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'Damn Country Music' by Tim McGraw: EW review

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Danny Clinch

Damn Country Music

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
release date:
11/06/15
performer:
Tim McGraw
music label:
81177
genre:
Country

We gave it a B

With more than 40 million albums sold, the country king isn’t giving in to Nashville trends, so on his 14th studio LP, McGraw does what he damn well pleases: The album avoids bro country for slow-rolling soul-searchers and uplifting soft-rockers. While he’s not taking risks—even a duet with daughter Gracie is a lovely echo of his classic songs with wife Faith Hill—these tunes are as comfy as a pair of worn Lucchese boots. B