George Strait’s New Album Due Sept. 6

George Strait will release his new album, Here for a Good Time, on Sept. 6 on MCA Nashville. The title track is his current single. Strait co-wrote seven of the 11 tracks with his son, Bubba. They teamed with songwriter Dean Dillon on six of those compositions, including the title track. Strait also recorded a version of Jesse Winchester’s “A Showman’s Life.” Other songwriting credits on the album are Al Anderson and Chris Stapleton; Chuck Cannon and Allen Shamblin; and Gary Nicholson and Delbert McClinton. Strait and co-producer Tony Brown recorded the album at Shrimpboat Sound Studio in Key West, Fla., where Strait recorded his three previous albums. Strait will tour in 2012.