Several Country Albums Postponed

Several country albums slated for an early 2004 release have been delayed. Scotty Emerick’s The Coast Is Clear has been bumped from Jan. 27 to June, and Mary Chapin Carpenter’s Between Here and Gone has been postponed until April 27. In addition, releases from newcomers James Otto (“Days of Our Lives”) and bluegrass singer Alecia Nugent have changed release dates from February to March 9. As previously reported, Clint Black’s Spend My Time is now due March 2, a month later than previously expected.