What this 29 chapter has truly shown is Pearce’s artistic bravery, authenticity and glowing respect for Country music’s traditions, all of which shine bright on these live recordings.
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Traveling Wildfire marks the transition of an inveterate explorer and musical historian to one who has grown beyond the limits of expectations.
The hard-driving edge of their earlier releases may be mostly absent, but The Nude Party have a way of investing their music with a sense of personality that’s as undeniable as ever.
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While the album overall never finds steady footing, Paisley isn’t capable of delivering less-than-quality lyrics even if the end results, pointedly the title track, feel unfinished.
The Bluegrass innovators who revolutionised the genre back when they were pesky kids have now returned with their most ambitious album.
The album is an antidote to the world’s sickly state, and the duo are merely messengers to a greater plan. Without question, Lover’s Game is the year’s best album so far.
Iris DeMent is fiery, energized, angry and invigorated on this long-awaited return.
This is music by someone who knows where he’s singing from and what it means to be. You can feel it on every track.
Taylor knows the sort of place that gives her the strongest sense of belonging. She delivers that same assuredness in her music as well.
Pony Bradshaw’s talent for molding lyrics atop pensive melodies makes him one of Americana’s finest craftsmen.
Stoned Cold Country does The Rolling Stones justice, delivering back-to-back country-fied bangers full of fire, fun and feeling.
Heads or tails, Jo Dee Messina’s mastery of country-pop-rock and her strong, empowered female message makes for an irresistible combination.
Over nine vintage-sounding country songs, Earl sings about the Delta breeze, running down the road in a Ford Econoline and the price of leaving, but never quite takes his eyes off the rear-view mirror.
These are celebrations of love, both of oneself and others, and they can be exhilarating.
On Wallen's new project, virtually every track jostles for candidacy as a future No. 1.
A terrific addition to the Americana family, Drayton Farley nudges the genre along different, often darker paths.