Pistol Annies’ Ashley Monroe to Release First Solo Album

Pistol Annies member Ashley Monroe will digitally release her first solo album, Like a Rose, on Dec. 18 on Warner Music Nashville. Physical copies of the album will be in stores Jan. 22. Produced by Vince Gill and Justin Niebank, all of the project’s tracks were written or co-written by Monroe. Guy Clark shares credit for the title track, while Jon Randall Stewart and Shane McAnally also contribute songs. Blake Shelton is featured in a duet with Monroe titled “You Ain’t Dolly (And You Ain’t Porter.)” Monroe had previously released two EPs and appeared as a guest on numerous albums, while the Pistol Annies — her group with Miranda Lambert and Angaleena Presley — hit No. 1 on Billboard’s country albums chart with Hell on Heels in 2011.