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Posts Tagged: Garth Brooks
Cigarettes After Sex are at the Ace Hotel on Friday, at the Fonda Theatre on Saturday
Not to be trusted
Garth Brooks sticks to his guns.
what politics has rendered suspect, country music can repair.
No streaming or MP3s.
a lot of greatests and a lot of hits
the good ole boy beer chasing anthem
white soul music
‘it’s what you do’
At $5 from Amazon, an absolute steal
I can’t find a fault with it
more heavily acoustic, less tearing around the stage
The first time in nearly 20 years
‘When I decided it was time to ‘go digital’ I didn’t find an existing way that really fit how I wanted to do it,’ declared Brooks to Newsok, ‘I shared my dream with some amazing minds and together have created something really special – GhostTunes.com. This is a site that treats music with the utmost respect,
1.3M and counting for Beyonce and except for the tenacious Ms. Clarkson who keeps it wrapped in red even after Santa has been and gone, everybody else is moldy left overs.
I really love it when an artistic success is a popular success and looking at my list of fave albums, well, even Yeezus didn’t sell that much. Beyonce is a beacon of artistic integrity and musical kismet. A complete triumph to end 2013.
Beyonce is head and shoulders above the rest with a ridiculous 750K + units moved at fifteen bucks a pop and no overhead, no publicity, all digital. Brooks is quite impressive with his non-digital release. It might be more last hurrah than new paradigm but as hurrahs go, I’m impressed.
the Garth Brooks Walmart only 6 CD, 2 DVD box set, with four albums of Brooks covers, his greatest hits album from 2007 and a live special that aired on CBS on DVD. Whatever future CDs have, it will be something like this
As rap and grunge music became more popular in the early ‘90s, a large white audience shifted away from Top 40 and contemporary rock music toward country radio. Nobody benefited more from this than Garth Brooks. As the decade went on, hit machines like Faith Hill and Shania Twain sounded more like pop stars than traditional Nashville acts