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[01/14/14 - 11:13 AM]
ABC's Music Lounge Is Live with a New Installment of the "Nashville"-Inspired Docu-Web Series, "On the Record," Featuring the Original Song "Dreams," Performed by Hayden Panettiere and Jonathan Jackson
The song is available on iTunes and ABC.com/MusicLounge and featured on this week's episode of "Nashville."

[via press release from ABC]

ABC'S MUSIC LOUNGE IS LIVE WITH A NEW INSTALLMENT OF THE "NASHVILLE"-INSPIRED DOCU-WEB SERIES, "ON THE RECORD," FEATURING THE ORIGINAL SONG "DREAMS," PERFORMED BY HAYDEN PANETTIERE AND JONATHAN JACKSON

This Week's Featured Song, "Dreams" and "The Music of Nashville: Original Soundtrack Season 2, Volume 1" Now Available on iTunes and ABC Music Lounge

ABC Music Lounge's "Nashville"-inspired docu-web series, "On the Record," is live at www.abc.com/musiclounge with the original song "Dreams," written by Jaida Dreyer and Cory Mayo and performed by Hayden Panettiere as Juliette Barnes and Jonathan Jackson as Avery Barkley. The song is available on iTunes and ABC.com/MusicLounge and featured on this week's episode of "Nashville," WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

Embeddable Clips Available: http://abc.go.com/site/music-lounge/nashville-on-the-record

"On the Record: Dreams" goes behind the scenes with "Nashville's" music producer Buddy Miller, music supervisor, Frankie Pine, songwriter Jaida Dreyer and the song's performers Hayden Panettiere and Jonathan Jackson. Through interviews, fans learn how important this week's featured song is to Hayden's character Juliette Barnes as she grows as an artist and as a person.

"We were looking for a song for Juliette. When we heard that song, we just knew that was the right song," shared Miller. "Hayden's got a lot of depth and she can go a lot of different places with her singing. She won't just learn a song -- she'll put herself in the middle of it."

"My character is usually up in the rafters somewhere, so to do a song that was much more humble and focused on the lyrics, it was a really cool change," said Panettiere. "The lyrics are just haunting and beautiful and honest."

"It says so much, but it's very economical in its lyrics which is also a difficult thing to pull off as a songwriter," added Jackson.

"Nashville" returns WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) with an all-new episode and new music.

The latest soundtrack from Big Machine Records, ABC Studios and Lionsgate, "THE MUSIC OF NASHVILLE: ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK SEASON 2, VOLUME 1" is now available and includes the following tracks: "What If I Was Willing," performed by Chris Carmack; "Can't Get It Right," performed by Sam Palladio; "A Life That's Good," performed by Lennon & Maisy; "Ball And Chain," performed by Connie Britton; "This Town," performed by Clare Bowen and Charles Esten; "Trouble Is," performed by Hayden Panettiere; "Playin' Tricks," performed by Charles Esten; "Why Can't I Say Goodnight," performed by Clare Bowen and Sam Palladio; "Tell Me," performed by Aubrey Peeples; "Wayfaring Stranger (A Cappella Version)," performed by Chaley Rose; "Share With You," performed by performed by Lennon Stella and Maisy Stella; "How You Learn To Live Alone," performed by Jonathan Jackson; and "Can't Say No To You," performed by Hayden Panettiere and Chris Carmack.

All original music is released by ABC Studios, Lionsgate and ABC Music Lounge in association with Big Machine Records.

"On the Record" is a documentary web series that follows the life of original songs performed on "Nashville" written by singer/songwriters in the music scene, from the songs' inception to on-air premiere. The series offers an intimate look into the songwriting process, from guitar demo to music video and all the steps in between.

"Nashville" stars Connie Britton as Rayna Jaymes, Hayden Panettiere as Juliette Barnes, Eric Close as Teddy Conrad, Charles Esten as Deacon Claybourne, Clare Bowen as Scarlett O'Connor, Jonathan Jackson as Avery Barkley, Sam Palladio as Gunnar Scott, Chris Carmack as Will Lexington, Maisy Stella as Daphne Conrad and Lennon Stella as Maddie Conrad.

"Nashville" is executive-produced by Dee Johnson ("Boss," "The Good Wife), R.J. Cutler ("The September Issue," "The War Room," "A Perfect Candidate"), Callie Khouri ("Thelma & Louise") and Steve Buchanan. The series is produced by Lionsgate, ABC Studios, and Opry Entertainment, and is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format with 5.1 channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-PG,L,S,V parental guideline.

ABC Music Lounge, which launched in May 2009 on ABC.com, provides users with an interactive online music experience that is uniquely ABC. Reflective of the network's commitment to using digital platforms to deepen its relationship with viewers, the ABC Music Lounge showcases everything about the music and artists featured on ABC's popular primetime schedule, offering a deep catalog of music-related content that includes "Castle," "Dancing with the Stars," "Grey's Anatomy," "Revenge" and "Once Upon a Time," among others. Visitors to the site can get access to exclusive weekly free downloads. ABC Music Lounge is home to music videos, exclusive performance footage, photos and behind-the-scenes interviews with artists, series producers and music supervisors.

Big Machine Records is the leading independent Nashville-based record label home to superstars such as Taylor Swift, Tim McGraw and Rascal Flatts.

ABC Music Lounge: http://abc.go.com/music-lounge.

Embeddable Clips Available: http://abc.go.com/site/music-lounge/nashville-on-the-record





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