ABC MUSIC LOUNGE RELEASES TWO NEW ORIGINAL SONGS THIS WEEK FROM "NASHVILLE"
Multitalented Songwriter Michael James Ryan Busbee and American Country Singer
Sarah Buxton Collaborate to Create the Original Song "Yellin' from the Rooftop"
ABC Music Lounge is releasing two new original songs this week from "Nashville." The first single is "Yellin' from the Rooftop," written by songwriter Michael James Ryan Busbee and American Country singer Sarah Buxton, performed by Hayden Panettiere (Juliette Barnes). The second single is "Buried Under," written by Chris DeStefano and performed by Connie Britton (Rayna Jaymes). Both songs are now available online for download on iTunes and http://abc.go.com/music-lounge/.
In tonight's episode (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET), "Move It on Over," Rayna considers moving on after Deacon starts to set boundaries in their relationship; Juliette struggles with her mom's addiction and Deacon offers a helping hand -- which leads to difficult memories; Teddy worries that his mayoral campaign will be derailed if his past with Peggy and his financial troubles border are exposed; and tension with Avery and Gunnar is at a boiling point, as Scarlet feels the pressure to pick her path.
"Nashville" stars Connie Britton as Rayna Jaymes, Hayden Panettiere as Juliette Barnes, Clare Bowen as Scarlett O'Connor, Eric Close as Teddy Conrad, Charles Esten as Deacon Claybourne, Jonathan Jackson as Avery Barkley, Sam Palladio as Gunnar Scott, Robert Ray Wisdom as Coleman Carlisle and Powers Boothe as Lamar Wyatt.
T Bone Burnett serves as executive music producer for the series. All original music is released by ABC Studios and ABC Music Lounge in association with Big Machine Records. "Nashville" is executive-produced by Dee Johnson, R.J. Cutler, Callie Khouri -- who is also creator -- and Steve Buchanan. The series is produced by Lionsgate, ABC Studios and Gaylord Entertainment.
ABC Music Lounge (http://abc.go.com/music-lounge), launched in May 2009 on ABC.com, provides users an interactive online music experience that is uniquely ABC. Reflective of the network's commitment to using digital platforms to deepen its relationship with viewers, ABC Music Lounge showcases the music and artists featured on ABC's popular primetime schedule, offering a deep catalog of music-related content. The site features a 24-hour streaming radio station programmed with music featured on such ABC series as "Body of Proof," "Castle," "Dancing with the Stars," "Grey's Anatomy," "Private Practice," "Revenge" and "Once Upon a Time," among others. Visitors to the site can get access to exclusive weekly free downloads and get a glimpse of ABC's music future, as the radio station also showcases new music picked by series producers, music supervisors and others involved in the music selection process for shows that have previously seen great success. In addition to a streaming radio station, ABC Music Lounge is home to music videos, exclusive performance footage, photos and behind-the-scenes interviews with artists, series producers and music supervisors.
Big Machine Records is the leading independent Nashville-based record label home to superstars such as Taylor Swift, Tim McGraw and Rascal Flatts.