ImageProxy-1.mvc_ NASHVILLE, TN – (September 5, 2013) – GRAMMY-nominated and New York Times bestselling author, songwriter and music producer, Sandra Boynton, has released her first Country album, FROG TROUBLE, this week on Warner Bros. Records. The 12-track collection, containing original songs written by Boynton and sung by an all-star roster, debuted at No. 3 on the iTunes Children’s Album chart. “It’s so exciting to finally send my first country album out into the wider world. I truly loved writing these songs. I loved working with every singer and every musician and every engineer on this album,” said Boynton. “FROG TROUBLE was everything collaboration should be, and I’m grateful and even a little stunned that it all came together in the way it did. I really can’t wait for people to hear it.” Boynton, most known as the famed children’s author and illustrator selling over 60 million books, has also impressively sold over 2.5 million albums. She put together her country debut with 12 new original songs, arranged and mixed with her longtime collaborator, Michael Ford. Produced mostly in Nashville with renowned session musicians, Boynton personally secured a short list of top artists, including Ryan Adams, Dwight Yoakam, Ben Folds, Brad Paisley, Alison Krauss, Josh Turner, Darius Rucker, Fountains of Wayne, Mark Lanegan, Kacey Musgraves, Linda Eder, and Falls Mountain Cowboys. Boynton has written and produced five albums, three of which have been certified Gold. She received a GRAMMY nomination for Philadelphia Chickens, which has sold close to a million copies. FROG TROUBLE’s sound ranges from Country to Bluegrass to Rockabilly to Honkytonk to Blues. It’s truly an album for everyone—or, as the cover says, “For ages one to older than dirt!” FROG TROUBLE Track Listing 1. I’ve Got a Dog – Dwight Yoakam 2. Trucks – Fountains of Wayne 3. Frog Trouble – Mark Lanegan 4. Heartache Song – Kacey Musgraves 5. When Pigs Fly – Ryan Adams 6. Broken Piano – Ben Folds 7. Copycat – Brad Paisley 8. End of a Summer Storm – Alison Krauss 9. Alligator Stroll – Josh Turner 10. Beautiful Baby – Darius Rucker 11. Deepest Blue – Linda Eder 12. More Frog Trouble – Falls Mountain Cowboys (a fictitious group)

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