Court Yard Hounds on Writing 'Hands-On' Album

Emily Robison and Martie Maguire discuss their brand new album, "Amelita" on "GMA."
1:19 | 07/17/13

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Test Text1 italics Test Text1 plain they're on their second album now. Court yard hounds. It's great to have emily and marty McGwire, who are a part of "dixie chicks. You have an incredible opportunity to sing on your own here with this. Tell me. A lot of people said the second album, by the way, emily, is more personal to you guys. Why is that? Why are they saying that? You know, I think they got mixed up. The first one was a little more personal. It was? The first one, the one that we came out before. I was going through a divorce. And it was all these songs I had written in my dark room. We wrote a lot mor for this album. I don't know. I feel like I'm kind of opened up to other viewings other people's scenarios, not just my own. Getting a chance to work together, outside the dixie chicks, as well, you guys are writing songs together. You wrote a lot of them on this. What does that give you a chance to stretch your song writing? Yeah. I think in the early dixie chicks days, we got songs from publishers. And we started writing more of our songs. We usually wrote with other writers like natalie, and with our partner, martin strayer, her husband. We found the chemistry between the three of us. And it's turning out good so far. It is great. I've heard some of the music. If you haven't heard it, you're going to run and buy the second album.

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