Nashville, TN…(July 21, 2009)…Rascal Flatts is bringing their fans a summer of Flatt-out awesome music as the first country act to offer an iTunes Pass. With the purchase of a Rascal Flatts iTunes Pass fans will receive automatic weekly downloads of never before released music each week this summer, including live concert recordings, studio rehearsals and lost demos.
The first wave of songs will be released July 21 with new content made available every Tuesday through September 1. Offerings include live concert recordings of “I’m Movin’ On,” “Mayberry” and “Bless The Broken Road,” live in-studio cuts of “What Hurts The Most,” “Take Me There” and “Here Comes Goodbye” along with unreleased demo recordings. A total of 28 Rascal Flatts recordings are scheduled to be released during this timeframe.
Rascal Flatts recently placed their fourth consecutive studio album atop the Top 200 chart with the release of Unstoppable, with sales of 351,000 albums. It also became the biggest country release of 2009 and the best in country first week sales since November 2008. Since they launched their career in 2000, they have sold 20 million albums, scored 11 #1 singles and 18 top 10 hits and are the reigning AMA, CMT, PCA, ACM and CMA Vocal Group of The Year. The band has become well know for their touring savvy with energetic performances, high-tech production and in-concert interactive fan participation and recently launched "Rascal Flatts American Living Unstoppable Tour," which will hit 40 cities by the end of this year.
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