Sugarland Preview

I think my Dad is in love with Sugarland singer Jennifer Nettles, which may have something to do with why he jams Sugarland so loud in his car – but it could also be that the country duo (which also includes multi-instrumentalist Kristian Bush) is rather great, as “Stuck Like Glue” off their last album, 2010’s The Incredible Machine, illustrates. Its guitar-and-scatting intro segues into a poppy verse accented by Nettles’ Georgia twang, and the song features a borderline reggae bridge but is centered on a downright countrified hook. Country music fans love Sugarland because they write country, but music fans dig them because they’re pretty and fun.

This article can be found here, as originally published in Creative Loafing.