The lyrics of country music are stories of heartbreak and small towns, of high schools crushes and hard times -- of nights where we drink too much, and the way we feel when we fall in love. It's the soundtrack to life in many parts of America.
For her new album, Diane Schurr says: "The one thing that I did purposefully on this was, number one, not to do it with a twang, and number two, I wanted it to please both people that are into country and people that are into jazz."
Here in the U.S., Wild Palms' Until Spring will debut on April 12th, but HuffPost has been given the premiere of the single "To The Lighthouse" presented here, airing for the first time in this territory.
Maybe "Net Neutrality" doesn't sound like the most exciting "trending topic" or slogan to wear on a trucker hat or ironic Tee. But don't let bad marketing make such a high-stakes issue seem inaccessible, or even irrelevant.
The album still kicks its multi-hit, multi-platinum predecessor's ass, alternating between big guitar'd, Creed-inspired grunge-a-longs and country-bred, beer hall breakup ballads across its twelve powerful tracks.