Monthly archives: February, 2016

Wynonna & the Big Noise – Wynonna & the Big Noise

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Wynonna Judd didn’t exactly take an extended hiatus following the release of What the World Needs Now Is Love in 2003, but her attention did drift away from new songs. She dabbled in her past – she staged a live retrospective, embraced nostalgia on her 2006 Christmas album, sang covers on 2009’s Sing: Chapter 1,…


Julia Cole

Nashville recording artist, Julia Cole, has created fresh dance music true to her Texas roots. Julia Cole combines acoustic, country, and electric patterns with compelling beats to create her signature CDM (Country Dance Music) sound. Her new debut single, “#GetAwesome” is a dance track sure to get you on your feet and singing along. With…


Reba McEntire – Love Somebody

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Reba McEntire sat out the first half of the current decade, spending time concentrating on a new television show, the sitcom Malibu Country, which lasted the 2012-2013 season, before signing with Nash Icon, an offshoot of Big Machine, for her new album Love Somebody. Stakes were relatively high for Reba. She still was one of…


Vince Gill – Down To My Last Bad Habit

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The last two Vince Gill albums announced their intentions within their titles: 2011’s Guitar Slinger found plenty of space for his six-string prowess, whilst his 2013 duet with Paul Franklin was a valentine to Bakersfield country. Down to My Last Bad Habit, his first solo album in a half-decade, is a slightly more complicated affair….


Maren Morris – Maren Morris EP

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There is a great deal of buzz swirling around Nashville concerning Maren Morris. From listening to her debut EP, it’s easy to hear why. The Texas native has all the intangibles that you need to make it in today’s unpredictable climate – she’s got the vocal chops, the delivery, and the looks to set herself…


Chris Young – I’m Comin’ Over

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He’s had hits that rock a little and he hasn’t been averse to buffing his country so it gleams like Luke Bryan, but Chris Young’s ace in the hole has always been his ballads. So relaxed he seems broken-in, not lazy, he never oversells either his heartbreak or seduction, a skill that not every singer…