AMERICAN COUNTRY ROCK BAND, EXILE SIGNS WITH TIME LIFE FOR DIGITAL RE-ISSUE ON FOUR HIT ALBUMS
March 19, 2021
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 19, 2021) – American Country Rock Band and Kentucky Music Hall of Fame Members, Exile, will reissue four of their legendary albums via a new signed deal with Time Life to coincide with the original Exile Reunion concert which took place in 2008 reuniting the original five members of the band. The four albums included in the distribution deal include Exile albums The Garage Tapes, Exile Hits, Live at the Franklin Theatre and People Get Ready. For the first time ever, the multi-award-winning albums will all be available on all digital platforms and include #1 hits and many all-time fan favorites including “Kiss You All Over,” “Woke Up In Love,” “I Don't Want To Be A Memory,” “Give Me One More Chance” and many more. With a career spanning nearly six decades and eleven number one songs, 3 Gold Albums and 8 Million Records Sold, Exile continues to tour and create new music. Music is available for streaming on all digital music platforms including Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon Music, YouTube Music, Pandora and more.
“Exile is driven by an astounding amount of talent, writing and performing music that appeals to everyone from rock to pop to country music fans,” expressed Time Life Sr. Vice President, Live Entertainment - Mike Jason. “We’re thrilled to help deliver their music across digital platforms to all of them.”
"I have been aware of, and highly impressed with, the Time Life brand, for many years,” acknowledges Exile’s Marlon Hargis. “It is a real thrill to now be included in their family!"
The camaraderie and all parts of the glue that has held the group together, is very healthy and their longevity will be ongoing as the pop/country crossover hit-making band continues to tour, performing their greatest hits, fan-favorite on-the-road songs from over the years, and plan to announce new dates later in 2021. More information on Exile can be found at http://www.exile.biz/.
About Time Life:
Time Life is one of the world's pre-eminent creators and direct marketers of unique music and video/DVD products, specializing in distinctive multi-media collections that evoke memories of yesterday, capture the spirit of today, and can be enjoyed for a lifetime. TIME LIFE and the TIME LIFE logo are registered trademarks of Time Warner Inc. and affiliated companies used under license by Direct Holdings Americas Inc., which is not affiliated with Time Warner Inc. or Time Inc.
Exile formed in 1963 looking to play small clubs in Richmond, Kentucky, but managed to top both the pop and country charts during their over 58 year-long career. Their most successful hit, “Kiss You All Over” spent four weeks at the top of Billboard’s pop chart in 1978. In the early 1980s, Exile started to focus on country music. During their run on the country charts Exile has successfully had ten No. 1 singles including “I Don’t Want To Be A Memory” and “Give Me One More Chance.” The hit song "Kiss You All Over" was used in the 1996 Adam Sandler movie “Happy Gilmore” and in the 2006 film “Employee of the Month.” They have toured with acts including Aerosmith, Fleetwood Mac, The Oak Ridge Boys, Kenny Rogers and The Judds. The five original Exile members re-formed in 2008 and continue to tour today. Current members of the band include J.P. Pennington, Les Taylor, Sonny LeMaire, Marlon Hargis and Steve Goetzman. 2021 celebrates 58 years for the band and the 43rd anniversary of the hit song “Kiss You All Over.” For more information, visit www.exile.biz. Stay current with Exile on social media platforms Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Music is available for streaming on Spotify, Apple Music and Google Play download on Amazon Music. Watch video content and subscribe to the video channel on YouTube.
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