March 9, 2020

Country Radio Seminar 2020 saw a number of stellar performances from a number of country stars but the stand out moment that had radio executives on their feet was Mickey Guyton’s performance of a brand new song “What Are You Gonna Tell Her?” A song about inequality in...

March 1, 2020

“If Your Life is a Record,” Brandy starts, introducing us to the concept of the whole album from the very first line. I’ll be the Sad Song, the second single from this album is the opening track, it’s production is simple to begin with, and very much authentic to the g...

February 20, 2020

Valentine's Day was a special day for Carly Pearce, a first with husband Michael Ray but also because her second album, a self-titled record came out to positive reviews and sales figures. I was keen to get my hands on the record after featuring a couple of the singles...

February 9, 2020

Mid-week in Manchester and the Bridgewater filled up fast with music lovers keen to see this latest edition of the transatlantic sessions. Those around me were not newcomers like I was as they reminisced the previous 16 live editions before the show began. It peaked my...

February 4, 2020

On a cold damp day in the centre of Manchester fans queued outside all day to see Brett Eldredge, to take a selfie as he stepped off his bus or get to the front of the O2 Ritz. He's been over to the UK a fair few times now and each time his fanbase grows and it's no su...

February 4, 2020

Miss Americana is not the film that I thought it would be. Being a fan of Taylor’s I was looking forward to it and had high hopes that it would deliver. However I was not expecting such a raw and honest account of the past few years, for her to address so many current...

December 19, 2019

It is that time of year again when we start to wind down and look at the highs and lows of 2019! There have been some superb moments in Country music in 2019, there's been some controversy too but I wanted to present to you my top five albums of 2019! It was a tough on...

August 24, 2019

“Merry Swiftmas” I proclaimed yesterday morning as I picked up a copy of Taylor Swift’s seventh studio album Lover the minute doors opened at the local record store, sporting a Taylor Swift t-shirt and my reputation socks! HMV sold out of copies quickly in Manchester b...