LYRICinterviews: Midland On Chart Success, Debut Albums & Authenticity

When your debut single goes to number 1 in the billboard charts life can get pretty hectic, but this is an overnight success that has been four years in the making for Midland. With debut album ‘On the Rocks’ making waves on both sides of the Atlantic, we were lucky enough to catch up with lead singer, Mark Wystrach, to celebrate their success and to explore recent claims that the band are lacking in authenticity and just paying at being troubadours.

LYRICinterviews: Brett Young On A Successful 2017, The UK And Touring With Lady Antebellum

Ever since his album was released at the beginning of the year (and is being re-launched in the UK this October), Brett Young has been on a rocket ride of success and critical acclaim. Having spent over a decade in L.A. paying his dues this could be one of the longest overnight sensations ever!! We […]

LYRICinterviews: C2C Festival Director Milly Olykan On What It Takes To Create A Successful Country 2 Country

With the line-up announcement for the sixth Country 2 Country Festival being announced this Friday we caught up with Milly Olykan, the festival’s director, to talk all things Country!   Did you imagine that the C2C Festival would ever become as big as it currently is when you started it back in 2013? I’d like to […]

LYRICinterviews: Liv Austen On Her Past, Present And Future

A staple on the live circuit for the past few years, singer-songwriter Liv Austen has had a great 2017 culminating in a record deal which will lead to the release of her debut album. New single, ‘The Next Time’ is released September 15th. We managed to catch up with her and chat about all the […]

LYRICinterviews: Kip Moore On The Making of ‘Slowheart’

Released on September 8th, ‘Slowheart’, the third album from Kip Moore is an open, honest and authentic slice of Country/Americana from one of the genre’s hardest working artists. We were lucky enough to catch up with Kip and talk to him about the album.   Thanks for speaking to us Kip, let’s start right at the beginning […]

LYRICinterviews: Lindsay Ell On The Runaway Success Of ‘The Project’

A presence in the music industry for a while now, it seems like singer, guitarist, song-writer Lindsay Ell has finally found a home in Nashville. Her debut album, ‘The Project’ has rocketed to the top of the charts, helped along by a well received summer tour with Brad Paisley.   Congrats on your number 1 album, ‘The Project’. Did […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

LYRICinterviews: American Young On UK Shows, Writing, Healing & The Power Of Music

American Young is an American country music duo signed to Curb Records. The duo is composed of Kristy Osmunson, formerly of the group Bomshel, and songwriter/producer Jon Stone, who writes and produces closely with many other artists, including Lee Brice. They recently toured the UK as support to High Valley and appeared at the Buckle and Boots festival last weekend. […]