Heidi Newfield Talks About ‘Her Country’


Melanie Dunea Spotlights Newfield from Famed Lower Broad in New Book
Nashville, Tenn.  — Curb recording artist Heidi Newfield and celebrated portrait photographer Melanie Dunea were featured on NBC’s TODAY Show on October 14, 2010 as Newfield is one of the subjects featured in Dunea’s latest book, My Country, which hit shelves October 10, 2010. If you missed the broadcast, you can catch it HERE.

“I am genuinely honored to have been photographed by Melanie. Her work is art, and I truly feel her pieces capture the soul of her subjects,” says Newfield.  “Her photos are real, raw, gorgeous, and interesting, and I hope we work together again someday soon.”

Newfield is also featured from famed Lower Broad in downtown Nashville, Tenn. in the current edition ofPEOPLE Country spotlighting the project.  Issue is on stands now.

About Heidi Newfield
Heidi Newfield first came to prominence as the lead singer for the celebrated country group Trick Pony with hits including “Pour Me” and “It’s A Heartache,” but since her departure from the group, Newfield has found acclaim in her own right.  The hit “Johnny and June” catapulted the star into the spotlight when her critically-acclaimed 2008 debut solo album, What Am I Waiting For, wowed country fans and garnered five ACM Award nominations for the solo vocalist.  Newfield is currently in the studio with renowned producer Blake Chancey (known for his work with the Dixie Chicks and Montgomery Gentry) working on her highly anticipated follow-up album, slated for release in early 2011 on Curb Records.   For more information, visit www.heidinewfield.com.

About My Country
Melanie Dunea’s My Country calls attention to fifty great country music icons, from old-timers to the new generation, revealing their thoughts about God, America, and their favorite songs.  There are imaginative photographs, ranging from Taylor Swift to Wynonna Judd and Little Jimmy Dickens, with interviews that explore the singers’ musical roots and inspirations, their defining moments, and their thoughts on what makes country music the heart and soul of America.  Dunea is the author of My Last Supper, and her photographs are regularly published in magazines such as Town & CountryVanity FairPeople andNew York Magazine. She lives in New York City.

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