Little Big Town creates theme song for ABC show

In a Nov. 9, 2011 file photo, from left, Phillip Sweet, Kimberly Schlapman, Karen Fairchild and Jimi Westbrook of Little Big Town arrive at the 45th Annual CMA Awards in Nashville. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Evan Agostini

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The members of country group Little Big Town are hoping their new song is a hit — on TV.

They co-wrote and recorded the theme song for ABC's new show "Good Afternoon America." The song is called "Good Afternoon." The nine week summer series starts Monday (2 p.m. ET), anchored by Josh Elliott and Lara Spencer.

Little Big Town singer Karen Fairchild calls it an unexpected opportunity and says the band loved getting the chance to write and record a song for the show.

They'll perform the tune on air Aug. 2 along with their hit single "Pontoon."

The group also includes Jimi Westbrook, Kimberly Schlapman and Phillip Sweet. They are known for hits such as "Boondocks" and "Little White Church."

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Online: http://www.littlebigtown.com

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