Jon Pardi : California Sunrise
Jon Pardi is something of an enigma in modern country music – a traditionalist who wants radio attention. ‘California Sunrise’ is only his second album but it feels like it should be his tenth Read more... “Jon Pardi – California Sunrise Review”
Frankie Ballard ‘El Rio’ Review
Part country, part rock, part Texan blues : Frankie Ballard’s third album ‘El Rio’, recorded in El Paso, Texas within spitting distance of the Rio Grande (hence the album’s title) is a major step forward in the career of artist who has spent a long time working the margins and periphery of the Nashville scene. Ballard, who by leaving music city to record this album away from the distractions and conventions of the genre, Read more... “Frankie Ballard – El Rio Review”
Blake Shelton – If I’m Honest
Sometimes an album is more than just a collection of songs. Blake Shelton would have us believe that this album, ‘If I’m Honest’, the tenth album of his career,is one of those albums for him. I’m not sure he’s being honest at all. Read more... “Blake Shelton – If I’m Honest Review”
Jennifer Nettles – Playing With Fire
Well. Welcome back Jennifer Nettles!!! Never has an album been so accurately titled. This is a fiery, theatrical, bombastic and meaningful piece of work that will take many people by surprise after the quieter, more reflective ‘That Girl’ album and will be in the top three on everyone’s ‘Album of the Year’ lists come the end of 2016. Read more... “Jennifer Nettles – Playing With Fire Review”
Dierks Bentley has had an amazing year. Host of the ACM Awards, touring the UK & Ireland and his eighth studio album ‘Black’ hits No.1 on Billboard.
Erica had the chance to sit down with Dierks to talk through the new album. Dierks talks the album concept, collaborations, players on the album and Touring.
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Dierks Bentley – Black
This is the most pivotal album in Dierks Bentley’s career. Coming hot on the heels of 2014’s runaway success ‘Riser’ which saw him blow the doors to Nashville acceptance wide open and even saw him conquer England too with an amazing show stealing set at that years Country2Country festival, ‘Black’ will determine whether Dierks struck lucky once or whether he goes on to be part of the Nashville elite in the same way that Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan (rightly or wrongly!) have. Read more... “Dierks Bentley – Black Review”