Country star nabs Target deal

MINNEAPOLIS -- Target announced that it will offer an exclusive version of Alison Krauss & Union Station's "Paper Airplane," Krauss’ 14th album and the band’s follow-up to 2004’s Grammy-award-winning album "Lonely Runs Both Ways." The deluxe edition of Paper Airplane is now available for pre-order at and will be offered at Target retail stores nationwide beginning April 12.

“Alison Krauss is a revival figure in the world of bluegrass and roots music with more GrammyAwards than any other female recording artist in history,” said John Butcher, VP entertainment for Target. “We know Target’s guests will enjoy this wonderful addition to our diverse roster of exclusive music partnerships.” 

The Target deluxe edition features six additional songs, including three exclusive studio songs --“These Days” and “A Place Outside,” both written by Angel Snow and Krauss’ brother, Viktor Krauss; and “Frozen Fields,” composed by Jeff Black and Jon Randall. Three bonus tracks also available on the album include Krauss and her band performing live versions of “We Hide & Seek,” “Faraway Land” and “Every Time You Say Goodbye.”

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