Archive | May 19, 2015

Album Review: Kelsea Ballerini | ‘The First Time’

Produced by Forest Glen Whitehead and Jason Massey, THE FIRST TIME highlights Ballerini’s skillful songwriting and contagious personality on all 12 songs.

This debut effort from Black River Entertainment artist Kelsea Ballerina can be summed up in one word by me: FABULOUS!

It is rare that a song, let along an entire album captivates me so.  Since I received the advance copy last Wednesday, it has not left my CD player.  I have even worn it out to the point that it is skipping now!

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From the catchy, upbeat first song “XO” to the last song, a beautiful ballad, “Underage”, you will be drawn into Kelsea’s engaging world.  I literally can not get enough of it.  A perfect fit for summer to roll the windows down to and sing along with her fresh, contemporary country grooves.

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KELSEA BALLERINI RELEASES DEBUT ALBUM THE FIRST TIME

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Photo credit: Jeremy Ryan

Black River Entertainment recording artist Kelsea Ballerini has been counting down to the release of her debut album THE FIRST TIME on 5/18 and will celebrate this week with a national media blitz across several platforms, including performing her Top10-and-rising smash “Love Me Like You Mean It” (Ballerini, Whitehead, Kerr, Carpenter).

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AWARD-WINNING TRIO GLORIANA TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM, THREE, ON JUNE 2

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Eight years in the making, Gloriana is a band forged by hard work and perseverance. Enduring circumstances that would have torn many artists apart, Gloriana has not only survived; they’ve thrived. On June 2, Gloriana will release their first new album in three years. THREE is a reflection of their triumphs and challenges along their journey as a band.

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