Dierks Bentley gets a little <I>Sideways</I>
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Dierks Bentley gets a little Sideways

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 – With one number one under his belt - the title track of his new CD, "Feel That Fire," Dierks Bentley will see if he can do the same with Sideways. The uptempo single goes to country radio today with an official add date of March 2.

"I did a lot of research in pubs across the U.S. and Europe to get this song just right," joked Bentley. "My band almost died of hypothermia a few weeks ago doing research out on my houseboat in freezing weather. It was the only way to make sure it would sound good out in party cove this spring. Seriously, a lot of thought and Bud Light went into choosing this song as the second single."

The CD debuted at number one on the Billboard Country Albums chart last week. He is currently on a two week run through Canada with Brad Paisley's "Paisley Party Tour."

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CD review - Up on the Ridge Dierks Bentley takes a left, turn, sort of, on his fifth studio disc. Bentley has built a solid reputation as a country artist with a slew of hits and catchy songs with edge. But here, Bentley goes bluegrass or at least 12 songs steeped in that sound. This is nothing new for Bentley, who previously has recorded bluegrass songs. Much to his credit, Bentley does not come off as a dilettante, but, instead, someone who feels comfortable with the music from the lead-off title track to the closing sad ...

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