Check Our Catalog “While this set is saturated with hunger and ambition, it’s also confident and sophisticated — the album sounds as if they meant every word but had a great time making it. They prove they were always meant to be a live act whether in the studio or on a concert stage.”–All Music [...]
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Check Our Catalog “The Old 97′s sound youthful and newly energized, having returned to Dallas and relocated that beloved crossroads between twangy country rock and tight, economic power pop. Blame It on Gravity is a homecoming of sorts, a revisit to the sonic sweet spot that made Too Far to Care the ideal pop album [...]
Check Our Catalog “Abandoning the Bright Eyes moniker he’s been performing under since his teens, Conor Oberst reverted to his birth name for his 2008 follow-up to 2007′s Cassadaga….much of this tight 12-track album resides firmly within the confines of classic country-rock…the fact that the music does feel relaxed, even when it bears his classicist [...]
Check Our Catalog “Break Up the Concrete is an effective rebirth for Hynde, a reconnection to her roots undoubtedly effected by her return to her native Ohio…Hynde’s revived rockabilly roll finds a comfortable pairing in the easy county-rock vibe of her ballads, of which there are far more of than there are rockers here. This [...]