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Brand New Me

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Brand New Me

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
John Michael Montgomery
genre:
Country

We gave it a B-

At a time when most Nashville roads lead to L.A., John Michael Montgomery mixes his poppy love ballads with old-fashioned country songs about grateful sons and bus trips to Birmingham. The pleasant sampler Brand New Me is at turns affecting and predictable, but Montgomery might do well to take a nod from kid brother Eddie (of Montgomery Gentry) and put new swing in his old country step. B-

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