Nashville singer/songwriter Kacey Musgraves’ critically acclaimed sophomore album Pageant Material debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard country albums chart with 54,752 units sold. Pageant Material is the follow-up to her Grammy, ACM and CMA award winning debut album Same Trailer Different Park which also debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard country albums chart. Kacey co-wrote all of the tracks on Pageant Material as well as co-produced with Shane McAnally and Luke Laird.
Pageant Material has received critical acclaim including:
“From beginning to end, it’s an absolute charmer. Every pretty melody, every sweet tart lyric, every vocal and instrumental flourish…they definitely earn her… a 4.0”
American Songwriter – 4 out of 5 stars
“Musgraves confirms her emergence as one of Nashville’s boldest, most effective artists.”
“This is an even better album than her last, with more consistency and variety.”
Billboard – 4.5 out of 5 stars
“…excellent new album…”
“Somebody find a tiara: Country has an edgy new queen.”
“… more calculated and confident, intent on both courting and bending the mainstream with wit and timeless arrangements.”
Rolling Stone – 45 Best Albums of 2015 So Far
“…Pageant Material, her understated sophomore masterpiece.”
Spin – 9 out of 10 stars
Kacey’s performance on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series will air on August 17. On August 27, she will kick off The Kacey Musgraves Country & Western Rhinestone Revue in Atlanta, Georgia. For a full list of tour dates visit www.kaceymusgraves.com.
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