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Cyndi Lauper Reveals Country Music 'Detour' Album Details

02/17/2016
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Cyndi Lauper has revealed the details and the release date for her country music album which is filled with special all-star guest appearances and will be released on May 6th.

The new album will be entitled "Detour" and features Lauper's take on 12 classic country songs from the 1940s, 50s and 60s and features guest appearances from Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris, Alison Krauss, Jewel, and Willie Nelson.

Lauper had this to say about her inspiration for the album, which she recorded in Nashville with several of the city's top session musicians, "When I was a really young kid, country music was pop music, so this is what we grew up listening to. These songs are part of some of my earliest memories so it has been an absolute thrill to revisit them."

Patsy Cline is one of Lauper's biggest inspirations and she covers two songs from the country music legend on the new album: "Walkin' After Midnight" and her #1 smash, "I Fall To Pieces." Lauper had this to say, "I spent a lot of time in my room singing with Patsy. I had to sing a Patsy Cline song - or two - because her voice was like one of my girlfriends. That's how close I felt to her."

Detour Track Listing:
"Funnel Of Love"
"Detour" - Featuring Emmylou Harris
"Misty Blue"
"Walkin' After Midnight"
"Heartaches By The Number"
"The End Of The World"
"Night Life" - Featuring Willie Nelson
"Begging To You"
"You're The Reason Our Kids Are Ugly" - Featuring Vince Gill
"I Fall To Pieces"
"I Want To Be A Cowboy's Sweetheart" - Featuring Jewel
"Hard Candy Christmas" - Featuring Alison Krauss

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