Miranda Lambert Takes Revolution to the Ryman; Lee Ann Womack To Host ACM Honors

Brody Vercher | August 6th, 2009

  1. highwayman3
    August 6, 2009 at 10:59 am

    I guess Lambert gave up on ‘Dead Flowers’ and is now going with ‘White Liar,’ I just heard it and its pretty good, can’t wait for the album.

  2. Chris N.
    August 6, 2009 at 11:04 am

    “Dead Flowers” was so uncommercial I took it as a sacrificial offering to shore up her critical esteem before they got down to the serious business of trying for hits.

  3. Rick
    August 6, 2009 at 11:12 am

    Shouldn’t Luke Bryan’s new album be titled “Doin’ My Thang”? Hmm…

    All the things that critics are saying about the Gloriana album are likely true and accurate to a point, but Gloriana’s fans like all those attributes! The pretty, glossy, vapid music with bombastic rock production values all sung in polished four part harmony is what they want. I don’t term it “AirHead Country” for nothing.

    That Polly Parson interview is a hoot. Thanks for the link.

    It will be interesting to see how Mike Stinson does in Texas. I can’t blame him after years of playing to the same tiny audiences here in Los Angeles.

  4. idlewildsouth
    August 6, 2009 at 11:58 am

    Im noticing in that video of George Strait, there are a lot of pictures of him with his shirt untucked, sleeves rolled up. Seems like a pretty obvious variation on his typical look.

  5. Chris N.
    August 6, 2009 at 12:28 pm

    CW has always gotten letters about how much people appreciate George’s fashion sense — including the tucked-in shirts. Could be scandalous.

  6. Noeller
    August 6, 2009 at 12:40 pm

    That list of Travis Tritt songs was so lacking, it’s almost offensive to me. None of the “Trilogy” songs were in there, “Put Some Drive In Your Country”, “TROUBLE”, “More Than You’ll Ever Know”…there was a ton of stuff missing. Cripes. I’m not a huge Tritt fan, by any means, but grew up on Country in the 90s, so he’s one of those iconic acts for me, and that list is just flat out wrong.

    /rant.

  7. Vicki
    August 6, 2009 at 12:50 pm

    ..I wish I could see Miranda at the Ryman. Have to check out that date.

    Thank God Ashley Monroe was brought up again. That girl can write and has a very unique country voice. I hope someone gives her a deal.

  8. Nicolas
    August 6, 2009 at 1:29 pm

    Wow, this is amazing news! I hope I’ll get to see the performances on YouTube or something, since I won’t be able to go…

    I’m also very pleased to see that Miranda’s new album will have 15 songs – amazing! Most albums these days are lucky to have 11 tracks.

    Despite all this, very disappointed that “Dead Flowers” was unsuccessful at radio… as it was clearly one of the best singles put out this year.

  9. Dr. No
    August 6, 2009 at 1:35 pm

    Could George Strait’s “dishelved” look be a shot at the acts that overemphasize fashion/looks/etc over actual talent? You know, like 95% of the acts out there?

  10. Dr. No
    August 6, 2009 at 1:36 pm

    I meant to say “disheveled.”

  11. idlewildsouth
    August 6, 2009 at 4:43 pm

    I think, assuming its intentional, its probably more an attempt at displaying personality. Considering this record will probably be reflective of his true personality than we’ve seen in a long time, given that he co-wrote a few of the songs.

  12. Stewman
    August 7, 2009 at 11:58 am

    Glad to see Luke Bryan “doin his thing”. Im sure this album is “more personal” and the artistic leap he was looking to take on this record.
    Rick I had to laugh about “thang”. because you know there was a probably an all day meeting and power point presentation about the merits of “thing vs thang”.

  13. Judy
    August 9, 2009 at 6:35 am

    I personally can’t wait for Carrie Underwood’s new single to come out this summer off of her new CD, that is to be released on Nov. 3rd. From what I understand she has worked very hard on this CD. amd has written, or co-written alot of the material on it.

  14. Dan Poltrictzky
    August 10, 2009 at 8:27 pm

    Yeah, it very upsetting that “Dead Flowers” didn’t do as well but i have heard Miranda’s “White Liar” and it is very great according to me. I really like it.

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