Uncle Kracker has been singing the virtues of life's simple pleasures since the mid-2000s, and his new single 'Blue Skies' falls obediently in line. It's a feel-good, mid-tempo, country-rock song that, despite its similarity to everything else he's released to country radio over the last half-decade, feels pretty dang good.
Tuesday's Showdown came down to the final few phone calls on Taste of Country Nights radio, with country superstars Rascal Flatts' new song 'Changed' pulling ahead in the final few minutes to top Chris Janson's 'Better I Don't.' The two-night champion will sit on the sidelines today and watch Gary LeVox and company take on a new challenger today.
Little Big Town's new song 'Tornado' has bested new singles from two of country music's biggest stars. Today, and tonight on Taste of Country Nights radio, the quartet's single will go up against a man best known for his success in the pop-rock world. Uncle Kracker will need his fans from both country and pop to support 'Nobody's Sad on a Saturday Night' if he wants a show at moving on to round No
With his last album, 2009′s ‘Happy Hour,’ Uncle Kracker scored his first country hit — the top 10 track ‘Smile’ — so conventional wisdom would dictate that he’d continue courting a country audience with his upcoming release, ‘Postcards from Home.’
But then again, his career has never been conventional — and as he told Billboard during a recent interview, he doesn’t see any reason to start now.