Lee Brice, Kip Moore Offer New Albums

Josh Abbott Band, Marty Stuart Also Release Projects

Lee Brice‘s Hard 2 Love and Kip Moore‘s Up All Night are among the new country albums released Tuesday (April 24). Brice’s album includes the gold-certified “A Woman Like You,” while Moore’s album features “Somethin’ ‘Bout a Truck,” also certified gold by the RIAA for 500,000 digital downloads.

Other new releases include the Josh Abbott Band‘s Small Town Family Dream, Carrie Hassler’s The Distance, Joe Pug’s The Great Despiser, Marty Stuart‘s Nashville, Volume 1: Tear the Woodpile Down and the Waco Brothers and Paul Burch’s Great Chicago Fire.

Acoustic musicians and siblings Tim O’Brien and Mollie O’Brien — billed as “O’Brien Party of 7″ — have combined their families for Reincarnation: The Songs of Roger Miller. Todd Snider also honors one of his songwriting heroes with Time as We Know It: The Songs of Jerry Jeff Walker.

In addition, the Civil Wars and Emmylou Harris appear on a new compilation, Mercyland: Hymns for the Rest of Us. The project also includes new material by the Carolina Chocolate Drops, Buddy Miller and Dan Tyminski, among others.