Vote for the Most Anticipated Album of October 2015
There's a (pick-up) truckload of country album releases happening in October of 2015, including new music from some of country's biggest names. Grab your favorite Halloween candy (peanut butter cups, anyone?), sit down and vote for your most-anticipated album of October 2015. Who will emerge the winner?
Kinky Friedman and Lauren Alaina will be kicking off October's new releases with his first album in 40 years and her new self-titled EP, respectively. The Loneliest Man I Ever Met follows up 1976′s Lasso From El Paso, while Lauren Alaina will contain five songs; both are set to hit the streets on Oct. 2.
Then, on Oct. 9, three more new country records will hit store shelves: Jana Kramer's Thirty One has already garnered plenty of buzz thanks to her single "I Got the Boy," but fans will be able to get their hands on the singer-slash-actress' full sophomore disc that day. Also, Toby Keith's 35 MPH Town, his 18th record, featuring lead single "Drunk Americans," will finally be revealed, and Josh Thompson's Change: The Lost Record, Vol. 1, the first in a two-EP series, will drop.
The Charlie Daniels Band are releasing a 14-track live album and DVD, Live at Billy Bob's Texas, on Oct. 16, and country artist Stoney LaRue's new album Us Time, a collection of his fan-favorite songs and popular covers, will also debut on the same day.
Blake Shelton's Reloaded: 20 #1 Hits will be stocked on store shelves on Oct. 23. The greatest hits album will include songs such as his first No. 1 hit, "Austin," the gorgeous "Lonely Tonight," a duet with Ashley Monroe, "Sangria" and many more. Also on the 23rd, Country Music Hall of Fame member Jimmy Fortune is releasing a new CD and DVD package, Hits & Hymns, with an all-star list of collaborators. Finally, Oct. 23 holds Carrie Underwood's brand-new album, Storyteller, featuring her newest single, "Smoke Break," and a song inspired by her baby boy, Isaiah.
Last but not least, Steve Martin and Edie Brickell are set to release So Familiar, the followup to their 2013 album, Love Has Come For You, on Oct. 30. Also that day, the Drive-By Truckers will put out It’s Great to Be Alive, 35 tracks recorded during three performances at the historic Filmore Auditorium in San Francisco, Calif., and Chris Janson's Buy Me a Boat LP will debut.
Which of these new discs are you most looking forward to hearing? Vote for your pick in the poll below as often as once per hour through the end of the month (Sept. 30 at 11:59PM ET). The album with the most votes will earn the title of The Boot’s October 2015 Album of the Month.
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