Dolly Parton Readies New Soundtrack for Debut Novel ‘Run Rose Run’

Dolly Parton Readies New Soundtrack for Debut Novel ‘Run Rose Run’ January 17, 2022

Music icon Dolly Parton is expanding her reach with the release of her debut novel, “Run Rose Run,” with James Patterson, along with a new album of the same name, arriving Friday, March 4.  The first song from the project, “Big Dreams and Faded Jeans,” is available now alongside a whimsical and captivating animated lyric video. Releasing on Butterfly Records in partnership with Ingrooves/UMG, the 12-song album will go hand-in-hand with the upcoming original novel releasing March 7.

(Photo Credit: Stacie Huckeba // Courtesy of Butterfly Records)

“So many people come to Nashville with their sack of songs,” says Parton. “Whether they’re running from anything or not, they’re running towards a future. That’s what ‘Big Dreams and Faded Jeans’ is all about. I am so pleased to finally share the first song from this exciting new album with all of you!”

The “Run, Rose, Run” album mirrors the story of a young woman who leaves home for Nashville, Tennessee to pursue her music-making dreams and the dark secret from her past that threatens it all. Co-produced by Richard Dennison and Tom Rutledge, the album provides an even deeper and more relatable sense of the novel – giving the audience an all-encompassing experience on and off the page.

The track listing for “Run Rose Run:”

Side A:
1. Run
2. Big Dreams And Faded Jeans
3. Demons (with Ben Haggard)
4. Driven
5. Snakes In The Grass
6. Blue Bonnet Breeze

Side B:
1. Woman Up and Take It Like A Man
2. Firecracker
3. Secrets
4. Lost and Found (with Joe Nichols)
5. Dark Night, Bright Future
6. Love or Lust (with Richard Dennison)

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Watch the lyric video for the first single “Big Dreams and Faded Jeans” below.

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