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Gwenyth Paltrow's new country song

EW’s first take on ”Country Strong”

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While Carrie Underwood isn’t exactly quaking in her multiplatinum boots, Paltrow’s single ”Country Strong” isn’t bad. (The track comes from the actress’ drama of the same name, out Dec. 22, in which she plays a fallen Nashville star staging a comeback.) Her twangy redemption song is long on cornpone cliché — she’s strong! like the ground she grew up on! — but Paltrow sings it with tuneful assurance. B