7 Country Music Albums I Couldn’t Turn Off

2014 produced some mega, all-out wonderful albums. Albums that will go down in history and be talked about for decades. Country Outfitter Style chose our Top Country Albums of the Year, but we couldn’t settle there. Those albums were epic and wonderful. However, there was more to be said. 7 Country Music Albums I Couldn’t … Read more

Best Country Music Albums of 2014

“A great album can change your life,” Hunter Hayes said as he introduced the Album of the Year nominees at this year’s inaugural American Country Countdown Awards. For all intents, he’s absolutely right. Ultimately, he handed the first-ever honor to Eric Church‘s The Outsiders: a boldly contemporary blend of southern-rock and pop-country. By definition, it … Read more

10 Best Songs About The Good Old Days

Country music in 2014 was as much about remembering the past as it was about living in the moment. It’s human nature to want to replay all those happy, fuzzy memories like a home movie in our minds. Whether it is the smell of grandma’s cinnamon apple pie or the condensation from an ice cold … Read more

7 Best Onstage Collaborations of 2014

As we near the end of 2014, it’s only fitting that Country Outfitter Style shares a few of those classic, end of the year lists with you. But, we’re kind of bored with the typical end of the year lists, so we’re putting our own spin on a few!  2014 was the Year of the … Read more

10 Most Powerful Songs of 2014

It’s easy to get lost on mainstream terrestrial radio, peppered with groovy beats, red-dirt stories and party anthems. But often times, the best music never sees the light of day at radio. In 2014, many of the should-be-hits were hidden away on some truly great records, for only diehard fans to enjoy. Country Outfitter Style … Read more

Album Review: Lee Ann Womack ‘The Way I’m Livin”

Given the natural ebb and flow of the country music industry, it’s not too far-fetched for the format’s top-notch artist to bend their creative synergy to fit the mold of current trends. But for Lee Ann Womack, she summons country music to follow her lead, instead. With the release of The Way I’m Livin’ (hoisted … Read more

Lee Ann Womack’s Video for “The Way I’m Livin'”

(This has to be asked– was this shot in the same house Reba McEntire’s “Fancy” was shot in?) When you’ve got a voice like Lee Ann Womack it’s hard to focus on anything but her voice. However, the video for “The Way I’m Livin’” does just that. In one moment you think you’re watching a … Read more

Lee Ann Womack Meets Up with John Legend at the Crossroads

Here’s the thing about good music– you can identify it by almost anything other than its genre. Meaning, you don’t have to be a fan of R&B to recognize that John Legend is talented. And you don’t have to know that Lee Ann Womack has won a GRAMMY to recognize that she can sing. Good … Read more

Playlist: The Best Of Lee Ann Womack

As one of the finest storytellers in country music history, Lee Ann Womack returned this week with her darkly-wrapped, traditional-leaning album The Way I’m Livin‘. It’s a stalwart collection of 13 evenly-matched, organic tales (sampled on the set’s devilish title offering) of real life emotions—her first disc in six years, since Call Me Crazy (2008). … Read more

Lee Ann Womack: The Way I’m Livin

Though it’s been a few years since Lee Ann Womack has released a new album, she’s back with a new soulful, acoustic, folksy tune, “The Way I’m Livin’,” the title track from a new album set to release in September. Womack recently told the Wall Street Journal, “Real roots music, whether it’s country or bluegrass, … Read more