
Country chart-topper Sylvia is gearing up for the release of her new CD It's All in the Family. It will hit music retailers on October 7th. This recording marks the ACM "Female Vocalist of the Year" winner's first album release in 14 years. The 12-song album was produced by Sylvia and her longtime collaborator John Mock. Fans can pre-order the album now! Those who pre-order the digital album at iTunes will receive two tracks instantly, and those pre-ordering the physical CD at CD Baby will receive an autographed copy!
"I hope this music inspires and encourages people of all ages to continue to create in whatever genre brings them joy," stated Sylvia. "I have found that there is no age limit on creativity. Your best work is ahead of you! I've felt like a kid again making this record, and I can hardly wait to share it with the world!"
It's All in the Family is Sylvia's first album on which she co-wrote the majority of the 12 all-new songs. The highly anticipated release is the singer/songwriter's most personal venture to date, paying homage to her family's musical roots and touching on the choices, challenges and turns in the road that have brought her to where she stands today. The Grammy-nominated singer collaborated with some top songwriters including Thom Schuyler, Craig Bickhardt, Jeff Pennig, Kate Campbell, Bobby Tomberlin, and Mark Narmore. John Mock wrote the music for six cuts on the record as well as string arrangements for half of the album.
Known for her long list of huge hits like "Nobody" and "Tumbleweed," Sylvia has a history of creating long-lasting fan favorites. Future classics from the upcoming album include the title cut, "All in the Family" a story told by a grandmother to her granddaughter over an old family photo album and "Every Time A Train Goes By," a true story from Sylvia's childhood, which is an empowering anthem about facing one's fears, and in doing so, gaining confidence and courage.
It's All in the Family track-listing:
1. Every Time A Train Goes By
2. Somebody's Daughter
3. Leave The Past in the Past
4. A Right Turn
5. All in the Family
6. Grandpa Kirby Runnin' the Hounds
7. Immigrant Shoes
8. Cumberland Rose
9. Hope's Too hard
10. I Didn't Know What I Was Missing
11. Here Lately
12. Do Not Cry For Me
Sylvia On Tour:
Nov. 4 - Saginaw, Mich. - Temple Theater
Nov. 5 - Allegan, Mich. - Allegan High School
Nov. 16 - Port Huron, Mich. - McMorran Auditorium
Nov. 17 - Monroe, Mich. - River Raisin Center
Nov. 18 - Paw Paw, Mich. - Paw Paw High School
Dec. 17 - Nashville, Tenn. - Country Music Hall of Fame - Ford Theater
Jan. 27 - Feb. 03 - Tampa, Fla. - Country Music Cruise
With the release of Sylvia's second RCA album, Just Sylvia, the single "Nobody" sold two million copies and was #1 on all country music charts. It was awarded BMI "Song of the Year" for receiving the most radio airplay in 1983. "Nobody" also reached #13 as a crossover hit on Billboard's Top 100 chart and spent a total of 52 weeks on both charts. Recording for RCA until the end of 1987, Sylvia recorded six albums and garnered a total of 13 Top Ten and No. 1 songs, selling over 4 million records. In 1982, Sylvia was named "Female Vocalist of the Year" by the Academy of Country Music and was a Grammy nominee in the "Best Female Country Vocal Performance" category in 1983. Over an eight-year period, Sylvia crisscrossed America many times with her popular concert performances (over 200 per year), and she was a frequent guest on network television talk shows and specials - from The Today Show and Good Morning, America to Dick Clark's American Bandstand, and the Country Music Awards. Today, Sylvia records for her own independent record label, Red Pony Records and has released three CDs, "The Real Story" (1996), "Where In The World" (2002), and "A Cradle In Bethlehem" (2002). Sylvia's first record in 14 years, "It's All in the Family" (2016), will be released on October 7th.
To learn more, go to www.SylviaMusic.com.