50 songs that gave me some relief in 2021.
I discuss the latest project from Brandi Carlile and clear out some of my review backlog.
Taking a trip back to 2015 for this edition.
Refocusing this feature with thoughts on five recent-ish singles.
A solid week of releases, thanks to songs from Samantha Crain, Rory Feek and Trisha Yearwood, Jason Eady and more.
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
While I’m Livin’ is a solid return to form for a country music veteran
The Highwomen offer a strong start to their self-titled album with “Redesigning Women”
I’m sure no one wants to hear the “real country” debate get brought up again. To some, this issue is about the sound of the country music genre and little more. From a broad perspective, it also looks at representation. Therefore, whether artists identify as “country,” “Americana,” “roots,” or whatever else, it doesn’t exclude them… Continue reading By The Way, Brandi Carlile Is Dominating 2019
The short version: Most of the problems from ‘HERO’ carry over to Maren Morris’ sophomore album, ‘GIRL.’ Favorite tracks: “Great Ones,” “A Song For Everything,” “GIRL,” “Shade” Least favorite tracks: “RSVP,” “Make Out With Me” Rating: 5/10 The long version: Maren Morris. To some, that name is synonymous with everything wrong with current mainstream country… Continue reading Album Review: Maren Morris – ‘GIRL’