Kacey Musgraves’ ‘Same Trailer Different Park’ Debuts at No.1 on the Billboard Country Albums Chart
Mercury Nashville singer/songwriter Kacey Musgraves released her debut album Same Trailer Different Park on March 19 and this week it sits at the No. 1 position on the Billboard Country Chart and No. 2 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart with 43,496 units sold. Same Trailer Different Park was co-written by Kacey and co-produced with Shane McAnally and Luke Laird.
On April 7 “CBS Sunday Morning” will air a profile on the 24-year old singer/songwriter filmed in Texas and Nashville. Later that day Kacey will attend the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards held in Las Vegas on April 7 where she holds THREE nominations.
The critic’s response to Same Trailer Different Park has been overwhelming:
“Same Trailer Different Park proves Musgraves is for real. The album showcases a songwriting voice you won’t hear anywhere else in pop: young, female, downwardly mobile, fiercely witty.” Artist to Watch «««« – Rolling Stone
“Musgraves’ voice, which rides atop sturdy melodies and mostly acoustic arrangements, is pretty and clear, but usally unsentimental. Her Trailer is clearly worth hitching onto.” Album of the Week, 3 ½ Stars out of 4 – USA Today
“This buzzy country singer knocks it out of the trailer park with tunes like ‘Merry Go ‘Round’ that put a fresh spin on the usual Nashville terrain.” 3 ½ Stars out of 4 – People
“On her [Musgraves] confident, melodic major-label debut, Musgraves’ vocals are pleasingly agile, but what Same Trailer Different Park continually showcases is her writing prowess.” Grade A- – Entertainment Weekly
“Pop needs this dose of the everyday again, and Musgraves, with her unpretentious voice — which makes you utterly trust her and her commitment to bringing complicated emotions into the light — is bringing it.” – NPR
“Well, country music can thank Kacey Musgraves for finding her way, through smart lyrics, arrangements free of bluster and a tone that’s all her own on her debut major label release, ‘Same Trailer Different Park.’” – Associated Press
“Her [Musgraves] major label debut, which moves from country waltz to roadhouse blues, from rootsy singer-songwriter narratives to irresistible country pop, follows its own relentless arrow throughout, and the result is one of the most fully-formed, arresting debuts Nashville’s seen in years.” 4.5 out of 5 Stars – American Songwriter
“Her magnificent new album ‘Same Trailer, Different Park,’ contains some of the most straightforward storytelling you could ever ask of a dozen country tunes.” – Washington Post
Fans can catch Kacey on the road with Kenny Chesney on the ‘No Shoes Nation’ Tour throughout the summer.