Heartbreak, Christmas and a TV Movie: Jennifer Nettles’ Busy Fall


Jennifer Nettles is gearing up for a busy fall. Not only is she putting out “Hey Heartbreak,” the second single from her sophomore solo effort, Playing with Fire, she’s also releasing her new holiday collection, To Celebrate Christmas. On November 30, she’ll reprise her role as Dolly Parton‘s mother in the sequel to last year’s wildly successful Coat of Many Colors TV movie as well.

“Doing that movie… was so rewarding on so many levels…” Jennifer reflects. “I love that it did speak to such a broad audience. We had no idea. I mean, you’re involved in something and you think, ‘Oh, it’s so special!’ But you don’t know if other people are gonna think it’s special until you put it out there! And the ratings and the reviews, and you know, everything about that project, I was blown away by the response to it…”  

The new film, Christmas of Many Colors:  Circle of Love, also inspired Dolly to write a new song, which appears on Jennifer’s latest yuletide offering, which comes out October 28.

Jennifer kicks off a series of select holiday dates with a December 8 stop at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center with the Nashville Symphony.

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