GAC Album Review: Bucky Covington’s Good Guys

Five years after his self-titled debut, Bucky Covington is set to release his sophomore album, Good Guys, on September 11. Like his sound and style, which offers a warm mixture of ’70s country paired with a contemporary radio-ready feel, the new project is a mixture of old and new. In early 2010, Bucky was working [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Rascal Flatts’ Changed

In many ways, the idea of being changed is appropriate for Rascal Flatts at this point in their career. When their longtime label Lyric Street Records shut its doors in Spring 2010, Rascal Flatts quickly partnered with current label home Big Machine Records and released the album, Nothing Like This, by that Thanksgiving. Throw in [...] Read More

2010 Rewind: No. 12 — Rascal Flatts Weathers Disney Shutdown

A dismal, sluggish economy was central to every part of American life in 2010, and it certainly had an effect on Music Row. Nowhere was it more obvious than when Disney shut down the Lyric Street Records office in April, creating turmoil in the lives of several artists, including Rascal Flatts. The Lyric Street closing and all that it represented is the No. 1 story among country music’s one dozen most important stories of the year. Read More