Sheryl Crow ‘Heads Home’ With New Release
WEST CHESTER, Pa., July 15 /PRNewswire/ — Who says you can never go home? After conquering the rock and pop worlds with six Top 10 albums, iconic singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow is headed back to her Southern roots with her new album 100 Miles from Memphis. To celebrate the release of what many critics are hailing as “her best album to date,” the Missouri native is scheduled to appear on QVC Monday, July 19 at 10 PM (ET) for a special live performance.
During the QVC Presents QSessions Live Featuring Sheryl Crow broadcast, Crow will not only give fans a sneak peek of her highly anticipated new album but also take them behind-the-scenes of the journey that led her back “home.” She will offer viewers the opportunity to order the CD, which comes with an additional bonus CD created especially for QVC customers containing 6 previously released hits, before street date.
“100 Miles from Memphis is one of the most exciting releases of the year and marks a pivotal moment in Sheryl’s career,” said John Kelly, vice president of merchandising for QVC. “We are thrilled that she is debuting this much-talked-about new CD on QVC and that she is bringing our viewers inside her world with a special performance.”
100 Miles from Memphis is Crow’s seventh album and its title reflects a statement of purpose, both musical and emotional, that marks her long-awaited return to the sounds that first drew her to making music. With the help of critically acclaimed producers Doyle Bramhall II and Justin Stanley, the album features an eclectic mix of songs. Standout tracks include the CD’s first single “Summer Day,” which is already topping the charts, as well as innovative renditions of classic top hits, including Terence Trent D’Arby’s “Sign Your Name” and a special tribute to Michael Jackson with The Jackson Five’s “I Want You Back.”
“This album was an important project for me because it allowed me to delve back into the music and sounds that I grew up with,” said Crow. “I am excited to have the opportunity to share my music, and the story behind this special record, with QVC’s viewers. It’s going to be an amazing show.”
100 Miles from Memphis, with the special bonus CD containing previously released hits (QVC Item #F08971), will be available through QVC starting July 19 at QVC.com or 800.345.1515, while supplies last.
About Sheryl Crow
Since the release of her seven times platinum debut set Tuesday Night Music Club in 1993, which was nominated for five Grammys and won three, Crow has released six studio albums (each charting Top 10, four of them platinum-plus), a quadruple-platinum greatest hits collection, a Christmas album and has performed duets with musical luminaries such as Sting, Kid Rock, Mick Jagger and more. She has also been nominated for an additional 27 Grammys, winning six more. Her most recent nomination was for her sixth album, 2008′s critically acclaimed Detours. Crow saw the launch of her very own clothing line Bootheel Trading Co., is a cancer survivor and passionate supporter of a variety of environmental and health-related charities, including The NRDC, The Breast Cancer Research Foundation and The World Food Program. Recently Crow has taken an interest in acting having appeared in a three episode arc of “Cougar Town” and an appearance on her friend Jerry Seinfeld’s show “The Marriage Ref.” Crow has sold more than 35 million records worldwide.
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SOURCE QVC, Inc.