Rascal Flatts appeared on The Ellen Show this past Friday and revealed their tenth studio album will be titled “BACK TO US“.
The ACM Awards Vocal Group Of The Year nominee also performed “Yours If You Want It” for Ellen and her audience (embedded below).
“There was a nostalgic feeling between the three of us while in the studio for this record, a feeling that was more reminiscent of our first albums,” said Jay DeMarcus, in a release. “The journey we’ve all been on together is unreal and I can honestly say I’m even more excited about what is ahead for us. BACK TO US is not only a title of a song on the album, but a feeling that has been building around this new music. It just fits in so many ways.”
BACK TO US will be available May 19th on Big Machine Records, and fans can pre-order a digital download or signed CD online now.
Gary LeVox said the group wanted to be careful and deliberate in how they approached their tenth album, adding: “This time around, the three of us have been able to really focus and work together on what we want to say at this point in our careers. We’ve all been so energized by the process of making this album and we still have a lot more music to make and we still actually like each other….for now.”
The launch of BACK TO US follows Rascal Flatts’ 16th No. 1 hit “I Like The Sound Of That” from their ninth studio album REWIND, also through Big Machine Records, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.
“Even though we do love to joke around, one of the best parts of being in the band is how much we really do enjoy each other’s company,” said Joe Don Rooney. “I think the comradery while recording BACK TO US has really lent itself to the spirit of the songs. We’re so excited for everyone else to hear how much fun we had making this.”
Rascal Flatts is the best-selling Country vocal group of the past decade, having sold more than 23.4 million albums, over 33.7 million digital downloads worldwide, and the most awarded Country group of the past decade. The group has received over 40 trophies, including from the ACAs, ACMs, AMAs, CMAs, and People’s Choice Awards.
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