Animal Planet just announced the initial singer line-up for its new special, Trail MIX, which premieres Sunday, Jan. 29, 2006. The special highlights the special bond that some of today’s top musicians have with horses. From rock stars to pop singers to opera virtuosos, these world famous artists reveal a rarely seen side as they talk about their passion, explain how horses rejuvenate their art and share their most compelling stories about the horses they have known.
Host Linda Eder
, a passionate equestrian and singer herself, goes on location with each artist and presents fascinating stories about the emotional connection between the musicians and their horses. Each interview culminates in a one-of-a-kind music video featuring a montage of exclusive footage and outtakes of the singers and their horses.
The eclectic mix of top performing musical artists featured include former Matchbox Twenty
front-man and now solo recording artist Rob Thomas
; two-time Grammy winner and cross-over country music sweetheart LeAnn Rimes
; solo recording artist and legendary lead guitarist of the rock super band, Aerosmith
, Joe Perry; Grammy winner and country music singer/song-writer Mary Chapin Carpenter
; and world-renowned Irish tenor Ronan Tynan
. Two additional singers will be named at a later date. Related Links:Rob Thomas on StarpulseLeAnn Rimes on StarpulseAerosmith on StarpulseMary Chapin Carpenter on StarpulseRonan Tynan on Starpulse