Award-winning female vocalist, Carrie Hassler is gearing up for her upcoming album release, The Distance, by launching the first radio single, Luxury Liner, Tuesday 6th March, 2012 via AirplayDirect.com. Luxury Liner comes from Country Rock legend songwriter/artist Gram Parsons that Carrie beautifully transforms into a hard drivin’ bluegrass barn burner.
‘Luxury Liner’ is a fantastic performance by Carrie Hassler. It’s great to receive new music by Carrie and hear her beautiful voice on such fresh and engaging material – Kyle Cantrell, SiriusXM Radio.
Carrie is joined on Luxury Liner by the award-winning talents of: Tim Stafford on guitar; Ron Stewart on banjo, fiddle; Justin Moses on Dobro, fiddle; Mark Fain on Bass; Alan Bibey on Mandolin; Mark Laws on percussion; Dale Ann Bradley on harmony vocals; and the album’s producer, Steve Gulley on harmony vocals.
The Distance includes a wide range of musical styles that represent Carrie’s incredible vocal talent and diversity as she performs heart and soul love songs, beautiful ballads, Patsy Cline Country, Country Inspirational, to hard drivin’ Bluegrass hand-picked by Carrie herself.
Carrie’s previous albums on Rural Rhythm Records earned her a string of #1s plus a long list of numerous awards and recognitions. Her hit singles include: I Can Go Back Anytime (#1 Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine’s Top 30 Songs, #1 UK Hot Disc); Faith & Hope (#1 Power Source Magazine); Country Strong (#1 UK Hot Disc); Leaving You Behind (#1 SiriusXM Bluegrass Junction Top 40); Second Chances (Bluegrass Radio Network’s Top Picks of the Year); Least That I Can Do (Strictly Country Top Country Songs); along with Top 10 hits and fan favorites such as Seven Miles From Wichita and Going on the Next Train.
Listen to a sample track:Luxury Liner