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Garth Brooks Exclusive Boxed Set Now Available for Pre-Order

Garth Brooks Exclusive Boxed Set  Now Available for Pre-Order
Garth Brooks Unveils Boxed Set Live on  “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”

Bentonville, Ark., November 11, 2005 – Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. announced today that the release of a new Garth Brooks boxed set which contains several new, previously unreleased songs and will be available exclusively at Wal-Mart and SAM’S CLUB locations, is now available for pre-order at Walmart.com (www.walmart.com).  Brooks, one of the fastest-selling solo artists in music history, unveiled the boxed set last night on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.”

The new five CD and one DVD boxed set includes Sevens, Scarecrow, Double Live and a Lost Sessions CD which features 11 previously unreleased songs. The all-access DVD features one of three new commemorative double live collector covers plus a 68-page booklet with lyrics and photos. The boxed set will be available only at Wal-Mart and SAM’S CLUB locations nationwide beginning at 5 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 25, while supplies last. The boxed set will retail for $25.00.

“This is a unique product and a unique relationship between Wal-Mart and Garth Brooks,” said David Porter, vice president for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. “We truly believe that fans of all genres of music will find quality and value in every facet of this item – in the price, in the selections and in the fact that Garth has personally selected these pieces to go into a special edition boxed set for Wal-Mart customers. This is a phenomenal product ... but no one would expect anything else from Garth Brooks!”

Brooks has been named the Recording Industry’s Male Artist of the Century.

About Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. operates Wal-Mart Stores, Supercenters, Neighborhood Markets and SAM’S CLUB locations in the United States. The company also operates in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, China, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Germany, Guatemala, Honduras, Japan, Mexico, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, South Korea and the United Kingdom. The company’s securities are listed on the New York and Pacific stock exchanges under the symbol WMT. More information about Wal-Mart can be found by visiting www.walmartfacts.com. Online merchandise sales are available at www.walmartfacts.com. Online merchandise sales are available at www.walmart.com.

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