Album Review: Chris Hillman – Bidin’ My Time

Byrds co-founder ends long silence with old and new inspiration. The vital role Chris Hillman played in the advancement of country-rock, as co-founder of the Byrds, the Flying Burrito Brothers and the Desert Rose Band, is never shouted as loudly as it should be. This aptly-titled first solo album in a dozen years must and will redress that balance. More...

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By Country Music On Friday, September 29th, 2017

Album Review: Shania Twain – Now

There’s country, and there’s pop, and the Twain shall ever meet… The biggest-selling female country singer ever, with 85 million album sales behind her, has had a busy 15 years, what with marriage, divorce, More...

By Country Music On Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Album Review: Luke Combs – This One’s For You

Fine debut album about loving, drinking and buckets of regret. Deftly straddling the ground between good ole boy fare and ZZ Top rock, Luke Combs’ impressive debut album goes for broke from first song, Out More...

By Country Music On Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Album Review: The Cadillac Three – Legacy

Songs of love, liquor and life lessons from sons of the South. Just one year after the release of their sophomore album, Bury Me In My Boots, Nashville’s sons of Southern rock are back with another healthy More...

By Country Music On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Album Review: Stephen Fearing – Every Soul’s A Sailor

This Vancouver-born, Dublin-raised singer songwriter has been recording acclaimed albums for the best part of 30 years, solo and with Juno Award-winning Americana outfit Blackie And The Rodeo Kings. He brings More...

By Country Music On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Review: Gillian Welch – Boots No. 1 The Official Revival Bootleg

20 years after the release of this essential Americana recording, this ‘official bootleg’ offers unreleased tracks and alternate takes. As if blown down Broadway by a summer Appalachian wind, enveloped in More...

By Country Music On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Eric Church – Mr Misunderstood Reviewed

One of the biggest records of recent years, Mr Misunderstood by Eric Church, gets a timely re-release with some tasty live treats Genre-defying Eric Church unexpectedly first put this album out in 2015, and More...