Lauren Alaina gets ‘Unlocked’ with new EP

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Lauren Alaina‘s getting some help from her superstar friends on her first new collection of music since changing record labels.

The six-song Unlocked drops June 9 and features a collaboration with Lainey Wilson on “Thicc as Thieves,” which Lauren co-wrote with Luke Bryan. Lauren also had a hand in writing “A Walk in the Bar,” which arrives Thursday night, along with the track titled “Hangovers.” Cole Swindell help craft “Smaller the Town.”

The American Idol runner-up hopes the new music will help her fans get to know her a little better.

“It’s been 13 years since we first met, and until a couple of years ago, I don’t know that I ever slowed down for more than a day or two at a time,” Lauren says. “I spent more time with the people that matter most to me — my family, my fiancé, my friends — during that period than I had in years.”

“This music comes from my heart and my hometown,” she continues. “I am who I am because of where and who I come from, and I’m more me today than I’ve ever been. I can’t wait to unlock this next chapter with you.”

You can get a sneak peak of the record via a new YouTube video Lauren posted on her socials on Thursday.

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