In the Amazon docket today is the last recorded album by a country legend and the long-awaited first by a promising upstart.
Johnny Cash’s American VI: Ain’t No Grave is going for $3.99. Upon first listen, his voice and the arrangements actually sound a bit more alive than on previous sets in the series. Plus he covers the Hawaiian classic, “Aloha Oe.” Represent.
Sarah Buxton’s much-delayed debut album – featuring current single “Outside My Window”, plus “Space”, “Stupid Boy”, “That Kind of Day”, and the bridge of “Strawberry Wine” “Innocence” – has been released in two different versions.
First up, a regular version for $5.99, featuring an Amazon MP3 exclusive track called “Crazy Dream”:
And then a version including the regular album plus “The Pajama Sessions,” which appears to be acoustic versions of all the songs on the album. That one’s going for $10.99.
You missed a good one! The mp3 version of Josh Turner’s “Everything is Fine” is available on Amazon for $5.
Bought ’em both (JC and the deluxe SB.)
So which Sarah Buxton is the better pick for someone who doesn’t know her music that well?