LYRICinterviews: Kenny Foster On Life, Pain & The Whole Crazy Truth

One of the strongest independent releases of 2017 is Kenny Foster’s ‘Deep Cuts’. An authentic, meaningful look at life and at the human condition. We were lucky enough to speak to Kenny recently and chat about life and music.    ‘Deep Cuts’ is such a terrific piece of work. A lot of love has gone […]

Your Hottest Country Playlist: 10 Surprising Songs Written by Chris Stapleton

So, ‘Traveller’ put Chris Stapleton on the map and you wept tears of joy at his appearance at the C2C Festival back in 2016 but did you know that Chris has been writing songs for other Nashville artists for years.   Our playlist this week showcases some of the the other songs that Stapleton has written for […]

LYRICreviews: Jess & The Bandits – ‘Smoke And Mirrors’

The second album from popular UK band, Jess & the Bandits sees them expanding their sound and intentions as lead singer, Jess Clemmons, explores her inner gospel infused Adele side.   When Jess and the Bandits released their acclaimed debut album, ‘Here We Go Again’ back in 2015 the UK was ripe for such a strong, […]

LYRICinterviews: Mo Pitney On ‘Behind This Guitar’, Moving To Nashville & His UK Tour

Since the release of his accomplished debut album ‘Behind This Guitar’, Mo Pitney has been making friends and earning fans with his soulful approach to Country music. He tours the UK for the first time next month.   Lovely to speak to you Mo, Are you looking forward to the UK tour? You bet! At the […]

Your Hottest Country Playlist: July 24th

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Some cool new music around from both UK and American artists this week. Representing the UK on our playlist this week is the new song “Devil’ from The Wandering Hearts. ‘Devil’ is the follow up song to the lovely, ‘I Wish I Could’ and sees the band rocking up Fleetwood Mac style on a track […]

Tearin’ It Up – Your Weekly Country Round Up: July 22nd

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It may be the summer holidays with people jetting off left, right and centre but the Country music world doesn’t stop, here’s this week’s news from Nashville.   It turned out to be all about the song Monday afternoon (July 17) when a throng of music bizzers gathered at FGL House in downtown Nashville to […]

Your Hottest Country Playlist: July 17th

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Some great new music around this week from established artists and new ones alike. Our first track is from a new artist, Kenny Foster, whose album, ‘Deep Cuts’, has blown us away this week. ‘Stand’ is the opening song on the album and is one of the best songs we’ve heard in 2017. Hope you […]

Tearin’ It Up – Your Weekly Country Round Up: July 14th

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Lots of excitement in the UK this week about the additions to the Country Music Week happening in London during early October. Check out the full line up here: http://www.countrymusicweek.com   This time last year, Nashville‘s Charles Esten committed to one of his biggest music projects of his career with the launch of his #EverySingleFriday initiative. Since then, […]

Your Hottest Country Playlist: July 10th

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Some great new songs, from established and from newer artists, around this week. First up on the playlist is the new single from Hunter Hayes, always a favourite here at Lyric Towers. ‘Rescue’ is a worthy addition to his catalogue being a moody, mid-tempo melodic song that sounds fresh, but typically Hunter Hayes-esque at the […]

LYRICinterviews: Jess And The Bandits On The Past, The New Album & Gospel Music

Jess and the Bandits crashed onto the UK scene 2 years ago with the release of their excellent ‘Here We Go Again’ album and an intriguing backstory of how a Texan girl came to be saddled (see what we did there?) with some English blokes as a backing band. Now it’s time for album number […]