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Gwyneth Paltrow, Tim McGraw Record Chris Martin Song for Country Strong
Tim McGraw
Tim McGraw
Gwyneth Paltrow and Tim McGraw have recorded a song written by her husband -- Coldplay's Chris Martin -- for the upcoming film, Country Strong. The songs and performers on the soundtrack album were announced Tuesday (Sept. 28). Paltrow and McGraw, who star in the film, perform a duet of "Me and Tennessee," the closing song on the soundtrack album. She is featured on three other songs, including the title track which is currently No. 43 on Billboard's country chart. The soundtrack also includes performances by two other stars of the film -- Garrett Hedlund and Leighton Meester -- and McGraw's wife, Faith Hill. In his first recording released following the breakup of Brooks & Dunn, Ronnie Dunn provides a cover of Gary Stewart's 1975 honky-tonk hit, "She's Actin' Single (I'm Drinkin' Doubles)." Other notable tracks are Chris Young and Patty Loveless' duet, "Love Don't Let Me Down," and other songs performed by Trace Adkins, Sara Evans, Hank Williams Jr. and Lee Ann Womack. The soundtrack album will be released on Oct. 26. The film will be released in Los Angeles and Nashville on Dec. 22. It will be released nationally on Jan. 7.
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