How Pop Sensation Ariana Grande Ended Up Writing the Title Track for Ronnie Dunn's New Album

BMLGRonnie Dunn’s forthcoming solo album is a star-studded affair, having been produced primarily by Rascal Flatts’ Jay DeMarcus, and boasting collaborations with both Ronnie’s longtime musical partner Kix Brooks and their Vegas residency co-headliner Reba.

But the title track comes from an extremely unlikely source: a former teen-sensation-turned-pop-superstar.

“I had a lot of fun making this album,” Ronnie says. “Jay and I really clicked… and we were both really proud of the final product. I branched out of my comfort zone… At the suggestion of my daughter, I even recorded an Ariana Grande song. Ironically, it became the title of the album.”

The song, “Tattooed Heart,” appeared on Ariana’s 2013 debut album, Yours Truly.

Tattooed Heart comes out October 21, with digital pre-orders starting September 23 at the usual outlets. Here’s the complete track listing:

“Ain’t No Trucks in Texas”
“Damn Drunk” (with Kix Brooks)
“I Worship the Woman You Walked On”
“That’s Why They Make Jack Daniels”
“I Put That There”
“Young Buck”
“I Wanna Love Like That Again”
“Still Feels Like Mexico” (featuring Reba)
“Tattooed Heart”
“This Old Heart”
“Only Broken Heart in San Antone”
“She Don’t Honky Tonk No More”

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