Label debut due March 7.

Los Angeles-based New West Records has signed country legend Kris Kristofferson to its artist roster. His label debut, “This Old Road,” is due March 7, 2006. Produced by Don Was, it will be Kristofferson’s first studio album in 11 years.

Kristofferson previously recorded for the Monument, A&M and Columbia labels and has written numerous hit songs for other artists.