Big Day in a Small Town

Brandy Clark - Big Day in a Small Town
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June 10, 2016 / Release Date
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Warner Bros. / Label
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Aggressive and big-grinned, sophomore album Big Day in a Small Town sounds fantastic; it’s often a superb piece of recorded music, designed to move people and make them feel things.

Rolling Stone
Its sequel, and proper major label debut, ups the ante: It's music tooled alternately for stadiums and songwriting circles, commercial and public radio, line-dance bars and coffee shops.
Even better than her debut, Clark makes one of the best country albums of the year. This is a songwriters' album if I've ever heard one; some of the year’s best songwriting is captured in Clark’s stunning character sketches. Encapsulates small town life as effectively as imaginable, not condescendingly but still brutally honest, and unafraid to turn inward as well. The first half of the album is quite strong, but from song five on, Clark sends you through an emotional rollercoaster ... read more
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Track List

  1. Soap Opera
  2. Girl Next Door
  3. Homecoming Queen
  4. Broke
  5. You Can Come Over
  6. Love Can Go to Hell
  7. Big Day in a Small Town
  8. Three Kids No Husband
  9. Daughter
  10. Drinkin', Smokin', Cheatin'
  11. Since You've Gone to Heaven
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