LYRICreviews: The Wandering Hearts – ‘Wild Silence’

One of the most eagerly anticipated albums of 2018 is finally released and, oh my god, wasn’t it worth the wait? Welcome to one of your favourite albums of the year. The story of how The Wandering Hearts have reached this point is one that still gives you a modicum of faith in the record industry. When […]

Tearin’ It Up: Your Weekly Country Music Round Up – February 9th

Lots of C2C announcements and extra shows this week which, by our reckoning, finishes off the announcements for another year. Kristin Bush, Ashley McBryde and Midland are amongst the acts playing dates around England in the week after the festival. Check their website for further details.   Chris Janson‘s headlining debut at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium on […]

LYRICinterviews: Devin Dawson On Debut Album ‘Dark Horse’, Pushing Genre Boundaries & The Importance Of Lyrics

After a his mash up video of Blank Space and Style went viral, Devin Dawson began to get recognised on the country music scene, he followed by opening for Tim McGraw and Faith Hill and has now released his debut album ‘Dark Horse’. We had a chat with the musician to find out a little […]

#LYRICReviews: Top 5 Country Singles Out This Week

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 […]

LYRICinterviews: LanCo On How they Got Their Start, A No. 1 Debut Album ‘Hallelujah Nights’ & Playing C2C Festival This March

Five piece Country band Lanco burst onto the scene last year when their song, ‘Greatest Love Story’ sat on the Billboard charts for 9 months before finally reaching number 1 in December.  Debut album, ‘Hallelujah Nights’ was released to both fan and critical acclaim in January and the band will also be appearing at this […]

Your Hottest Country Playlist: C2C Radio 2 Stage Special – February 5th

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This time last week saw a massive set of announcements from the C2C Festival organisers regarding Songwriters night and the wider stages around the festival. As part of the festival Radio 2 sponsor a stage at the Indigo for up and coming artists and younger artists with a buzz about them that showcases what they can do. […]

Whiskey & Country: Raise A Glass To The Weekend Y’All!

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We’re getting ready for some weekend fun with this weeks ‘Whiskey & Country’ playlist! Starting us off is one of our favourites Old Dominion, with their song ‘No Such Thing As a Broken Heart’, if the tune alone does not get you in a good mood, we don’t know what else will! This is a […]

LYRICshowcases: The UK Americana Awards 2018

UK Americana Awards 2018 RESULTS Hackney Empire, Thursday 1st February 2018 The third annual UK Americana Awards took place at London’s Hackney Empire this week, rounding off two days of activities at this year’s AmericanaFest UK, including an evening of artist showcases in venues around Hackney on Wednesday 31st January and daytime conferences.   In a […]

Tearin’ It Up: Your Weekly Country Round Up February 2nd

LANCO is frontman Brandon Lancaster, bassist Chandler Baldwin, multi-instrumentalist Jared Hampton, drummer Tripp Howell and lead guitarist Eric Steedly. They are among CMT’s artists featured in CMT’s “18 for 2018” Listen Up program. And the beginning of their story doesn’t start with their breakout anthem “Greatest Love Story.” It involves carpet and concessions. When Keith […]

LYRICinterviews: Jillian Jacqueline On C2C Festival, The Success Of ‘Side A’ & What’s In Store This Year

2017 was a great year for Jillian Jacqueline – fan & critical acclaim alike for her EP ‘Side A’, a 15 week radio tour and even her first visit to the UK to perform during Country Music Week. The good news for us Brits is that she is back in a few weeks to appear […]