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Keith Urban & Little Big Town join Barry Gibb on his new album, 'GREENFIELDS'

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Tue, Jan 12th 2021 11:25 am

Barry Gibb released his anticipated new album, “GREENFIELDS: The Gibb Brothers Songbook, Vol. 1,” on Friday via Capitol Records. The 12-song collection, produced by Dave Cobb (Chris Stapleton), features collaborations with Keith Urban, Little Big Town, Dolly Parton, Sheryl Crow, Miranda Lambert, Alison Krauss, Jason Isbell, Gillian Welch and David Rawlings, Brandi Carlile, Olivia Newton-John and Tommy Emmanuel.

“From the first day we stepped into RCA Studios in Nashville (the very place where Elvis, Willie, Waylon, Roy, the Everly Brothers and so many other legends made their magic) the album took on a life of its own,” Gibb said. “I couldn’t be more grateful for the opportunity to work with Dave and all the artists who stopped by. They were all incredibly generous with their time and talent. They inspired me more than words can express. I feel deep down that Maurice and Robin would have loved this album for different reasons. I wish we could have all been together to do it … but I think we were.”

Urban joined Sir Barry Gibb on the Bee Gees’ 1968 hit “I’ve Gotta Get a Message to You,” while the members of Little Big Town lend their voices to “Lonely Days,” as well as to the iconic “How Deep Is Your Love,” along with guitarist Tommy Emmanuel.

In addition to the new album, Gibb is the subject of an acclaimed new documentary, “The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend A Broken Heart,” directed by Frank Marshall and out now on HBO Max.

‘GREENFIELDS: The Gibb Brothers Songbook, Vol. 1 Track List

  • “I’ve Gotta Get A Message To You” with Keith Urban
  • “Words of a Fool” with Jason Isbell
  • “Run to Me” with Brandi Carlile
  • “Too Much Heaven” with Alison Krauss
  • “Lonely Days” with Little Big Town
  • “Words” with Dolly Parton
  • “Jive Talkin’” with Miranda Lambert, Jay Buchanan
  • “How Deep Is Your Love” with Tommy Emanuel, Little Big Town
  • “How Can You Mend A Broken Heart” with Sheryl Crow
  • “To Love Somebody” with Jay Buchanan
  • “Rest Your Love On Me” with Olivia Newton-John
  • “Butterfly” with Gillian Welch, David Rawlings

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