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My Favourite Music of 2017

This time I’ll actually list something that was released in 2017, since there were a couple albums that I quite enjoyed.

My favourites albums released last year, from least to most favourite (I provide links to the songs I just really really love).

 

 

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Anna’s Favourites Day 16: Lady Antebellum

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2. Which is my favourite album or EP from this artist?

My favourite album would probably be Own the Night, although Need You Now comes in a close second.

 
3. What is my favourite song from this artist?

“Love Don’t Live Here”“Need You Now”“Hello World”“Wanted You More”  (I would avoid watching the video for certain sections) … “Love I’ve Found in You” … “Goodbye Town” … “All For Love” (below) … “Bartender” (ignore the wacked up bartender haha)

I don’t have too much description for the songs below because I think they’re pretty self-explanatory – since they’re so spot on.

 

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Anna’s Favourites Day 14: J

Out of all the J artists I have on iTunes, Josh Groban would probably be my favourite for just the Beauty of his music, with Josh Gracin coming in for a close second since he’s a great country artist. However, since I have so many singleton favourites, I’m going to let this post just be a mismatch of them all and focus on the last few questions from my questions list. This post shall be a mixture of classical crossover, country, and a few others which I don’t know how to brand.

 

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Anna’s Favourites Day 11: Hunter Hayes

Country and Catholic and some of the best love song lyrics (in my opinion)? Yeahhh that’s Hunter.

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2. Which is my favourite album or EP from this artist?

Hunter Hayes (Encore). (I do like a bunch of songs from Storyline, but I haven’t listened to his newest music.)

 
3. What are my favourite songs from this artist?

I love most of Hunter’s songs, but some of my absolute favourites besides the ones below are “Rainy Season” (I really love the chorus), “More Than I Should” (my 11/River song), “Tattoo,” and “Invisible” (the last song definitely helped during the difficult times – also, the bit about labels makes me really angry for a reason I might need to explain later on in a separate blog post).

Dare to be something more.

 

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Anna’s Favourites Day 8: The Fray

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  1. What draws me to this particular artist’s music?

I only have two albums of The Fray in my iTunes library, but I love those albums very much. I like their (softer) rock sound and the fact that they have Christian elements in some of their songs. (Also, thank you, Louis Tomlinson for introducing me to this band. *cringes*)

 

2. Which is my favourite album or EP from this artist?

Probably How to Save a Life, but I also have a soft spot for The Fray.

 

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Anna’s Favourites Day 4: Dierks Bentley

I still haven’t searched much more into Dierks Bentley’s music yet besides the one album I have, but Black blew. Me. Away. I first discovered Dierks through the title track from this album, and, thankfully, I decided to see how the rest of the album was (best. decision. ever.) Now, if I’m looking for some music to listen to but can’t figure out what, I always revert back to Dierks’ latest album. I’m certainly looking forward to listening to the rest of his music!

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1. What draws me to this particular artist’s music?

I’m a country fan, but I like how Dierks’ latest album is more of a country-rock crossover. (The songs I’ve listened to from his past music are all more country, but I still love them.) I like the songs on Black because they’re either super relatable or they have a story to tell. I like his earlier songs because they’re just that kind of feel-good country music I love.

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Anna’s Favourites Day 3: Carrie Underwood

I’ve got a bunch of good songs under singers starting with the letter C, but I’m going to have to go with the Queen of Country – Carrie Underwood.

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1. What draws me to this particular artist’s music?

Usually, I don’t like women singing country songs, but Carrie is amazing. I love how all her songs (at least the one’s I’ve listened to) have a story to tell.
2. Which is my favourite album or EP from this artist?

I love her new music, especially, but I’m going to go with Some Hearts because I grew up listening to this album.

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