The story goes like this: Texas teen auditions for ‘Nashville Star,’ doesn’t win but uses the experience as motivation to sharpen her pen so that she can release her own melodic country music years later. The result strikes deep; right to the bone. It’s uncomfortably close to reality for millions of Americans without offering much hope. Sound familiar?
Kacey Musgraves may have followed the same path as Miranda Lambert, but her debut single ‘Merry Go Round’ stands on its own as an honest review of the anchor that can be small town life. It’s a song for rural Americans that feel trapped by rural America. The rest of us are lucky enough to bathe in her sweet melody, assured that she’s surely not talking about us.
Read more about Kacey Musgraves at TasteOfCountry.com