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Good-bye City, hello country for John Corbett

by Anna Johns, posted Feb 16th 2006 8:53AM
john corbett musicEven when he played Aidan on Sex and the City, John Corbett has always been a little bit country. That's why he gave up acting in 2005, headed to Nashville, and grew out his chops. He spent the last year writing and composing songs for a country album with guitarist/friend Tara Novick. Now he has a self-titled album and a video, which you can see on AOL. The video is for a song called Good to Go, and it features your usual country stuff: hay bales, horses, tractors, and dirt. Oh yeah, and it also has a few cameos by Bo Derek, John's real-life girlfriend. You can hear samples of all the songs on his debut album over at his official website. Corbett isn't signed on with a record label because he didn't like their recommendation of waiting a year to create a "marketing strategy" for his album. It's his first album, but it's also a life-long dream for him, so he probably wanted to start the country music part of his life as soon as possible. Even if you don't like the style of music, you've got to admire the guy for walking away from it all to pursue his dream.

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So when will we get to hear a duet between ex-actor country singers John Corbett and Rick Moranis? Can John earn a Grammy nomination, like Rick this year, in 2007? Questions, questions....

February 16 2006 at 3:09 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

No matter what he does, it's all downhill from Northern Exposure.

February 16 2006 at 11:33 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

I totally miss his FX Show "Lucky" where he played a professional gambler.

February 16 2006 at 11:04 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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