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WN News: September 12, 2011 (featuring Ginny Owens)

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Ginny Owens set to release first full-length studio album in five years

It’s been five years since Ginny Owens last released a full-length studio album. That drought will come to an end tomorrow with the release of the tongue-in-cheek titled Get In, Im Driving. The new collection of songs contains bits and pieces of Owens’ vast influences that include soul, RNB, blues, jazz and pop.

Written originally with an independent release in mind, Owens’ says that she’s thankful she was ultimately able to collaborate with a small, like-minded label (Soul Stride Records) that was unconcerned about producing radio hits and more interested in creative integrity.

“It doesn’t feel like its been five years. It feels like its been really busy,” Owens told Whole Notes. “But having a record take two years to complete is too long so I’m just excited that we’re at this point. It feels like it’s time to dive back in.”

Check back later this week for the full transcript of the Whole Notes interview with Owens.

Upcoming Releases (September 13)
Jason Gray – A Way To See In The Dark (Centricity Records/EMICMG)
Matt Hammitt – Every Falling Tear (Sparrow Records/EMICMG)
Ginny Owens – Get In. I’m Driving (Soul Stride/EMICMG)
Travis Cottrell – When The Stars Burn Down (in:citte/EMICMG)
Jessa Anderson – Not Myself Anymore (BEC Records/EMICMG)
Wes Hampton – A Man Like Me (Gaither Music Group/EMICMG)
Haste The Day – Haste The Day vs Haste The Day: Live (Solid State/EMICMG)
Stan Whitmire – Unfailing Love: 20 Worship Songs Of Comfort and Praise (Spring Hill/EMICMG)
7eventh Time Down – Alive In You (BEC Recordings/EMICMG)
Da T.R.U.T.H. – The Whole Truth (Universal Music/EMICMG)
Cory Lamb – Break The Cycle (Black Sheep Entertainment/EMICMG)
Various Artists – From The Inside Out (Sparrow Records/EMICMG)
Bryan & Katie Torwalt – Here On Earth (Kingsway/EMICMG)
Vineyard UK Worship – My Soul Yearns (Kingsway/EMICMG)
D-MAUB – Death Before Dishonor (Universal Music Group/EMICMG)
Trin-i-tee 5:7 – Angel & Chanelle: Deluxe Edition (World Music Group/EMICMG)
Jeanette Thulin Claesson – I Will Wait (Dream Records/EMICMG)



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