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Garth Brooks talks new CD box set and Las Vegas live show

Garth Brooks mostly retired in 2001 to be around his three daughters as they grew up.
Garth Brooks mostly retired in 2001 to be around his three daughters as they grew up.charles sykes/ap/file 2011

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Garth Brooks isn’t ready to talk specifics about his looming comeback, but there should be more than enough music this week to sate the country superstar’s fans for a while.

Brooks was scheduled to release a new eight-disc box set Thursday, then will broadcast his Las Vegas show live on CBS on Friday night. Both are an examination of the Oklahoma singer’s musical roots with covers of songs that have influenced him.

Brooks was in Los Angeles on Tuesday to talk about both projects, and admitted he was worried about giving fans a little too much Garth.

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