Can we go back to “Better Boat” please?
Admittedly, I always find it odd to explore years from this decade for this feature. After all, this is meant to be a look back into country music of the past, and 2011 wasn’t that long ago. Still, when comparing 2011 country music to the country music of today, there’s already a huge difference not… Continue reading The Best Hit Country Songs Of 2011
We’ve arrived to the final list at The Musical Divide for 2018. Of course, nobody needs another one of these lists to read, but I’d like to think my list is more than just a “list.” In a way, I’ve got the benefit of running a blog rather than a professional outlet. I’m free to… Continue reading The Musical Divide’s Top Albums Of 2018
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: Kenny Chesney delivers one of his best albums with ‘Songs For The Saints.’ His introspective side that’s launched some of his best songs is in full force here, and overall, it’s a fitting tribute to his home. Editor’s note: All proceeds from the sales of this album go toward hurricane relief for… Continue reading Album Review: Kenny Chesney – ‘Songs For The Saints’
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
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