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The Shires Accidentally on Purpose Review

Accidentally on Purpose is the upcoming album from duo The Shires. The twelve track collection was written and recorded in Nashville, and it’s apparent from the beginning just how much being there has influenced them. The production is bigger, there’s a wider range of instruments used and their sound is in line with what’s being […]

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Kelsea Ballerini – Unapologetically Album Review

After the release of her record breaking debut offering ‘The First Time’, Kelsea Ballerini is back with her sophomore album ‘Unapologetically’ which is due for release on November 3rd through Sony Music. Kelsea wrote each of the album’s twelve tracks and the record takes the listener on a journey throughout the past two years of […]

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Shania Twain – NOW

By Louisa The Queen of country-pop Shania Twain returned on September 29 with her first studio album in 15 years entitled ‘NOW’. Shania wrote every song on the album. It is her first project produced without her ex-husband Mutt Lange. Shania has called it her most personal album as it details her spilt from Lange […]

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Brandy Clark – Live From Los Angeles

By Louisa BRANDY Clark’s latest release is the full-length live disc ‘Live from Los Angeles’, featuring stripped down renditions of hits “Stripes” and “Big Day in a Small Town”. Recorded during an intimate performance at L.A.’s Hotel Café in 2016. Brandy takes the listener into her live show setting. The album includes songs from across […]

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Wildwood Kin – Turning Tides – Album Review

Wildwood Kin came together four years ago while in their mid to late teens. Formed of guitarist Emillie Key, her bouzouki/keyboard-playing sister Beth and their drumming cousin Meghann Loneyall, it’s a family affair for this folk trio. They present their eleven track debut album titled ‘Turning Tides’ on which they play on each track, swapping […]

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Sara Evans -Words

By Louisa Country powerhouse Sara Evans is back with her eighth studio album entitled 'Words'. The new project is her first album of new material since 2014's Slow Me Down, which debuted at #2 on Billboard's country albums chart. 'Words' debuted this past Friday (July 21) to rave reviews. It's another strong set from Evans […]

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CAROLYNNE ‘COMING BACK TO ME’ EP REVIEW

Since the hugely successful release of her debut EP ‘Coming Back To Me’ and live dates in London, Manchester and Yorkshire, country-pop singer/songwriter Carolynne – who was the first country artist to take to the X Factor stage on UK television screens – will now release the five-song collection on CD on 7th July 2017 […]

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Lady Antebellum – Heart Break

By Louisa Country trio Lady Antebellum are back with their sixth studio album. Heart Break is their first album since taking a hiatus in 2015. They worked with producer Busbee (Keith Urban, Maren Morris). Hillary, Charles and Dave offer up a predominantly pop album with some country elements. Read my thoughts on each track, below. […]

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Amy Westney – Love Shouldn’t Hurt [EP]

Hailing from Essex “BBC Introducing Sound of 2017” artist Amy Westney has nearly 20,000 hits on YouTube. Her first taste of success came last year when her debut single ‘Numb’ peaked at #6 on the UK country charts, after receiving some airplay on national radio courtesy of the legendary Bob Harris. Her debut EP Love […]

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