Rodney Atkins will release a new album, Take a Back Road, on Oct. 4. The title track of the Curb Records project is his current single. In addition to a dozen new songs, the album will include his hit, "Farmer's Daughter." Atkins' next tour date will be Wednesday (Aug. 17) in Beaver Dam, Wis. "I have put a lot of time into the recording of this album and am excited to say I think it is progressive and representative of who and where I am today," Atkins said. "We are thrilled with the reaction of 'Take a Back Road.'"