This week's list of new songs isn't heavy on the superstars but this doesn't mean it isn't packed with equally good (or better) talent. This week Chuck Dauphin gives us his thoughts on 10 new tracks from artists like Craig Morgan, Gracia Harrison, Darden Smith, Granger Smith, Sarah Darling and more!
The Rankin Twins - "Holdin’ Pattern" (Independent):
Light and lively. A showcase for two of the format’s freshest new voices. Drew Womack’s harmonies knock this one for a home run!
Sarah Darling - "Little Umbrellas" (Aristo/RED):
Funky yet sweet. The PERFECT song for summer. I love it! Sing along....and loud!
Stephanie Quayle - "Stand Back" (Independent):
Girl Power for the new generation. Bouncy and Quayle delivers plenty of personality!
Granger Smith - "Silverado Bench Seat" (Thirty Tigers):
Smith delivers a well-performed romantic number that could very well be his ticket to the fast lane.
Green River Ordinance - "If It Ain’t Love: (Independent):
Very organic yet strong. It’s got an incredible flow to it. Harmony works well.
Justine Blazer - "Amen For The Weeekend" (JustBlaze Records):
Rockin’ with plenty of energy. A perfect song for the dance clubs on Friday night.
Craig Morgan - "Wake Up Lovin’ You" (Black River):
Craig Morgan has released some fine material in his career. This just might be his best. The production sizzles, but he uses his voice as an emotional instrument as never before!
Gracia Harrison - "Table 32" (Independent):
Stunning piece of work from one of Country’s newcomers. Harrison’s vocal emotes plenty of emotion, and she proves herself as “one to watch.”
Clinton Gregory - “Your Smile” (Melody Round-Up Records):
Clinton Gregory has lived many lives, and he reaches deep within for the emotional wisdom of this track.
Darden Smith - “Love Calling” (Compass Records):
Long considered one of Nashville’s top talents, Darden Smith releases a tune that mixes Country, Pop, Jazz, and Blues – all to sonic perfection!