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...

August 17, 2019

Taylor Swift introduced us to her new era a few months ago with the release of Me! featuring Brandon Urie. In the music video she dropped lots of little Easter eggs for us to find about this next chapter and now many of those little hints are starting to come together...

April 27, 2019

There's no one quite like a Swiftie, Taylor Swift's die hard fans who are all secretly detectives and boy do they need those skills. I'm happy to call myself a Swiftie and have been since the very start, I had to set my alarm for 5am UK time to see the new release but...

April 3, 2019

Brooks and Dunn’s career is something to be marvelled at, 20 number 1 hits to their name, 2 Grammy’s, multi-platinum selling albums including one that’s certified sextuple-platinum and winning every duo of the year award at the CMA’s between 92 and 2006 bar one, it’s n...

February 16, 2019

After their recent chart success with Bebe Rexha came to an end, Florida Georgia Line are back with a brand new album called Can’t Say I Ain’t Country… well gents people can say that and they are doing but lets take a look shall we at the album as a whole and see why t...

December 19, 2018

Brett Young is back with a number one record! Yes Ticket to L.A. has just gone to number one on the Billboard top Country albums chart! It deserves the top spot, being one of the best records released this year, in my opinion. At the album playback at Big Machine I loo...

December 15, 2018

I didn’t know what to expect when I was tasked with going to the Bridgewater Hall to review The Overtones, I knew a little about the group but had never seen them live before. I had guessed that it would be an emotional event with the loss of their lead singer still fr...

November 10, 2018

Right from the offset it is clear this album takes us back to authentic Country music. Interstate Prelude which lasts just over a minute introduces us to the traditional instrumentation we commonly associate with classic Country. Track 2 Stop Drop and Roll One begins w...

October 5, 2018

When sat in the cinema waiting for Christopher Robin to begin a few weeks back I saw a trailer, the soundtrack sounded good and it mentioned Bradley Cooper playing a Country singer, then Lady Gaga’s voice kicks in and the trailer alone had me muttering “wow” under my b...