Country music’s Lauren Alaina is set to release her self-titled EP October 2 on Mercury Nashville / 19 / Interscope Records. Lauren’s fans have been eagerly awaiting new music from the American Idol alum and this EP is just a taste of what is to come as she finalizes her second studio album due out next year. Lead single, “Next Boyfriend,” is already striking a chord and impacts radio Sept. 28. Preview the song at


Along with “Next Boyfriend,” Lauren co-wrote all tracks on the five-song EP including “History,” a song Lauren recorded specifically at ESPN’s request for an exclusive promo track for its extensive college football coverage this season. “History” is also used for the top college matchups each week – see this week’s spot HERE.  To preview and purchase “History,” visit


Lauren Alaina EP Track Listing: 

1.      Road Less Traveled (Lauren Alaina, Jesse Frasure, Meghan Trainor)

2.      Holding The Other (Lauren Alaina, Emily Weisband, Eric Olson)

3.      Next Boyfriend (Lauren Alaina, Emily Weisband, Matt McVaney)

4.      Painting Pillows (Lauren Alaina, Lindsay Jack Rimes, Alex Masters)

5.      History (Lauren Alaina, Emily Weisband, Jesse Frasure)


In addition to touring, writing and working on her album, Lauren’s new web series, “SWAK,” with My Country Nation has a new 2-3 minute video each week where Lauren tackles a wide variety of relatable, awkward life experiences. Fans can expect a new “SWAK” video every Tuesday posted on Lauren’s official Facebook page –  Catch up on past webisodes “Awkward Moments with Fans,” “Backhanded Compliments,” “What Determines When You’re His ‘Girlfriend’” and this week’s “Boys Just Don’t Get It.”


For more information on Lauren, her new EP and music, visit | | Twitter @Lauren_Alaina |


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