After last year's superb Family Man, Shooter Jennings returns with a record that's pegged to a feature film. According to his website, he plays a man on a "supernatural journey forcing him to face a darkness that has followed him longer than he can understand and a destiny that he cannot deny." Heavy.
Kacey Musgraves releases her first album with a major label after three independent releases and failing to win Nashville Star. That's what they call persistence. Her single "Merry Go Round" could be her breakthrough.
The Band Perry are reportedly working with Rick Rubin (Johnny Cash, Red Hot Chili Peppers) on this second album. It's probably a good omen that the record's lead-off single, "Better Dig Two," hit #1 in late January.
April is going to be a competitive month for country music, and Brad Paisley adds his name to the roster of heavy hitters scheduled for the cruelest month. The album, named after a baseball expression, includes the single "Southern Comfort Zone."