Saturday, February 9, 2013
This Weeks' Awesome "Nashville" Song
Okay, I like the show, "Nashville". At first, I figured it to be your typical nighttime soap; and yup, it's a soap, but I don't necessarily think it's typical. It's the music, stupid (I admonish myself).
It's the story, too, though. Connie Britton is a great actress, but I find her character, Rayna, to be supremely unlikeable. Can't blame her husband for wanting to divorce her. Rayna is all about Rayna.
The character I first thought I would thoroughly hate turns out to be the one I like the best; Juliette, played by Hayden Panettiere. She's interesting; and she's confused; and she's finding her way. She's a brat sometimes, but I gradually learned the reasons why.
And granted, not all the music is great. But some of it is. I wait for the great moments. This song is one of those (written by Ashley Monroe and Brendan Benson; performed here by Ashley Monroe):
I've got about three songs in my pocket (figuratively) from Nashville, the show. There are other good ones, but just three so far I think are great. Three? I wouldn't hear three great songs on country radio if I listened for three straight years.
Oh, and by the way, Scarlett is a pain in the ass.
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