AMAZON MUSIC CELEBRATES THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF GARTH BROOKS’ MONUMENTAL STUDIO ALBUMS “THE CHASE” AND “IN PIECES” BY OFFERING FANS A COMPLIMENTARY MP3 DOWNLOAD
Nashville, TN – Aug. 15, 2017 – Reigning CMA “Entertainer Of The Year” Garth Brooks is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of his worldwide smash-hit albums THE CHASE and IN PIECES this year, and to mark the occasion Amazon Music is offering a free download of both releases. THE CHASE was the second album in history to debut at #1 on both the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart and the Billboard Country Albums Chart, while IN PIECES was Garth’s third album in a row to debut at #1 on both the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart and the Billboard Country Albums Chart. There is a limited quantity available and fans can access the celebration here: https://www.amazon.com/thechase25.
The entire studio collection of the best-selling solo artist in U.S. history, Garth Brooks, is exclusively available to stream and download on Amazon Music. Since his debut to streaming on Amazon Music last October, he has become one of the top streamed artists on the service. All 16-studio albums are currently available for Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers, and select albums are also available to stream for Prime members. Amazon Music is the only service with natural language voice controls powered by Alexa, allowing customers to easily search for music by mood, genre, era, lyrics and activities on their Alexa-enabled Echo Devices. With Amazon Music on Alexa, customers can simply ask, “Alexa, play the song that goes ‘this ain’t comin’ from no prophet,” to hear the timeless single, “We Shall Be Free” from THE CHASE. Additionally, all Garth Brooks’ albums are currently available for purchase and digital download in MP3 format on Amazon Music. To find out more or to start listening, visit www.amazon.com/amazonmusicunlimited.
“’The Chase’ and ‘In Pieces’ are two of the biggest and most enduring albums in country music history,” said Ryan Redington, Director of Amazon Music. “When these albums were released 25 years ago, Garth fans flocked to music stores to purchase CDs. Starting today, Amazon Music customers can easily download these iconic albums free for a limited time.”
Garth Brooks recently won Entertainer of the Year at the CMA Awards for a fifth time, a first for any artist. He is also the first artist in history to receive 7 Diamond awards for the now seven albums certified by the RIAA at over 10 million album sales each and remains the #1-selling solo artist in U.S. history certified by the RIAA with over 149 million album sales. He has received every accolade the recording industry can bestow on an artist. Garth has been inducted into the International Songwriters Hall of Fame in New York, the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, Country Music Hall of Fame and most recently, the Musicians Hall of Fame. Garth is currently on the three year Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood, sponsored by Amazon Music. The tour began with 11 sold out shows at the Allstate Arena in Chicago and is smashing records previously held by such acts as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, and even Garth Brooks. In three years, the tour has sold 5.91 million tickets with 14 cities on the tour hosting over 100,000 attendees each, making it the biggest tour in the world. Garth has also launched Inside Studio G, a weekly Facebook Live series. It airs every Monday on Garth’s Facebook page at 7:00 PM EST. You can follow him at: https://www.facebook.com/GarthBrooks, https://twitter.com/garthbrooks, http://instagram.com/garthbrooks. For more information please visit www.garthbrooks.com
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