The Wilkinsons - Highway
Written by Nicholas Jennings    PDF Print E-mail

The Wilkinsons - HighwayThey began as a wholesome father-and-kids trio from Trenton, Ont. After relocating to Nashville and scoring a hit with “26 Cents” the Wilkinsons became major country stars while Amanda and Tyler were still in their mid-teens. Although Amanda, now 22, sings about womanly desires in songs like “You Want Me” and “Williamstown” on the group’s third album, the highly polished material still lacks lyrical depth and intrigue. They may be all grown up, but the Wilkinsons remain a boringly wholesome father-and-kids trio.




Add this page to your favorite Social Bookmarking websites
Reddit! Del.icio.us! Mixx! Free and Open Source Software News Google! Live! Facebook! StumbleUpon! TwitThis Joomla Free PHP
 

Reviews

News image

The Haden Triplets - The Haden Triplets

2014 | Administrator | Friday, 28 March 2014

Petra, Tanya and Rachel, the daughters of jazz great Charlie Haden, conjure up the ghosts of the past on this vocally rich, Ry Cooder-produced album. Singing old-timey songs like the...

News image

Willie Nelson and Family - Let’s Face the Music and Dance

2013 | Administrator | Sunday, 21 April 2013

To mark his 80th birthday, the country music legend revisits old favorites that he and his sister, Bobbie, sang during their childhoods and throughout their careers. Along with the Irving...

News image

Otis Redding - The Complete Stax/Volt Singles Collection

2013 | Administrator | Wednesday, 17 July 2013

Although his career was cut short by a tragic plane crash in 1967, Otis’ impact is still being felt. An emotional singer who brought gruff, syncopated whoops and hollers to...

News image

Barenaked Ladies - Grinning Streak

2013 | Administrator | Tuesday, 4 June 2013

The Ladies have soldiered on since the 2009 departure of Steven Page, with co-founder Ed Robertson carrying most of the freight. Here, Robertson supplies catchy examples of the band’s classic...

Features

News image

Kobo Town

2013 | Administrator | Wednesday, 5 June 2013

Drew Gonsalves laughs about how he had to leave Trinidad to discover the rich calypso tradition of his birthplace. As a teenager, he was far...

News image

The Messengers

2013 | Administrator | Wednesday, 13 March 2013

For Adam Messinger and Nasri Atweh, success has come from having the right songs at the right time.             Within a month of relocating to...

News image

The Midway State - From Riches to Rags and Back Again

2012 | Administrator | Wednesday, 31 August 2011

Nathan Ferraro doesn’t seem the least bit bitter—which is surprising, given everything he’s been through. In fact, the affable, afro-haired frontman exudes all the serenity...

News image

Passing the Torch

2012 | Nicholas Jennings | Sunday, 9 September 2012

When Dustin Bentall was 12, he spent the summer with his parents at a cabin they bought in Cariboo Country, in British Columbia’s interior. There...