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Trent Summar signs with Palo Duro Records

Thursday, June 29, 2006 – Trent Summar has signed a deal with Palo Duro Records. "Horseshoes & Hand Grenades" is slated to be out in late September. This is Summar's second album. He had been a member of Pirates of the Mississippi, which had a hit single with "Feed Jake." Summar, who is based in Nashville, currently is on the charts as the writer of Jack Ingram's new single, "Love You."

CD reviews for Trent Summar

Horseshoes & Hand Grenades CD review - Horseshoes & Hand Grenades
Jack Ingram spent more than a decade trying to break out of Texas on the strength of his own tunes. This year, the stellar songwriter finally hit a hot streak: Ingram has scored nationally with two Top 20 country singles, "Live Wherever You Are" and "Love You." Ironically, both chart-toppers are cover songs. Next time Ingram lifts a glass, he should toast Trent Summar for the latter. "Love You," the second track here, worked so well for Ingram because the song »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Kristofferson gives insight, but no easy answers – When they say music gets better with age, they're not always just talking about songs alone; sometimes they're also referring to the listener. When Kris Kristofferson sings, "Well, I woke up Sunday morning/With no way to hold my head that didn't hurt," to smartly open "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down," he... »»»
Concert Review: No sugarcoating, Welch dishes out an experience – Gillian Welch (accompanied, as always, by master guitarist David Rawlings), celebrated her "The Harrow & The Harvest" album with a powerful night of music. She apologized many times for the utter unhappiness expressed through this album's songs, admitting it's "not the most chipper album" at one point.... »»»
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