Taking a look at the top popular and country albums released this week bringing back Mr. Springsteen, getting sweet with Sugraland artist Jennifer Nettles and hearing from Johnny Cash’s daughter Rosanne Cash.
Bruce Springsteen releases his 18th studio album. Released two years after his last album High Hopes is a collection of cover songs, out-takes and re-imagined versions of tracks from past albums, EP’s and tours.
Genre: Rock, alternative rock, funk rock
Producer: Ron Aniello, Brendan O’Brien, Bruce Springsteen
Taking a break from her Grammy-winning country duo Sugarland, Jennifer Nettles channels her inner ’70s singer-songwriter for her 1st solo album, “That Girl”. The 11 tracks — all written or co-written by Nettles and friends like Sara Bareilles and Butch Walker, and includes a cover of Bob Seger’s “Like a Rock”.
Label: Mercury Nashville
Producer: Rick Rubin
Write You a Song is the debut album by American country music artist Jon Pardi. The 28-year-old from Dixon, California released his debut single “Missin’ You Crazy” at number 58 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart in April 2012 and reached a peak at number 29.
Label: Capitol Nashville
Producer: Bart Butler and Jon Pardi
In 2008, Roseanne Cash helped with a project to restore the childhood home of her father, Johnny Cash. In the process, she and her husband took some car trips throughout the South, soaking up history and music. The creative result is her 13th album, The River & The Thread.
Label: Blue Note
Producer: John Leventhal