‘Take It Like a Man’ lands more effectively than Amanda Shires’ previous album, but still is just shy of true greatness.
Four artists pool their talents together to create an album that’s specific in scope and approach, yet broad enough to appeal to anyone who enjoys well-crafted country music
The Highwomen offer a strong start to their self-titled album with “Redesigning Women”
Part one can be found here. (Editor’s note – I don’t like inserting actual music videos for the audio portion of this, but this seems to be the only way to hear “Party Of One” on YouTube) No. 25 – Brandi Carlile, “Party Of One” With the way that piano sounds, you can almost just… Continue reading The Musical Divide’s Top 50 Songs Of 2018 (Part Two)
The short version: I admire Amanda Shires’ experiment into electronic and rock music, but the album doesn’t quite completely stick the landing despite a few great moments. The long version: Can artists ditch their signature sound and still make it work? Amanda Shires promised something different on her new album, To The Sunset, leaving most… Continue reading Album Review: Amanda Shires – ‘To The Sunset’