Album Review: Sam Hunt Brings R&B To Country With ‘Montevallo’

Sam Hunt just wants a moment of your time with his debut full-length Montevallo, a decidedly urban-dance-country hybrid that veers far more left than it does right. Driven by “Leave the Night On,” a Friday night hook on relationships and late-night binges, the slender 10-track album bounds well beyond the reaches of even modern-day country … Read more

Eric Church’s ‘The Outsiders’ Tests The Limits Of Country

When it comes to creative freedom, Eric Church isn’t afraid to test the boundaries in fresh, electric new ways. Up until this point, he’s stayed within the confines of tradition, with only a slight dusting of southern rock. On Sinners Like Me(2006), Carolina (2009) and Chief (2011), the modern-day outlaw only hinted at his ambition, … Read more