Are you a fan of traditional-sounding country? Lamenting that the genre has gotten just too poppy or rocky or outlaw-y or...whatever...for your personal taste?
You're far from alone. And, I'm sure by now that you've been clued into new artist Craig Campbell, who's been making news on the country charts this year with his single "Family Man," and just released his debut album on Tuesday. Campbell's back-to-basics style was honed the old-fashioned way--by practicing plenty of years on stage in Nashville honky-tonks to appreciative crowds.
Now that he's finally cracked the big time--his self-titled release is produced by Keith Stegall, who's worked with Alan Jackson and the Zac Brown Band--critics are uniformly praising his sound, which really does ring with the genuine groundedness true country fans are lamenting is missing in their favorite music today.
Campbell's introduction to the charts, "Family Man," also provided him with an unlikely crossover advantage--a hook to folks who mayRead More »from A Quick Chat With ‘Family Man’ Craig Campbell