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Lonestar has a new album on the way.  Life As We Know It will be the group's first studio effort in three years, following their 2010 CD Party Heard Around the World.  It's also the band's first full disc since founding frontman Richie McDonald returned to the fold. 

Richie says the album also marks the first time Lonestar has taken the reins and served as their own producer.  The singer tells he and his bandmates wrote nine of the 12 songs on the disc and "had a little more creative control" over the project. 

He adds that they gave themselves some freedom with this record.  McDonald explains that they "just wanted to enjoy making music, enjoy being together, enjoy playing, performing live, and entertaining" their fans. 

Life As We Know It features Lonestar's current single, "Maybe Someday."  The album will be in stores on June 4th. 

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