Articles about 'country'

New review: Nashville

As a drama about two women in the spotlight, More4’s Nashville has arguably been subject to a few gleeful expectations. Predictably, one of these has been evident in the critics’...

Holly Combe // 3 April 2013

Categories: Blog

A country mile ahead

The potential for conflict in Nashville has been seized on by critics but there is much more to the show than warring women and Southern stereotypes, says Sophie Mayer

Sophie Mayer //

Categories: Television

Song of the day: The Stone Poneys – Different Drum

A polyamorous plea performed by the "first female rock superstar" Linda Ronstadt

Holly Combe // 9 August 2012

Categories: Blog

New review: Melissa James

I first heard about Melissa James when she got in touch with a women’s radio group e-mail forum that I receive occasional updates from. She sent a message as an...

Holly Combe // 15 June 2012

Categories: Blog

Dawn of a new talent

Melissa James's debut album Day Dawns moves through a diverse range of styles, including jazz, blues, torch singing and country. Helen G finds an understated gem from a singer with a voice able to carry all this off with assurance and maturity

Helen G // 14 June 2012

Categories: Music, Reviews

Kitty Wells Dresses: Songs of the Queen of Country Music

Helen G reviews Laura Cantrell's collection of covers of songs by Kitty Wells, the first female country star to release a long-playing record

Helen G // 10 June 2011

Categories: Music, Reviews

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