Presented in Limited Edition Collector’s Tin
BENTONVILLE, Ark. – October 6, 2006 – Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. today announced the latest exclusive offering from singer/songwriter Garth Brooks, appropriately titled Garth Brooks: The Entertainer. The five DVD set of previously unavailable concert footage is currently available for pre-order at www.walmart.com and is an exclusive peak inside the Artist of the Decade’s milestone performances and history-making travels around the world. Garth Brooks: The Entertainer can be purchased Nov. 1 at Wal-Mart and SAM’S CLUB locations across the country.
The set contains more than seven hours of entertainment on five DVDs and highlights spectacular performances in the form of 15 music videos, including three never-before-seen videos. Widely-acclaimed concert footage, including previously unavailable appearances, make Garth Brooks: The Entertainer five DVD set a phenomenal value at $19.96.
Presented in a limited edition collector’s tin, fans will enjoy live concert footage, bonus songs, a gallery of over 1,000 photos and more from the stellar career of this history-making entertainer. A genuine American icon, Brooks is the only artist in U.S. history to sell one hundred million albums in one decade. His high energy concerts, riveting videos and obvious love for the fans and the music make Garth Brooks: The Entertainer the perfect gift idea and arrives at all Wal-Mart stores, SAM’S CLUB locations and www.walmart.com/garthbrooks, just in time to make the season bright!
“At Wal-Mart, pleasing the customer is our goal. The Garth Brooks exclusives continue to be a favorite of our customers and this very limited edition will likely fly off the shelves as Garth’s previous releases have in the past,” said David Porter, Wal-Mart vice president and divisional merchandise manager.
Millions of fans are expected to flock to Wal-Mart to purchase his latest compilation of live performances and bonus songs. Brooks has seen seven albums bow at No. 1, more than any other recording act and is the all-time biggest-selling solo artist with 25 number one singles on the country charts. In 2005, Garth Brooks: The Limited Series boxed set passed the one million benchmark for complete boxed sets sold (6 million discs) in its second week at Wal-Mart, making it the top selling music item in company history. Garth Brooks: The Limited Series boxed set was exclusively available at Wal-Mart and SAM’S CLUB locations throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Garth Brooks fans can currently pre-order this valuable collectors item at www.walmart.com/garthbrooks.
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