International superstar Shania Twain is set to release her
brand-new album NOW on September 29th. Three decades
into her storied career as the “top-selling female country artist of all-time,”
Shania confidently embraces the moment on her triumphant fifth full-length album
on Mercury Nashville and her first album since 2002. Assuming the role of sole
songwriter for the first time and overseeing production as a co-producer, this
is the woman the world knows and loves at her brightest, boldest and best.
NOW, offered as both a 12-track
standard and a 16-track deluxe, is available for preorder now and
includes an instant download of the album’s lead single “Life’s About to
Get Good.” The joyful new tune premieres today on country radio
platforms around the globe.
Shania is set to rock New York City tomorrow morning as part of NBC’s
TODAY Show Summer Concert Series. Fans can expect to hear new music
including her latest single along with a few of her most-popular hits. While
fans got a taste of the highly-anticipated new song in an exciting NBC Winter Olympics ad, the TODAY Show appearance
will only be the second time Shania has performed “Life’s About to Get Good”
for a live audience. The first came recently when she performed to a
high-spirited crowd of over 75,000 fans as one of the three headliners of this
year’s Stagecoach Festival in Indio, Calif.
In addition to the upcoming new album, the Country Music Hall of Fame
and Museum in Nashville,
Tenn. opens its Shania exhibit later this month as part of the museum’s 50th
anniversary celebration. Scheduled to run through mid-2018, the exhibit will
feature some of Shania’s iconic outfits from the “Man! I Feel Like a Woman!”
music video (including her top hat, top coat, corset, shirt, necktie, gloves,
and skirt), as well as her memorable 2003 Super Bowl halftime performance
outfit — the Marc Bouwer-designed black pleather-duster coat and velvet skirt
with rhinestone embellishments and many more.
Shania is a five-time GRAMMY Award-winner and the reigning Queen of
Country Pop. With more than 75 million albums sold worldwide and U.S. sales
topping 34.5 million, Shania remains the top-selling female country artist of
all time. Shania’s albums include her Platinum-selling 1993 debut, Shania
Twain; the GRAMMY Award-winning, Double Diamond-selling 1995 release,
The Woman in Me; Come On Over, the best-selling studio album
in Soundscan history by a female artist in any genre and the best-selling
country album of all time with over 40 million units sold worldwide; and
UP!, Shania’s third consecutive
Diamond-selling album release.
Recognizing her indelible impact and achievements in music, Shania is the
first and only female artist to receive CMT’s Artist of a Lifetime Award. She
was also honored with the Icon Award at Billboard’s Women in Music ceremony. Shania’s hits
include “Any Man of Mine,” “That Don’t Impress Me Much,” “You’re Still the
One,” and “Man! I Feel Like A Woman!”.
NOW album preorder packages are available now at Shania’s official
store. Fans can find exclusive items only available through
preorder including a sequin leopard print bomber jacket and a vinyl record
with a personalized voice greeting from Shania. Fans can also hear Shania’s
NOW playlist HERE. For more information, please visit www.shaniatwain.com.
Shania Twain (LATGG) OC: …stylistically.
:49 “This song is very, it’s got a lot of conflict where it’s very
true to my life and my story and my thinking at the time of the very first lyric
– ‘I wasn’t just broken/I was shattered’ – like this just doesn’t get
any worse, you know, in mind my mind, emotionally. But then the chorus is really
catchy, and there’s the irony of all these happy, cheerful voices in there and
the craft of the song itself. I mean, ‘Life’s about this, life’s about that,
life’s about to get good,’ and that’s just a play on words and that’s just
me as a song and that’s just me, the
songwriter, having fun. I think this is just a more complete picture of
me as an artist. It’s a more complete picture. There’s an extra
element there that is deeper into my story, my personal story, but it’s the same songwriter
Shania Twain (LATGG) 2 OC: …of the song.
:41 “Well, the song is a little bit of a departure of its own on
this album. It’s definitely one of the more chirpy songs on the album, that’s
what I would say, but it still has that melancholy story to it in the verses.
We’re not quite there yet, but I can see the light at the end of the tunnel type
of the thing. That’s what the song is about obviously, and it’s a little bit of
a satire this song. I’m kind of making fun of that and I’m
having fun with like, ‘Oh boy, [I] can’t wait for things to get
better. I can see the light. I’m going to head there toward
that.’ And then I just sort of make fun with that in the musicality of the