Keith Urban – Ripcord Review

Keith Urban : Ripcord

Back in 2005 there were two ‘gateway’ albums that opened up the world of country music to me after some dabblings with Garth Brooks, Mindy McCready and Shania Twain in the 90’s. Those two albums were Sugarland’s ‘Twice the Speed of Life’ and Keith Urban’s ‘Days Go By’. After some exploration of Keith’s back catalogue a fairly solid mancrush was developed which culminated in me seeing him live in Birmingham on the ‘Days Go By’ tour – the last time he ever played live on these shores. Read more... “Keith Urban – Ripcord Review”

Cole Swindell – You Should Be Here Review

Cole Swindell : You Should Be Here

How do you like to listen to your music? At home, in the background? In the car? On your headphones on the way to work? Or are you one of those people that digest every lyric, every chord, every harmony? Do you wonder about how the song evolved? What the songwriter’s motivation was for writing the song and what place inside of them or what experience they went through that brought the song into being? Read more... “Cole Swindell – You Should Be Here Review”