The Malta Independent 24 November 2017, Friday


Miley Cyrus packs out honky-tonk for release of new album

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 10:35 Last update: about 24 days ago Associated Press

Pop star Miley Cyrus returned to her Tennessee roots, musically and geographically, for the release of her new album "Younger Now" with a hometown performance at Nashville honky-tonk. Cyrus...

Travis Meadows lays it out there with hard-won grit

Sunday, 29 October 2017, 09:22 Last update: about 30 days ago Associated Press

On two different cuts from his new release, "First Cigarette," singer-songwriter Travis Meadows acknowledges his voracious appetites. "I've been hungry like a stray dog in an old abandoned town,"...

Shania is back with her own brand of country pop

Saturday, 28 October 2017, 15:18 Last update: about 30 days ago Associated Press

When Shania Twain declares on her new album, "I'm independent to a fault, I know this well," she's singing about love, but she could be talking about her career as well. Twain broke a lot of the...

Robert Plant continues his musical shape-shifting

Friday, 27 October 2017, 15:15 Last update: about 30 days ago Associated Press

The question hangs over an interview with Robert Plant, an obligation for the journalist and a depressing inevitability for his subject. Might as well get it over with. Are you ever going to make...

Richard Thompson digs deep for "Acoustic Rarities"

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 11:14 Last update: about 30 days ago Associated Press

Richard Thompson's "Acoustic Rarities" complements the Englishman's two volumes of "Acoustic Classics," one from 2014 and the second released just months ago. The album is a high-quality...

JD McPherson updates classic rock and roll sounds

Saturday, 21 October 2017, 10:43 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

JD McPherson writes and performs songs steeped in the sounds of classic rock and roll, updated with thrilling sonic details that place his third album, "Undivided Heart & Soul," firmly in the...

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