John Mellencamp's new studio album, Plain Spoken, will hit stores on September 23, and a special limited-edition deluxe version of the release can be pre-ordered now via the MyPlay Direct website. The package, which is called the Plain Spoken Ultimate Signed Bundle, includes a vinyl LP of the album, a specially branded John Mellencamp Crosley turntable and a lyric packet autographed by the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer.
Only 300 copies of the deluxe package will be available. The set costs $299.98, and you can add a copy of the CD version of Plain Spoken for an extra $13.98. Fans who pre-order the package immediately receive a digital download of the album's lead single, "Troubled Man."
In other news, Mellenamp has announced a new concert that will take place on September 6 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego. The singer/songwriter will be joined by special guests Los Lobos and Mavis Staples. Tickets can be purchased for the event at LiveNation.com. John also will make a previously announced appearance at the 2014 Farm Aid festival on September 13 in Raleigh, North Carolina.
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