Exciting names, mostly unexciting songs.
Jake Owen once again resorts to fluff, but this time without the charm.
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As we approach the midway point of 2019, it’s time to reflect on what the best music of the calendar year has been thus far. At this point, The Musical Divide has reviewed over 50 albums and EPs this year, with many of them finding a spot on this list. As far as quality is… Continue reading The Musical Divide’s 2019 Midyear Report
The short version: If you don’t take it all that seriously, Jake Owen’s latest album is a fairly decent summer album released in spring. Favorite tracks: “River Of Time,” “In It,” “Made For You,” “Mexico In Our Minds,” “Damn” Least favorite track: “Grass Is Always Greener (w/ Kid Rock)” Rating: 6/10 The long version: For… Continue reading Album Review: Jake Owen – ‘Greetings From … Jake’
While not my personal favorite list to make, the worst of mainstream country music in a calendar year always makes for an interesting discussion. This year though, the problems were more directed at the industry itself rather than the songs. There were a lot of boring, generic, mediocre singles released this year, but the list… Continue reading The Musical Divide’s Worst 20 Singles Of 2018
Look, I had very little faith in a show called “Real Country” when it was first announced, especially when the judges were Travis Tritt, Jake Owen and Shania Twain – an odd pairing if there ever was one. But if I’ve learned anything from years of writing album reviews, it’s that you can’t judge something… Continue reading Opinion: ‘Real Country’ Starts Off Strong On First Episode