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Wynonna & The Big Noise - PARTNER WITH NPR “FIRST LISTEN” TO PREMIERE THEIR SELF-TITLED DEBUT ALBUM STARTING TODAY

TV PERFORMANCES SET FOR “LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS” AND “CBS THIS MORNING: SATURDAY SESSIONS”

BARNES & NOBLE ALBUM SIGNING IN NYC ON RELEASE DAY FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12

February 4th, 2016 - “Wynonna & The Big Noise lays bare the joy that is Judd's most potent gift as a vocalist … Wynonna's in the big field now. But she was always there anyway, with her magnificently versatile alto and penchant for both belting and swooning. With her tight band behind her after touring together for several years, she just sounds like she's home…You can just feel the grin on her face.”
--Ann Powers, NPR, February 3, 2016

American music icon and five-time GRAMMY Award-winner WYNONNA JUDD and her band The Big Noise have partnered with NPR “First Listen” to give fans an early listen to their self-titled debut album starting today (2/4) in its entirety. Listen here (through 2/12). WYNONNA & THE BIG NOISE is due out Friday, February 12 via Curb Records in digital and physical formats including vinyl. The CD and vinyl versions of the album--which feature special guests Derek Trucks, Jason Isbell, Susan Tedeschi and Timothy B Schmit--is available now for pre-order at Amazon and iTunes.

To celebrate the album’s release, the band will make their television debut as they perform “Ain’t No Thing,” a song from the new album, on NBC’s “Late Night With Seth Meyers” live Wednesday, February 10 at 12:35/11:35c on NBC. An additional web-exclusive song performance will also be available on the show’s website following the broadcast. The following evening, Thursday, February 11, WYNONNA & THE BIG NOISE will perform a special album release show at City Winery NYC; tickets and exclusive meet & greet packages are available now here. Additionally, fans have the opportunity to attend a special album signing event for WYNONNA & THE BIG NOISE on Friday, February 12 at Barnes & Noble on Fifth Avenue in NYC at 1:00 PM. More details on how to participate can be found here.

The celebration continues throughout the following week as well with a performance on “CBS This Morning: Saturday Session” on Saturday, February 20 in the 8:30am ET hour. The band will perform two tracks from the album and a third song will be available exclusively online. On Monday, February 22 Los Angeles fans will finally get the opportunity to hear the new music live with a performance at the El Rey Theatre; tickets are on sale now here. Look for more events to be announced in the coming week.

WYNONNA & THE BIG NOISE is a milestone for WYNONNA, opening an exciting new chapter for her. She describes the new album as “vintage yet modern” and a “return to the well.” It’s a rootsy work encompassing Americana, blues, soul, rock and country.

EARLY PRAISE FOR WYNONNA & THE BIG NOISE:

“…the self-titled Wynonna & The Big Noise brings a raw, unvarnished approach to the album's dozen tracks, which run the gamut from gutsy blues to sweet, Seventies-inspired country-pop. While the LP is a natural for the wide-open Americana format, Wynonna's legions of country fans will feel right at home with the singer's first full-length album of original material since 2003's What the World Needs Now Is Love.”
--Stephen L. Betts, ROLLINGSTONE.COM, November 6, 2015

“Singer Wynonna Judd opens a new chapter in her long career with her forthcoming album Wynonna & The Big Noise, her first with a full band of her own…the sound, however, is a departure, more stripped to the bone and rootsy, more contemporary American...”
--Randy Lewis, LOS ANGELES TIMES, January 22, 2016

“…she's reinvented herself again. The self-titled album with her new band is a mix of country, soul, rock, blues, mountain and just plain attitude…Wynonna & the Big Noise just may be her best album ever. Which is saying a lot.”
--Chuck Yarborough, CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER, January 26, 2016

“The new album…explores more blues, soul, Americana and early rock 'n' roll styles alongside her trademark country croon…The album features the handiwork of some interesting collaborators including Susan Tedeschi's pluck on the bluesy opener ‘Ain't No Thing,’ Derek Trucks' guitar prowess on the soulful confessional ‘Keeps Me Alive’ and the tenderness of folk star Jason Isbell on the pensive gospel hymnal ‘Things That I Lean On,’ among others.”
-- Selena Fragassi, CHICAGO DAILY HERALD, January 29, 2016

TRACK LISTING AND SONGWRITER CREDITS:
1. “Ain’t No Thing” featuring Susan Tedeschi (Written by John Scott Sherrill, Chris Stapleton)
2. “Cool Ya” (Written by Lisa Carver, Andrew Ripp)
3. “Things That I Lean On” featuring Jason Isbell (Written by Travis Meadows, Daniel Sanders)
4. “You Make My Heart Beat Too Fast” featuring Cactus Moser (Written by Julie Miller)
5. “Staying In Love” (Written by Rapheal Saadiq)
6. “Keeps Me Alive” featuring Derek Trucks (Written by Sarah Siskind)
7. “Jesus And A Jukebox” (Written by Travis Meadows, Jeremy Spillman, David Tolliver)
8. “I Can See Everything” featuring Timothy B Schmit (Written by Timothy B. Schmit)
9. “Something You Can’t Live Without” (Written by David Lee Murphy, Cactus Moser)
10. “You Are So Beautiful” (Written by Ashley Warren, Cactus Moser)
11. “Every Ending (Is A New Beginning)” (Written by Doug Johnson, Billy Montana, Wynonna, Cactus Moser)
12. “Choose To Believe” (Written by Charlie White, Kevin Welch)

For more information on WYNONNA & THE BIG NOISE, visit:
www.wynonnaandthebignoise.com
www.facebook.com/wynonnajudd
www.twitter.com/WynonnaMusic
www.instagram.com/wynonnajudd

Performance Videos:
“Jesus and a Jukebox”: https://youtu.be/DBk6tLpz2Ng
“Things That I Lean On”: https://youtu.be/LtCwb5D1uag
“Ain’t No Thing”: https://youtu.be/HdN8esuHT-g
“You Make My Heart Beat Too Fast”: https://youtu.be/7lVg5j4ow1s

Pre-order Now:
iTunes: http://smarturl.it/WyTBN
Amazon CD + Vinyl: http://amzn.com/B01683OVV6