Young leads country charts
Monday, October 30, 2017
– r Chris Young will have the top selling country CD when the Billboard charts are out on Tuesday with "Losing Sleep." The disc debuted at 5 on the overall top 200.
Darius Rucker also made the top 10 with "When Was the Last Time" in eighth.
Rucker moved 34,000 units with 30,000 in traditional album sales. The disc earned Rucker a number one with "If I Told You," his seventh chart topper.
One Direction's Niall Horan debuts in first with "Flicker," moving 152,000 units.
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Chris Young has one of the best country voices, and it's always a pleasure to hear him sing. But it's disappointing when the title cut sounds more like the groove to a Justin Bieber song than anything truly country. When, say, someone like Jason Aldean performs music with barely any resemblance to real country music, it's not that big a deal; he's not a great natural singer to begin with. However, Young's voice is just too good to waste on mere pop. ...
Song selection can sometimes seem fairly inessential whenever chosen by a master singer. Such is the case with "It Must Be Christmas," Chris Young's new holiday collection. He sounds as perfectly comfortable with the jazzy "I'll Be Home for Christmas," where its supper club vibe takes a little of the edge off one seriously sad song, as he does with the Phil Spector rock nugget "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)."
Young is also helped out by a few special guests. ...
Chris Young has enjoyed steady success from his previous four releases, and there's no reason to suggest that "I'm Comin' Over" won't do the same. But that doesn't mean that Young is doing anything all that different from what's au courant.
Young's go to has always been his full-sounding, big-bodied voice, and that remains intact here throughout these 11 songs, 9 of which he had a hand in writing. His voice is front and center (that's apparent ...