Cyndi Lauper Taking TV Detour For Country Album


Cyndi Lauper has lined up a number of high profile television and media appearances to promote the release of her star-studded country music album "Detour," which will be released tomorrow (Friday, May 6th).

Lauper is set to appear on "CBS This Morning" on May 7, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" tonight, May 5, CMT's Hot Twenty Countdown May 7 and 8, and GAC May 10 and 19.

The new album is a collection of covers of classic country music songs from the 1940s, 50s and 60s and features guest duets with a who's who of country music including Emmylou Harris (on the title track), Willie Nelson ("Night Life," a song he wrote over 50 years ago), Vince Gill (Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty's "You're The Reason Our Kids Are Ugly") and Alison Krauss (Dolly Parton's "Hard Candy Christmas."

Jewel also appears on the album and shows off her yodeling skills on "I Want To Be A Cowboy's Sweetheart," which was the first country song by a woman to sell one million copies.

Lauper will also be promoting the effort with the "Detour Tour", kicking off their first leg of the trek at the famed Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on May 9th. The 19-city tour leg will conclude on October 9th at The Joint in Las Vegas.

Detour Tracklisting:
1."Funnel Of Love"
2."Detour" - Featuring Emmylou Harris
3."Misty Blue"
4."Walkin' After Midnight"
5."Heartaches By The Number"
6."The End Of The World"
7."Night Life" - Featuring Willie Nelson
8."Begging To You"
9."You're The Reason Our Kids Are Ugly" - Featuring Vince Gill
10."I Fall To Pieces"
11."I Want To Be A Cowboy's Sweetheart" - Featuring Jewel
12."Hard Candy Christmas" - Featuring Alison Krauss

Detour Tour Dates:
May 9 Ryman Auditorium - Nashville, Tenn.
May 11 Palace Theatre - Louisville, Ky.
May 13 Carnegie of Homestead Music Hall - Pittsburgh, Pa.
May 14 Michigan Theater - Ann Arbor, Mich.
May 16 Chicago Theater - Chicago, Ill.
May 17 Hard Rock Live - Cleveland, Ohio
May 20 Mohegan Sun - Uncasville, Conn.*
May 21 Wang Theater - Boston, Mass.*
May 25 Beacon Theater - New York, Ny.*
May 28 Sands Bethlehem Event Center - Bethlehem, Pa.*
May 29 Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa Atlantic City, N.J.*
June 1 Wolf Trap - Vienna, Va.*
June 2 Charleston Music Hall Charleston, S.C.
June 4 Duke Energy Center Raleigh, N.C.
June 5 Symphony Hall - Atlanta, Ga.
June 8 Ruth Eckerd Hall - Clearwater, Fla.
June 9 Dr. Phillips Center - Orlando, Fla.
June 11 Mizner Park Amphitheatre - Boca Raton, Fla.
June 12 St. Augustine Amphitheatre - St. Augustine, Fla.
Sept. 10 ACL Live at Moody Theater - Austin, Texas
Sept. 11 Revention Music Center - Houston, Texas
Sept. 13 Civic Center Music Hall - Oklahoma City, Okla.
Sept. 15 Uptown Theatre - Kansas City, Mo.
Sept. 18 Paramount Theatre - Denver, Colo.
Sept. 20 The Depot - Salt Lake City, Utah
Sept. 21 Outlaw Field at the Idaho Botanical - Boise, Idaho
Sept. 23 Thunder Valley Casino Resort - Lincoln, Calif.
Sept. 24 Agua Caliente Casino - Rancho Mirage, Calif.
Sept. 27 Vina Robles Amphitheatre - Paso Robles, Calif.
Sept. 28 Arlington Theatre - Santa Barbara, Calif.
Sept. 30 The Mountain Winery - Saratoga, Calif.
Oct. 3 Humphrey's Concerts by the Bay - San Diego, Calif.
Oct. 5 Greek Theatre - Los Angeles, Calif.
Oct. 7 Talking Stick Resort Ballroom - Scottsdale, Ariz.
Oct. 8 The Joint - Las Vegas, Nev.

* with Boy George

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