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  • Love and War (Arista Nashville, 2017)
  • Moonshine in the Trunk (Arista Nashville, 2014)
  • This is Country (Arista Nashville, 2011)

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When a singer's career is doing well and on the rise, life is good. But life also brings its pressures - can the upward trajectory continue when a new album is out? Will the fans accept it? Such has been the case for country traditionalist Brad Paisley, who just released his fourth disc, "Time Well Wasted. And he is off to not too shabby a start either. The record far exceeded sales of any his previous albums thanks to 192,000 sold the first week out and being the second biggest selling album in the country the week it was released in mid-August. Having a big hit single with the rowdy, yet serious, "Alcohol" hasn't hurt either.  ...
This deep into his career, Brad Paisley probably could be accused of having a little mud on the tires. Not only is that the title of his third album - and his first to hit the top of the charts - but maybe it was his experience that enabled Paisley to finish the recording quickly. "With this one, we were trying to get it done more than anything," says Paisley in a phone interview from eastern Tennessee, explaining his goals for the album. "I think what probably shaped what became of this  ...
If anyone should be considered the poster boy for traditional country music today, it's Brad Paisley. The West Virginian has made no secret whatsoever about his love of old school country, the Grand Ole Opry and the folks who he thinks made the music great. He may wear a hat, but Paisley has never been considered part of the erstwhile hat pack brigade. When Paisley was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in February, The Possum, George Jones, wrote a letter, stating, "When Randy Travis came  ...
It used to be that when a teenager decided he wanted a career in country music, he'd enroll in the school of hard knocks. After years of playing in honky-tonks and knocking on doors, maybe he'd get his big break. But one way or the other, he'd learn about the business. The modern youngster can enroll in a real school to learn about the business. Brad Paisley is the latest graduate of the music business program at Nashville's Belmont University to make it as a country singer. (Trisha Yearwood was the first to rise to prominence.)  ...

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