Lady Antebellum – “Golden”

Lady Antebellum’s “Golden” from earlier this year offers up some good cuts. The trio had drifted into such mainstream pop territory I wondered if they’d ever find their way back to heartfelt country that has that sometimes intangible difference of authenticity over the schmaltz and glam of pop. My favourites from Golden are “Long Teenage Goodbye,” “Golden,” and “Compass” (the first single). Don’t get me wrong, this is still straight-down-the-middle pop country, it’s just of a slightly catchier and better variety than their past couple of offerings, with a good energy throughout and some solid writing and vocals.


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