Actor Kevin Costner Records Country Album; Drops Nov. 11

Brody Vercher | September 30th, 2008

  1. J.R. Journey
    September 30, 2008 at 11:27 am

    The bodyguard is going country now too?

    And Jewel? Really? The most beautiful person in Music City? I think I’ll go to Atlanta for my vacation this year then.

  2. Lanibug
    September 30, 2008 at 11:32 am

    I heard the first single from Costner on Sirius yesterday and I thought they were playing with my head — cant say that anything about it stuck in my head.

  3. Marc
    September 30, 2008 at 12:21 pm

    Eww Jewel.

    Props for the inclusion of Nan Kelley though. mmmmmmmmmmm.

  4. Matt B.
    September 30, 2008 at 12:22 pm

    Today is my birthday too…lol. I remember as a kid remarking that Marty was 20 years older than me. Eddie Montgomery was also born today. Though not too many ‘famous’ people are.

  5. frozenphan
    September 30, 2008 at 1:38 pm

    If Marty Stuart is 50, his wife must be ??????

  6. John Maglite
    September 30, 2008 at 1:59 pm

    If Marty Stuart is 50, his wife must be ??????

    67.

  7. Hollerin' Ben
    September 30, 2008 at 2:15 pm

    Yo John Maglite, I am displeased by your website’s current unavailability.

  8. Hollerin' Ben
    September 30, 2008 at 2:36 pm

    much better

    everyone go to John’s website!

  9. John Maglite
    September 30, 2008 at 2:42 pm

    I was displeased with it too, Ben. And yes, by all means, everyone should go to John’s website. It will probably change your life. Or, you know… not.

  10. John Maglite
    September 30, 2008 at 3:17 pm

    On second thought, you should probably wait until it’s working again.

    I’m looking forward to the new music from Justin Townes Earle.

  11. leeann Ward
    September 30, 2008 at 3:50 pm

    Yes, John’s website is pretty much brilliant!

  12. Hollerin' Ben
    September 30, 2008 at 4:16 pm

    I’m seeing Justin Townes Earle in L.A. this Thursday. Word!

    also, badass local singer Sarah Gayle Meech is playing, she’s like brand new and really damn good.

  13. Stormy
    September 30, 2008 at 6:56 pm

    Again, I have to ask why country has to settle for an inferior product. Russell Crowe is a much better singer and songwriter (and actor) than Costner.

  14. Razor X
    September 30, 2008 at 7:50 pm

    “If Marty Stuart is 50, his wife must be ??????”

    She’s 67 and can still outsing any of the current crop of female singers. Check out her performance from the Opry last weekend:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RAZSHL8U-7A

  15. Dude
    September 30, 2008 at 10:13 pm

    Kevin’s album will not do well at all because Taylor swift releases her new cd that day and will therefore get the bulk of attention. November 11 will be a sad day in country music, a pop singer and an actor both releasing their albums on the same day, one dya before the CMA Awards as well. Sad.

  16. Razor X
    September 30, 2008 at 10:21 pm

    Dude, I doubt that there’s much overlap between Costner’s and Taylor’s audiences. I don’t think it matters an iota that they’re coming out on the same day.

  17. Dude
    September 30, 2008 at 10:26 pm

    Alright, made sense when I typed it. Thanks

  18. Amazace
    October 2, 2008 at 11:23 am

    Costner’s CD will not be Pop Country. He calls his music Rock/Roots Music/Americana.

  19. agent713
    October 2, 2008 at 11:53 am

    Is that why CMT Canada is playing the movie “The Bodyguard”

  20. Marc
    October 2, 2008 at 12:05 pm

    So is CMT in the US. CMT has become the new “remember when Mtv played music videos?”

    It’s horrid.

    Sure, you can watch “VH1 Country” or whatever it’s called this week. But then you get 15:1 male to female songs.

  21. Stormy
    October 2, 2008 at 9:37 pm

    Amazace: Americana doesn’t really subscribe to the “its because I say it is” school of thought.

  22. Amazace
    October 3, 2008 at 6:17 am

    I don’t even know what that means.

  23. Amazace
    October 3, 2008 at 8:36 am

    Reading that again, maybe I do know what that means. Hey…it was early the first time I read it ;)

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