|Exclusive, Never-Before-Seen Dixie Chicks Video Now Available for Viewing on Amazon.com|
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 1, 2006--
The Dixie Chicks offer unique glimpse of their highly anticipated new
album by creating video footage exclusively for Amazon.com customers
Amazon.com (Nasdaq:AMZN) today premiered video footage, created exclusively for Amazon.com, of the Dixie Chicks performing "The Long Way Around," the first track on their new album, Taking the Long Way, slated for release on May 23.
For one week starting today, this footage is available only on Amazon.com at www.amazon.com/dixiechicks. "The Long Way Around" is the first of 14 tracks on this much-anticipated album and was co-written by the Dixie Chicks themselves.
"This is one of the year's most eagerly-awaited new releases and the Dixie Chicks are one of our top-selling artists, so we are thrilled to provide fans with this exclusive sneak-peek," said Jeff Belle, Amazon.com's vice president of worldwide media buying.
Filmed in a rehearsal studio in Austin, this exclusive video footage also contains commentary from the band discussing the new album and how the single, "The Long Way Around," came to fruition.
Taking the Long Way is the fourth album from the nine-time Grammy Award-winning trio, and will be released on May 23. The album is currently available for pre-order on Amazon.com (www.amazon.com) for $9.98 -- a savings of 47 percent.
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