Miranda Lambert is very close with her Pistol Annies band mate Ashley Monroe these days, but Miranda was hesitant about getting to know Ashley at first. They were both signed to Columbia Records as new solo artists when they first met, and Miranda saw Ashley as competition.
“She was another blonde on my label,” Miranda tells Louisiana’s The Advocate. “But I listened to her record and it blew me away. She’s so great. So this crazy friendship started.”
Miranda and Ashley’s friendship grew over the years, and now they’re making music together all the time with Pistol Annies.
Miranda says, “It’s fun to be best friends with someone you also share a passion with.”
Miranda and Ashley joined forces with Angaleena Presley to form Pistol Annies, and they released their first album, Hell on Heels, last year. They’ll start work on a new project this fall.
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