Blake Shelton, Randy Houser, Zac Brown Band Release New Albums

Blake Shelton and newcomer Randy Houser released new country albums on Tuesday (Nov. 18). Shelton’s Startin’ Fires (Warner Bros.) includes the single, “She Wouldn’t Be Gone,” as well as a duet with Miranda Lambert, titled “Bare Skin Rug.” Houser’s Anything Goes (Universal South) features guest vocals by Vince Gill on “How Many Times.” Houser performed the title track in August on The Late Show With David Letterman at the request of Letterman himself. Houser also co-wrote Trace Adkins’ “Honky Tonk Badonkadonk” with Dallas Davidson and Jamey Johnson. The Zac Brown Band’s The Foundation (Atlantic Records) features the country hit, “Chicken Fried,” as well as a cover of Ray LaMontagne’s “Jolene.” It was co-produced by Brown and Keith Stegall.