The Mirrorball Man wrote:
For the last twenty years, what has been called "country" by most people has basically been "songs that kinda sound like Hotel California".
As far as I'm concerned, the last time country music has felt vivid and interesting was during the short-lived "alt.country" movement.
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This reminds me of an article I read recently that pointed out that, technically, Mumford and Sons was closer to "real" country than what gets played on country radio.