via press release:
ABC’S MUSIC LOUNGE IS LIVE WITH A NEW INSTALLMENT OF
THE “NASHVILLE”-INSPIRED DOCU-WEB SERIES, “ON THE RECORD,”
FEATURING ORIGINAL SONG “TOUGH ALL OVER,” PERFORMED BY SAM PALLADIO
“Nashville” Soundtrack Available on iTunes and ABC Music Lounge!
ABC Music Lounge’s “Nashville”-inspired docu-web series, “On the Record,” is live at www.abc.com/musiclounge with the original song, “Tough All Over,” co-written by songwriters Jim Lauderdale and Odie Blackmon and performed in the series by Sam Palladio as Gunnar Scott and Chris Carmack as Will Lexington. The song is featured in this week’s episode of “Nashville,” TONIGHT, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
“On the Record: Tough All Over” goes behind the scenes with “Nashville” creator/executive producer Callie Khouri and guest actor Chris Carmack as they discuss the importance of the song to the show’s characters. This segment also includes a special acoustic performance by the song’s writers, Odie Blackmon and Grammy Award-winning musician Jim Lauderdale.
“I was really determined to try to get something on the show. It’s taken a while, but it’s worth the wait,” shared Lauderdale
“And the quality of songs on the show ‘Nashville’ are actually a lot better than a lot of the stuff on country radio today,” added Blackmon
The soundtrack for “Nashville,” which is getting rave reviews from music critics nationwide, includes the following tracks: “Buried Under,” performed by Connie Britton; “If I Didn’t Know Better,” performed by Sam Palladio and Clare Bowen; “Undermine,” performed by Hayden Panettiere and Charles Esten; “Sideshow,” performed by Charles Esten; “Wrong Song,” performed by Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere; “No One Will Ever Love You,” performed by Connie Britton and Charles Esten; “Twist of Barbwire,” performed by Jonathan Jackson; “Love Like Mine,” performed by Hayden Panettiere; “Telescope,” performed by Lennon Stella and Maisy Stella; “When the Right One Comes Along,” performed by Clare Bowen and Sam Palladio; and “Telescope” (Radio Remix), performed by Hayden Panettiere.
T Bone Burnett serves as executive music producer for the series. All original music is released by ABC Studios, Lionsgate and ABC Music Lounge in association with Big Machine Records.
“On the Record” is a documentary web series that follows the life of original songs performed on “Nashville” written by singer/songwriters in the music scene, from the songs’ inception to on-air premiere. The series offers an intimate look into the songwriting process, from guitar demo to music video and all the steps in between.
“Nashville” stars Connie Britton as Rayna Jaymes, Hayden Panettiere as Juliette Barnes, Clare Bowen as Scarlett O’Connor, Eric Close as Teddy Conrad, Charles Esten as Deacon Claybourne, Jonathan Jackson as Avery Barkley, Sam Palladio as Gunnar Scott, Robert Ray Wisdom as Coleman Carlisle and Powers Boothe as Lamar Wyatt.
“Nashville” is executive-produced by Dee Johnson, R.J. Cutler, Callie Khouri — who is also creator — and Steve Buchanan. The series is produced by Lionsgate, ABC Studios and Gaylord Entertainment.
ABC Music Lounge, which launched in May 2009 on ABC.com, provides users with an interactive online music experience that is uniquely ABC. Reflective of the network’s commitment to using digital platforms to deepen its relationship with viewers, the ABC Music Lounge showcases everything about the music and artists featured on ABC’s popular primetime schedule, offering a deep catalog of music-related content. The site features a 24-hour streaming radio station programmed with music featured on such ABC series as “Body of Proof,” “Castle,” “Dancing with the Stars,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Private Practice,” “Revenge” and “Once Upon a Time,” among others. Visitors to the site can get access to exclusive weekly free downloads and get a glimpse of ABC’s music future, as the radio station also showcases new music picked by series producers, music supervisors and others involved in the music selection process for shows that have previously seen great success. In addition to a streaming radio station, ABC Music Lounge is home to music videos, exclusive performance footage, photos and behind-the-scenes interviews with artists, series producers and music supervisors.
Big Machine Records is the leading independent Nashville-based record label home to superstars such as Taylor Swift, Tim McGraw and Rascal Flatts.