Some eight years after her last single and fifteen after her last album, former teen singing prodigy Lila McCann has announced that she will have a new EP out soon entitled Paint This Town. McCann made her debut at age sixteen with the single "Down Came a Blackbird." Reaching a peak of No. 28 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks charts, the song was the first release from her 1997 album Lila, which became the highest-selling album for a debut country music act in all of 1997 and was certified platinum in the United States. McCann followed Lila with two more albums: 1999's gold-certified Something in the Air and 2001's Complete.
She signed to the independent Broken Bow Records label in 2005, releasing five singles for the label between her signing and parting ways in 2008. Overall, she has charted twelve singles on the Billboard country charts, with the highest-peaking being 1998's "I Wanna Fall in Love" at No. 3. Her second-highest peaking single, 1999's "With You", which reached No. 9.