I’ve been writing about roots music for 20 years, and have been assembling self-indulgent ‘favourite roots albums of the year’ lists for most of that time. While always a pleasant challenge, this year’s list was the most difficult for me to assemble. COVID-19 kept me even more tied to my remote music world this year,… Continue reading Fervor Coulee’s Favourite Roots Albums of 2020
Tag: Chris Stapleton
Crystal Shawanda- Voodoo Woman review
Crystal Shawanda Voodoo Woman New Sun Records/CrystalShawanda.co Since her debut on both the Canadian and American country charts, it has been obvious that Crystal Shawanda could sing. Recording largely formulistic, and at times bombastic, country-pop, Shawanda found limited success as a mainstream country singer, touring in support of Brad Paisley across Canada, for example, and… Continue reading Crystal Shawanda- Voodoo Woman review
Gold…In A Way- The SteelDrivers, featuring Chris Stapleton
Over at Fervor Coulee Bluegrass, I’ve posted an update to my 2008 review of The SteelDrivers’ debut album. Gold…In A Way is a semi-regular thing I do where I look back on a favoured bluegrass release. I was prompted to do this one by Chris Stapleton’s absolutely unexpected crowning as the CMA’s Male Vocalist of… Continue reading Gold…In A Way- The SteelDrivers, featuring Chris Stapleton
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