This past week has seen us country fans being treated to some great new music from the likes of Jimmie Allen, Courtney Marie Andrews, and more. And here we bring you a review of our top 5 country single releases this week.
1: Jimmie Allen – Best Shot
Jimmie Allen’s new single ‘Best Shot’ first found its way to our ears back in October last year, as it was featured on Allen’s self-titled debut EP, but it has now been officially released to radio and is the latest single to be released off the record. It’s definitely has single potential; this gorgeous stripped back ballad is a truly breathtaking country song that makes you fall in love with the genre. Jimmie Allen is a very exciting talent and we predict that 2018 is going to be huge for him.
2: Courtney Marie Andrews – Kindness Of Strangers
Courtney Marie Andrews is one of the most exciting talents we currently have in the UK country music scene, and with her latest single ‘Kindness Of Strangers’, she has solidified her place as one of our top female talents. This track has a gorgeous stripped back arrangement that allows Andrews’ stunning vocals to shine and it is without doubt her best release to date. She just keeps on getting better and better.
3: Jean Nolan – Wise Man
Jean Nolan is back with his brand new single ‘Wise Man’. The track has beautiful guitar riffs, which are infused seamlessly with Nolan’s gorgeous gravel tone vocals making this is a real standout from the country music star. It’s a really soulful song that highlights everything that is good about Nolan’s vocal range and it has all the potential to become a real success across the world.
4: Just Zoe – Hometown Showdown
Country music singer/songwriter Just Zoe – AKA Zoe Hodges has released her debut single ‘Hometown Showdown to great success. The single is already a bestseller on Amazon’s Country Singles Chart and fans and critics alike are loving this super catchy toe-tapping country belter of a track. Zoe’s vocals are sweet without being sickly and the pop infused production adds another level to this stellar release. Just Zoe is definitely one to watch out for this year.
5: Jessie James Decker – Flip My Hair
US country-pop sensation Jessie James Decker is back with her infectious new single ‘Flip My Hair’. It’s not for the country music purist, as it features very little country influences, but it does have a sensational hook, and an incredibly catchy chorus that will get stuck in your head for days. The latest single from Jessie could see her become a breakout mainstream success, as it has all the qualities pop radio looks for.