Bucky Covington, Trent Tomlinson release Xmas singles
Monday, December 3, 2007 – Bucky Covington and Trent Tomlinson are getting into the holiday spirit with recordings of some of their favorite Christmas songs. Covington's recording of "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town" and Tomlinson's version of the Alabama song "Christmas In Dixie" will be available on Tuesday, Dec. 4th for digital download through most download outlets.
Bucky Covington is the latest American Idol alum to dive headlong in the country genre. Covington and fellow Idol Season 5 contestant Kellie Pickler are out to prove you don't have to win the competition to launch a career.
As a top 10 finisher, Covington was a fan favorite because of his vocals and fun-loving personality. The problem with his debut album is that much of that personality is suppressed in favor of broad stroke generic songs. While his vocals sound better than ever, many of ...
Trent Tomlinson is a veteran Nashville songwriter, having endured a number of publishing deals before landing a record contract. These songs reflect that - they're clever and crafted, but sometimes empty.
He starts with an anthem of sorts, "Country is My Rock," declaring his allegiance to Hank, Hag and screaming guitars. It's fair warning of what's to come: many more screaming guitars.
Tomlinson does pause for some emotional moments. On "Just Might Have Her Radio On," he argues a counterpoint to ...