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Tuesday, July 10, 2012

CD review: Zac Brown Band, 'Uncaged'

CD review: Zac Brown Band, There's a fine line between taking it easy and becoming a bore - and the Zac Brown Band keeps stumbling across it. Starting with their 2008 breakthrough single “Chicken Fried” (and its album, “Homegrown”), this Grammy-grabbing, multi-platinum, more
New York Daily News ( 7/10/2012 11:43:34 AM -08:00 )

Zac Brown Band, 'Uncaged': Track-by-Track Review
Zac Brown Band, by Chuck Dauphin, Nashville | July 10, 2012 1:55 EDT Which tracks on "Overexposed" are immediate highlights? Check out our track-by-track take on Maroon 5's latest. Which songs on "Living Things" are among Linkin Park's best work? more
Billboard ( 7/10/2012 9:55:44 AM -08:00 )

Zac Brown Band, Hank Williams Jr. Lead New Releases
Zac Brown Band, Hank Williams Jr. Lead New ReleasesThe Zac Brown Band's Uncaged and Hank Williams Jr.'s Old School, New Rules lead the list of new country releases on Tuesday (July 10). The Zac Brown Band's new album includes their current single, "The Wind." It is their first project with their newest more
CMT.com ( 7/10/2012 9:54:23 AM -08:00 )

'Uncaged' by Zac Brown Band among new CD releases for the week of July 9
Here's a list of some new CD releases for the week of July 9: Aesop _ "Rock Skelethon" Beak _ "Beak II" Clare and the Reasons _ "KR-51" Delicate Steve _ "Positive Force" Dirty Projectors _ "Swing Lo Magellan" Duran Duran _ "A Diamond in the Mind" The more
Winnipeg Free Press ( 7/10/2012 9:13:31 AM -08:00 )

Zac Brown Band's 'Uncaged' review: A winner
Zac Brown BandMusic Newsday > Entertainment Print Aa Zac Brown Band's 'Uncaged' review: A winner Originally published: July 9, 2012 4:43 PM Updated: July 10, 2012 11:13 AM By GLENN GAMBOA glenn.gamboa@newsday.com Surprises are increasingly rare in the music industry more
Newsday ( 7/10/2012 7:39:57 AM -08:00 )

Zac Brown Band, Uncaged
Zac Brown Band, UncagedThe Zac Brown Band delivers a message with the title of its new album, Uncaged — and the songs back up that statement. Although still likely to be described as a country band, the Georgia group purposely, and admirably, avoids current Nashville more
Hindustan Times ( 7/10/2012 5:59:17 AM -08:00 )

Tuesday Tunes: Spotlight on Zac Brown Band
Tuesday Tunes: Spotlight on Zac Brown BandOn his band's third major-label studio album, “Uncaged,” Brown enlists the songwriting talents of a good chunk of the Southern Ground roster. Sonia Leigh, Nic Cowan and Levi Lowrey join usual partner Wyatt Durrette throughout the album, as does Jason more
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog) ( 7/10/2012 3:02:24 AM -08:00 )

Review: Zac Brown Band show diversity on new CD
Zac Brown Band, ''Uncaged'' (Southern Ground/Atlantic) The Zac Brown Band delivers a message with the title of its new album, ''Uncaged'' — and the songs back up that statement. Although still likely to be described as a country band, the Georgia group more
Boston.com ( 7/9/2012 10:36:16 PM -08:00 )

Album review: Zac Brown Band's 'Uncaged'
The Zac Brown Band aims mighty hard to please, in its sweat-drenched shows and to a large degree on the group's first two albums. That makes the more relaxed tone of “Uncaged,” the southern rock outfit's third studio outing, modestly refreshing. more
Los Angeles Times ( 7/9/2012 5:38:12 PM -08:00 )

Zac Brown Band breaks free on 'Uncaged'
Zac Brown Band breaks free on Zac Brown of the Zac Brown Band performing at the 2012 CMA Music Festival. By Rick Diamond, Getty Images Zac Brown Band, Uncaged * * * * (out of four) COUNTRY Depending on how you choose to look at it, the Zac Brown Band is the most creative act in more
USA TODAY ( 7/9/2012 3:35:01 PM -08:00 )

Quick Spins: 'Uncaged' by Zac Brown Band
Zac Brown Band Uncaged The Georgia-born Zac Brown Band is country music's answer to the Dave Matthews Band: seven schleppy Everydude virtuosos who graduated from the frat-rock bar circuit to multi-platinum stardom thanks to a knack for crafting more
Washington Post ( 7/9/2012 2:50:44 PM -08:00 )

Zac Brown Band "Uncaged" review
Music Newsday > Entertainment Print Aa Zac Brown Band "Uncaged" review Published: July 9, 2012 4:43 PM By GLENN GAMBOA glenn.gamboa@newsday.com Surprises are increasingly rare in the music industry -- well, good surprises anyway. The Zac Brown Band, more
Newsday ( 7/9/2012 12:58:08 PM -08:00 )

Blast From the Past: Seduction sizzles during short-lived freestyle dance
Blast From the Past: Seduction sizzles during short-lived freestyle danceBy Mario Tarradell / Music Critic Four huge pop and dance singles came from Seduction's "Nothing Matters Without Love." (Vendetta/A&M Records) In late 1989, at the height of the freestyle dance music movement, New York City female singing trio more
Dallas Morning News (subscription) (blog) ( 7/9/2012 10:25:39 AM -08:00 )

Love Zac Brown Band? Show us with a sign on July 13
Love Zac Brown Band? Show us with a sign on July 13Are you planning to see the group perform live on TODAY on July 13? Believe you can you make the best sign? Then make sure to come to the plaza this Friday with your Zac Brown Band sign because we'll be scanning the crowd for the most creative of the more
msnbc.com ( 7/9/2012 4:32:37 AM -08:00 )

Today in music videos: Mike Judge investigates Robo Rednecks with the Zac
Today in music videos: Mike Judge investigates Robo Rednecks with the Zacby Caitie Kealy July 10, 2012 The Zac Brown Band has already taught the world a great deal about what items pair well: fried chicken, cold beer, Friday night, well-fitting denim, and radio tunes. This is reasoning at its finest. more
A.V. Club New York ( 7/10/2012 11:41:35 AM -08:00 )

Zac Brown Band, 'Uncaged' Album Fuses Styles, Defies Convention
In spite of their unconventional approach to music, the Zac Brown Band has become one of country music's most successful groups of the past several years. Out today (July 10), is Uncaged, the brand-new album from the 2010 Grammy winners for Best New more
The Boot ( 7/10/2012 10:07:12 AM -08:00 )

New Tunes: July 10, 2012
BY HUNTER HAUK Zac Brown Band, Uncaged – You've been previewing it for a week on iTunes; now you can actually purchase it. And you should. The layered harmonies, easy melodies, and everyman themes abound, making for one of the feel-goodiest records to more
Cowboys and Indians (blog) ( 7/10/2012 9:32:35 AM -08:00 )

Concert news: Zac Brown Band at Target Center in November
Multiplatinum country stars the Zac Brown Band will return to town Nov. 10 to headline Target Center in downtown Minneapolis. Tickets are $69.50 to $31.50 and will go on sale at 10 am Friday, July 13, through Ticketmaster. more
Pioneer Press ( 7/10/2012 9:13:05 AM -08:00 )

Review: Zac Brown Band doesn't tweak their proven recipes for 'Uncaged'
By Sean Daly, Times Pop Music Critic A talented dogpile of good-time country jammers, the Zac Brown Band has reached the point where making hit songs doesn't matter anymore. That's a compliment — sort of. Much like Dave Matthews and Jimmy Buffett, more
Tampabay.com ( 7/10/2012 8:57:00 AM -08:00 )

Zac Brown Band to play Virginia Beach Oct. 11; tickets on sale July 13
By Sam McDonald The Zac Brown Band has carved out a nice niche for itself. Part country troubadours, part jam band, part campfire acoustic pop act, the group has succeeded in discovering the lucrative middle ground between Dave Matthews and Kenny more
Daily Press (blog) ( 7/10/2012 7:19:50 AM -08:00 )