Country star LeAnn Rimes is currently in the studio working on her new album and hopes to have it released by summer of 2012.In a recent interview with the Tennessean, Rimes says this album will have more of a traditional country sound to it unlike her previous albums.

Rimes latest album released Sept. 2011 'Lady & Gentlemen' consisted of cover songs recorded by male singers. She said that album truly inspired her to want to make a more traditional album, a more stripped down, classic country sound.

With five songs already in the can things are going as planned for a summer release and by the way, this will be LeAnn Rimes last album to record with Curb Records.

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