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Blake Shelton's upcoming album "Based on a True Story ..." now available for pre-order

by Brandy McDonnell Modified: May 22, 2013 at 5:53 pm •  Published: February 26, 2013

Blake Shelton Tulsa, OK

Oklahoma country music superstar Blake Shelton’s forthcoming album “Based On A True Story…” is available for pre-order today on iTunes. Click here to pre-order.

The highly anticipated album was first made available for pre-order Feb. 19 in the official Blake Shelton store at The iTunes package lets fans choose between the standard album digital download, or the “Based On A True Story… Deluxe Digital Edition,” which features the album’s digital download with three bonus tracks, the “Sure Be Cool If You Did” music video, and an exclusive instant gratification track of “Ten Times Crazier.”

Blake’s first single off the album, “Sure Be Cool If You Did,” hit No. 1 on Billboard’s Country Digital Tracks chart in its first week of release and has been called “ludicrously catchy” by Entertainment Weekly giving it an A-. “Based On A True Story…,” also featuring tracks with the Pistol Annies and Gwen Sebastian, will be available everywhere on March 26.

“Based On A True Story…” Track Listing

Boys ‘Round Here

Sure Be Cool If You Did

Do You Remember

Small Town Big Time

Country On The Radio

My Eyes

Doin’ What She Likes

I Still Got A Finger

Mine Would Be You

Lay Low

Ten Times Crazier

Grandaddy’s Gun

Academy of Country Music Awards co-host, Country Music Association Entertainer of the Year and three-peat Male Vocalist of the Year, the Tishomingo resident is one of the “most versatile of contemporary country singers” (The New York Times). With seven consecutive No. 1 singles (twelve overall), Blake’s infectious multi-week No.1 hit, “Honey Bee” holds the record for the fastest-selling digital Platinum single for a male country solo artist.

The Ada native’s current hit, “Sure Be Cool If You Did,” is off his 10th studio recording available everywhere March 26. Shelton’s passion for country music and his commitment to mentoring his teammates from “The Voice” make him an incredible ambassador for country music.

Starting July 19 in Virginia Beach, Va., you can catch Blake live on his “Ten Times Crazier Tour.” Shelton will bring his tour to Tulsa’s BOK Center on Oct 4. For more information, go to


by Brandy McDonnell
Entertainment Reporter
Brandy McDonnell, also known by her initials BAM, writes stories and reviews on movies, music, the arts and other aspects of entertainment. She is NewsOK’s top blogger: Her 4-year-old entertainment news blog, BAM’s Blog, has notched more than 1...
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