CHRIS YOUNG SETS JULY 12 FOR RELEASE OF NEW ALBUM, ‘NEON’

Chrisyoungcountry.com Gets New Look as Young Prepares to Release New Album

Nashville, TN...(May 9, 2011)...Earlier this morning, USA Today revealed the news that GRAMMY nominated singer/songwriter and RCA recording artist CHRIS YOUNG will release his highly anticipated third studio album, NEON, on July 12. The CD cover artwork for NEON was also simultaneously unveiled.

NEON, which features the smash lead single “Tomorrow,” the fastest-rising single of Young’s career, will include ten brand new songs from the singer whom Billboard calls “a bona-fide star!” Produced by James Stroud, 7 of the 10 songs from NEON were co-penned by Young, including “Tomorrow.” The “heartfelt ballad,” as declared in a recent People review, has scanned more than 225,000 digital downloads since its release in February. The red-hot new music video for “Tomorrow” can be streamed at http://vevo.ly/fMmDtL.

In preparation for the release of NEON on July 12, Chris’s website, ChrisYoungCountry.com, has been relaunched with a new look and additional fan features. The website includes the latest news, photos, tour dates, merchandise and social networking updates, complete with a running real-time billboard that scrolls the most current headlines. Fans can visit the site now to pre-order NEON in advance of its release on July 12.

ABOUT CHRIS YOUNG: Recently nominated for his first GRAMMY® Award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance with his hit, “Gettin’ You Home,” Young is gearing up to head out on the road with Jason Aldean on his sold out My Kinda Party Tour this summer. With his rich, warm baritone and penchant for writing relatable, slice-of-life songs, Young has emerged as a fan-favorite with three consecutive #1s at radio, and an album approaching GOLD. "Tomorrow," his brand new single from the forthcoming album NEON, set to release July 12, is currently screaming up the country charts. For tour dates and all the latest information on Chris Young, visit www.chrisyoungcountry.com and follow him on Twitter @ChrisYoungMusic.

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