Song Review: Brad Paisley – “My Miracle”

The short version: Brad Paisley’s new single is fairly predictable all around, but you could certainly do worse I guess.   Writers: Brad Paisley, Gary Nicholson Rating: 6/10 The long version: As a fan, it’s sad watching Brad Paisley’s recent radio struggles. As a critic, it’s understandable and happens to everyone, but it doesn’t make it… Continue reading Song Review: Brad Paisley – “My Miracle”

The Musical Divide’s Top 20 Singles Of 2018

It’s that time of the year again. The list-pocalypse will soon arrive to haunt us all. While I plan on waiting to release my songs and albums lists until Jan. 2019, singles are a bit of a different animal. To be eligible for my “best singles” list, the single had to be released anywhere from… Continue reading The Musical Divide’s Top 20 Singles Of 2018

Song Review: Brad Paisley – “Bucked Off”

The short version: It’s good to have the old Brad Paisley back. The long version: After many album eras of experimentation, maybe it’s good to have the old Brad Paisley back. Despite his unfortunate waning chart success, Paisley has quietly been one of the most interesting artists of the genre. He’s managed to stay true… Continue reading Song Review: Brad Paisley – “Bucked Off”

Album Review: Johnny Cash and Various Artists – ‘Forever Words’

This is a re-uploaded post from Swamp Opera.  While many would not label Out Among The Stars as Johnny Cash’s all-time best work, I consider it a landmark moment in my life. You see, I never got to be “excited” for a new Cash album, and I’m guessing a few of you out there know the same… Continue reading Album Review: Johnny Cash and Various Artists – ‘Forever Words’