Garth Brooks said months ago that 2023 is one of the busiest years of his career. Between work on his Nashville bar, new studio project, upcoming boxed set, Las Vegas residency, and SEVENS Radio Network – home to The BIG 615 - on TuneIn, he’s working more than he was on tour. Next week, he’ll add another job to the list when he and Trisha Yearwood helm a weeklong Habitat For Humanity event as part of the Carter Work Project in Charlotte, North Carolina. The project is named for President and First Lady Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter. This is the first build event the Carters haven’t been able to attend, as both are in poor health.
“The Carters are all about how just a roof over your head should be a basic human right,” Brooks said. “[President] Carter said it best when he said, ‘If you go to sleep with a roof over your head…you are spoiled.’ Think about that. How lucky we are to go to sleep at night with something over our head that protects us and keeps us warm when it’s cold or keeps us cool when it’s hot. Everybody should have that right.”
The singers have worked alongside the Carters on multiple Carter Work Projects. Still, Habitat for Humanity hasn’t had a similar building event since 2019, when the Brooks and the Carters were in Nashville to build several homes in Music City.
As for his new music – a boxed set complete with a new studio album – it will be available this holiday season only at Bass Pro Shops.
The seven-disc set is available for preorder now.
“The first Limited Series came out in the late ’90s,” Brooks said. “And what it was, was a chance for everyone to get all the music at a really cool low price. Everyone gets to ‘catch up,’ which I thought was cool.”
This is Brooks’ third Limited Series boxed set. The first was released in 1998, and the second came out in 2005.
“I’m going to tell you right now, I guarantee that this’ll be the last Limited Series that we’ll do,” he said.
Brooks’ new boxed set will include his most recent album “Man Against Machine,” “Gunslinger,” FUN,” “Triple Live” and the new album.