Lindsay Ell, ‘Trippin’ On Us’ — Single Review

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Lindsay Ell perfectly melds two worlds together, that of blues and country-rock, on her official debut single "Trippin' On Us." As the lead-in to her forthcoming debut set, projected for a fall release, the singer-songwriter channels her inner Jimi Hendrix into a special brand of female empowerment. Falling somewhere between Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood, Ell isn't afraid of taking chances and experimenting within the lines.

Co-written with her good friends Vicky McGeHee and David Fanning, she has "better things to do than cry, cry, no I won't." With sweet inflection, her sass pours through the story, a not-your-typical-love-anthem kind of structure.

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Kevin & Melody Williamson on what’s wrong with the mainstream and the bold song ‘There’s No Country Here’–EXCLUSIVE

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One 15-year-old isn't afraid to take bro-country head on. Melody Williamson, a member of the Nashville-based family band Williamson Branch, recently penned a song called "There's No Country Here," in which she boldly describes exactly what's wrong with mainstream country radio. She might be part of the target demographic Music Row continues to try to woo, but that doesn't mean she likes what's happening.

While the males were busy releasing songs about "tractors, truck and beer," it has been the females that have been pushing the envelope and examining the human experience. "If it’s up to me, they will," Melody tells NashvilleGab of the females doing the changing.

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Bucky Covington and fiance expecting first baby

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A baby is on the way for American Idol alum Bucky Covington and his fiancée, Monarch Publicity’s Katherine Cook! The couple, who have been inseparable since they met in early 2007 and became engaged in 2010, just found out they will become three with the arrival of their first child this fall. The pair broke the news earlier today on People.com.
 
“We are so excited to share this news with friends and family! Expecting a child really puts things into perspective. I hope the baby gets my legs, and her patience! Haha!” shares the soon-to-be-father, Bucky Covington.

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