When the writers at Engine 145 reviewed "Merry Go 'Round," they didn't just call it the best debut single in country music. They deemed it "one of the best singles of the year in any genre."
Depressing yet catchy, well-written and excellently sung, ["Merry Go 'Round"]’s everything that’s good about country music, a no-nonsense song to wipe “Truck Yeah” from minds, if not charts... If this single is indicative of the music and songwriting on the record, we’re in for a real treat.
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