Country

Taylor Swift – ‘Evermore’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Beth Garrabrant It’s easy to get excited about surprises. Kristen Wiig even loves surprises, and one has to think Taylor Swift was bitten by the bug (it’s not too hard to imagine Swift bingeing Wiig’s SNL routine over and over). Not even five months after the release of her first surprise record and… Read more

Bob Dylan – ‘Rough and Rowdy Ways’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Fred Tanneau Bob Dylan will turn eighty-years-old in 2021, but apparently he’s still trying to decide just exactly who he is. “I’m just like Anne Frank, like Indiana Jones // And them British bad boys, the Rolling Stones,” Dylan sings on “I Contain Multitudes”, the opening track of Rough and Rowdy Ways, his… Read more

Kane Brown: Creating His Own Path Through Country Music Stardom

Photo Credit: Matthew Berinato Kane Brown was born on October 21, 1993. Growing up in Georgia, the youngster got into fights over his mixed background. His family then moved out the state, and they settled in Red Bank, Tennessee. In high school, Kane sang in the choir. He was motivated enough to perform in front… Read more

Taylor Swift – ‘Folklore’ Album Review

Photo credit: Beth Garrabrant The one thing 2020 was guaranteed not to deliver was another Taylor Swift album – it was a year ago that the singer released her seventh album, Lover, and fans are still deliberating over which song should have been the next radio single, campaigning with their usual fire-fueled ferocity for their… Read more

The Chicks – ‘Gaslighter’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Liz Collins The Chicks’ eighth album originally was going to be an easy record of covers, a wham-bam compilation that took less effort to put out than the accolades it would no doubt receive, fulfilling their seven-album contract with Sony’s Columbia Records and allowing them to move on. After the barn-storming stampede of… Read more

Norah Jones – ‘Pick Me Up Off The Floor’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Diane Russo After some silence, Norah Jones released her seventh studio album Pick Me Up Off The Floor. Norah started her career in the early 2000s with hit songs like “Don’t Know Why” and “Turn Me On”, and she is finally back with her jazzy and mellow tunes. The album begins in a… Read more

Lil Nas X: Breaking Free of Genre

Photo Credit: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Stagecoach Born as Montero Lamar Hill in Lithia Springs, Georgia, on April 9, 1999, Lil Nas X is an up-and-coming musician who is crafting a musical name for himself. Hill’s parent’s divorced when he was 6 and he lived with his mother and grandmother in Bankhead Courts, a housing… Read more