Album Review: Jake Owen – ‘Greetings From … Jake’

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… Read More Album Review: Jake Owen – ‘Greetings From … Jake’

The Musical Divide’s Worst 20 Singles Of 2018

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… Read More The Musical Divide’s Worst 20 Singles Of 2018

Opinion: ‘Real Country’ Starts Off Strong On First Episode

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… Read More Opinion: ‘Real Country’ Starts Off Strong On First Episode