TWO LANES OF FREEDOM 2013 Tour Grabs A New Gear Leaving Sold Out Amphitheatres In Rearview Mirror
TN- June 24, 2013- Country superstar Tim McGraw’s “Southern Girl” is
being released to radio today as the fourth single from his Big Machine
Records debut, TWO LANES OF FREEDOM.   The “seductively melodic” (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) track
has had an infectious reaction from fans on the TWO LANES OF FREEDOM
2013 Tour, which continues to sell out venues coast to coast.  
the beginning of the tour, we threw a lot of new songs into the set
list, and that’s always a risky thing when an album is so brand new,”
said McGraw.  “It didn’t take a whole weekend out there before the girls
were shouting at us to play ‘Southern Girl.’  The song has a really
cool groove to it that just gets everyone moving and sets the right tone
for a perfect summer night.”
has hit a new top speed on the TWO LANES OF FREEDOM 2013 Tour that has
capacity crowds topping out at more 21,000 fans a night, while catching a
renewed level of excitement from music critics. 
“McGraw is approaching two decades since he broke big at mainstream country radio with 1994′s Not a Moment Too Soon.
To maintain any career at the top for that long requires major stamina
and showmanship. It requires a keen ear for timeless songs and for the
kind of craftsmanship that accentuates the positives and compensates for
the negatives. McGraw has held his own amidst a slew of male hatted and
not-hatted country singers since his ascent. Some have burned bright
and then flamed out. But he’s still here.”  Dallas Morning News
man sweats star power and has an effortless, sexy swagger that make it
hard to believe he’s a mere mortal, yet he performs with humility,
smiling at the response from the crowd as if he’s genuinely surprised
they like him.” Tampa Tribune
substance vastly overpowering flash, the country legend was in top form
Friday night at USANA Amphitheatre, unleashing a set of hits spanning
20 years.”  
Salt Lake Tribune
“electrifying stage presence” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
“McGraw successfully set the party tone for the summer…” Buffalo News
“characteristically high-octane…” Billboard
latest single comes on the heels of his 34th No. one hit and all-star
collaboration, “Highway Don’t Care” with Taylor Swift, featuring Keith
Urban on guitar.   Since the release of his debut album in 1993, McGraw
has sold over 40 million albums, won three GRAMMY’s, 15 ACM Awards, 12
CMA Awards and 10 AMA’s, while simultaneously maintaining a parallel
career as a successful actor in such films as the Oscar nominated The
Blind Side, Country Strong, and Friday Night Lights—as well as hosting
Saturday Night Live, a rare honor for a singer in any
genre.  Nielsen-BDS recently certified McGraw as the most-played Country
artist of the past 20 years (1992-2012) with more than 10 million spins
detected and Mediabase recognized him as the most-played Country artist
in the history of their tracking service.  
TWO LANES OF FREEDOM 2013 Tour continues on this weekend with stops in
Hartford, CT (6/28); Boston, MA (6/29) and Holmdel, NJ (6/30). 

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