Words, the highly anticipated new album from multi-platinum country star SARA EVANS, is out now! Released July 21, the project quickly hit #1 on the iTunes Country chart within hours of release and is already earning immense praise from fans and critics alike.
“Many musicians like to say their work is deeply personal but Sara Evans may have taken that a step further in her new, impressive album…brimming with confidence and using her immensely appealing voice on a batch of very strong songs, ‘Words’ captures an artist in full musical flight…artistic freedom has never sounded so good.” ~ Associated Press
“Full of songs that address head-on life’s rawest emotional experiences.” ~ USA Today / The Tennessean
“She made every word count for her eighth studio release.”
“Sara Evans is swinging for the fences on her new album, Words…offering fans a surprise or two with an album that is not only satisfying to discover for the first time, but will hold up well and reveal new facets over repeat listenings.”
~ Taste of Country
“A huge statement from a singer who is ready to take things to a whole new level.” ~ Sounds Like Nashville
“‘Words’ is the record of her career.” ~ Roughstock
To celebrate the album’s release, Sara hits the Big Apple today for appearances with AOL, Paste, and Facebook where she will be #FBArtistoftheDay. On Tuesday, July 25 tune-in to see Sara perform on nationally-syndicated talk show “Live with Kelly and Ryan,” joined by her daughter Olivia Evans (14). Sara wraps the whirlwind week with shows in Ohio (July 28) and Michigan (July 29). Fans can also tune-in to Sirius XM and catch “Y2Kountry Presents A Sara Evans Album Premier!” on July 25th at 6 pm EST, July 27th at 12 pm EST and again July 28th at 8pm EST.
Family is at the forefront of Words as daughter Olivia sings on “Marquee Sign” and Sara’s siblings Matt Evans, Lesley Evans Lyons and Ashley Evans Simpson provide harmonies on “Night Light.” In “Letting You Go,” Sara pours out her heart for son and oldest child Avery as he prepares to embark on his senior year of high school. The 14-song collection features fourteen separate female songwriters, including powerhouses Ashley Monroe, Caitlyn Smith, Hillary Lindsey, Hillary Scott, Liz Hengber, and Sonya Isaacs as well as Sara herself.