Music Review: Sunny Sweeney’s ‘Provoked’

Singer-songwriter Sunny Sweeney’s Cinderella story started in a Texas bar, where she was discovered and signed by a Nashville record label. She hit the Billboard charts with her major label debut, but her personal life fell apart in the meantime. Sweeney tells her story on her latest album, Provoked. Read more from NPR HERE. Source:…

Sunny Sweeney Interview: Singer-Songwriter Gets ‘Provoked’ On Her Latest Album

Sunny Sweeney‘s third studio album is an instant classic. After releasing her previous albums via major labels, the singer-songwriter crowd-funded part of her latest project, ‘Provoked,’ and partnered with Thirty Tigers for her own imprint, Aunt Daddy Records. The resulting album is an undiluted shot of Sweeney, ranging from playful, attitude-laden songs to somber tracks, … Continued

The Month’s Best Music: DJ Mustard, Makonnen, Sunny Sweeney and More

On her third album, Sweeney sings about lonely hearts, cheating hearts and busted hearts with her chin up, proving she still belongs alongside Miranda Lambert and Gretchen Wilson on Nashville’s A-list of no-guff-takers. Read more from The Washington Post HERE. Source:…

Provoked by Sunny Sweeney

Sunny Sweeney isn’t particularly into playing nice or putting on some kind of act to keep up appearances. On Sunny’s latest full-length album, Provoked, she’s messy in the best way—defiantly embracing the nightlife and her sexuality on the gospelly, funky “Bad Girl Phase”; feeling the distance growing between her lover and her in “My Bed” (which … Continued

Album Review – Sunny Sweeney’s “Provoked”

The story of Sunny Sweeney is intriguing. As I’ve talked about before about Sweeney on the site, she was once signed to label deals with Republic Nashville and Big Machine Records. She had a top ten hit with “From a Table Away,” and two other singles that charted on the top 40 of the Billboard … Continued

Travel Back in Time with Sunny Sweeney’s All-Traditional ‘Provoked’

If you have been looking for some good ol’ fashioned country music to take your mind off of the hip-hop beats and generic bro lyrics of country radio, Sunny Sweeney’s Provoked is the answer. Provoked might be one of the year’s best records so far. The album is a clever, heart-wrenching, funny, and reassuring group of songs that … Continued

Sweeney Is What Country Should Be

Country firebrand Sunny Sweeney’s third album, “Provoked,” is a solid collection of matter-of-fact tunes and sassy performances. Right out of the gate, album-opener “You Don’t Know Your Husband” is the kind of song that will end up in the Bar Fight Hall Of Fame. Sweeney delivers this song of moral ineptitude with enough oomph to … Continued

Sunny Sweeney – Provoked Review

Sunny Sweeney is equal parts Texas badass and southern lady. She tells you like it is and wants you to hear her stories. On her new album, Provoked. Sweeney does just that. Songs that are heartfelt, serious, funny and angry all together that turned into a great final product. “We started with 40 songs… you’re like eh… but … Continued

Female Country Singers Get Extra Spins On Radio

Three times an hour, from Monday through Sunday,SiriusXM’s The Highway channel will introduce what it calls Fresh Female Voices, little-known records by women with and without record deals. It’s part of a platform-wide music-discovery initiative taking place on the subscription-based broadcast service this week. “We’re pulling in a wide swath of female talent to gather … Continued