Scotty McCreery: See You Tonight CD 2013


2013 release, the third studio album from the Country vocalist. Winner of American Idol Season 10, Scotty's Clear As Day debuted at #1 on Billboard's Top 200 and Top Country Albums charts (remained No. 1 on the Top Country Albums chart for 6 weeks). He's the youngest male in history to open at the top of the Top 200 with a debut release. Named #1 on Billboard Magazine's list of Top New Country Artists for 2011,

Scotty won Best New Artist of the Year at 2011 American Country Awards. Scotty has toured with superstar Brad Paisley along with The Band Perry and performed at the Benefit Concert for victims of Hurricane Sandy at NYC's Beacon Theatre.

Track Listing

  Track # Title
1 Now*
2 See You Tonight*
3 Get Gone with You
4 Feelin' It
5 Feel Good Summer Song
6 Buzzin'
7 Can You Feel It*
8 The Dash
9 Blue Jean Baby
10 Forget to Forget You
11 I Don't Wanna Be Your Friend*
12 Carolina Moon
13 Something More*

Product Reviews

Much of Scotty McCreery's appeal on American Idol relied on his old-fashioned charm, how he seemed like a nice, everyday guy who just happened to be a deep-voiced crooner of classic country. Of course, in the early days of the 21st century, old-fashioned country doesn't sell the way it used to. McCreery's 2011 debut Clear as Day performed well right out of the gate -- it debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 and the country charts, and his post-coronation single "I Love You This Big" wound up charting higher on the Hot 100 than it did on the country charts, all on its way to a platinum certification -- but if his 2013 sequel See You Tonight is any indication, there clearly was some worry in Scotty's camp that he couldn't perform the same trick twice. Producer Mark Bright -- a hitmaker who leans toward the middle of the road, as indicated by his productions for Rascal Flatts and Sara Evans -- has been swapped for Frank Rogers, who racked up hits with Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker, and Josh Turner. Rogers' r sum relies on a modern collection of country stars but suggests a lingering traditionalism that can't be found anywhere on See You Tonight. This modern country is so glossy and effervescent it appears that McCreery's voice has jumped a couple of octaves; he's shaken off the studied affectations of his debut and seems fresh-faced and boyish as he sings songs that have almost nothing to do with a dusty honky tonk. See You Tonight is unapologetically following the Luke Bryan/Jake Owen blueprint so closely that some of its song titles recall older hits by those country hunks -- Scotty sings of a "Blue Jean Baby" and Jake of a "Barefoot Blue Jean Night"; Bryan had a "Buzzkill" while McCreery is "Buzzin'" -- and if he somehow forgot to sing a song about a truck, he's at least leaning against a rusted old beater on the album cover. Scotty's redefinition of himself as a sports bar-hopping bro is plainly shameless but, strangely enough, See You Tonight works, partially due to the Rogers-shepherded collection of cheerful country-pop but also due to the malleability of McCreery's dude-next-door persona. That his surroundings are lighter and brighter than before only accentuates how McCreery's happy to be here, so he's happy to sing songs that will keep him here. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine, Rovi

Details

Scotty McCreery
See You Tonight
Country
15 October 2013
Unknown
~ Discs:1 ~ Country:USA
USA
Umgd/Universal Records ( UNIV )
Compact Disc
602537542871
D: CD

 

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