The Zac Brown Band fly off the rails on The Owl
Paul Cauthen’s shtick runs dry on Room 41
“Details” is bad
Jade Bird wears her influences on her sleeve like any artist, but on her self-titled debut album, she transcends those influences by imbuing her own fiery personality into her work
Center Point Road can’t help but feel like a slight regression back into bad production tactics and clumsy writing for Thomas Rhett.
Deluxe Hotel Room is a disappointing sophomore effort from Lucette
“What If I Never Get Over You” isn’t quite a return to form for Lady Antebellum.
The short version: High Valley continue doing what they do best on “Single Man.” Writers: Brad Rempel, Curtis Rempel Derick Southerland, Jordan Schmidt Rating: 7/10 The long version: You know, “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” isn’t always the worst model to adopt. Ever since High Valley crossed over into the United States, they’ve… Continue reading Song Review: High Valley – “Single Man”
The short version: Megan Bledsoe of Country Exclusive and I team up to discuss the debut album from Molly Tuttle, ‘When You’re Ready.’ Zack’s favorite tracks: “When You’re Ready,” “Clue,” “Sleepwalking,” “Million Miles” Least favorite track: “Sit Back and Watch It Roll” Rating: 6/10 Megan’s favorite tracks: “When You’re Ready,” “Don’t Let Go,” “Light Came… Continue reading Collaborative Album Review: Molly Tuttle – ‘When You’re Ready’ (w/ Country Exclusive)
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’