August 21: Kacey Musgraves was born in 1988 – Happy birthday

Photo from kaceymusgraves.com
Photo from kaceymusgraves.com

August 21: Kacey Musgraves was born in 1988 – Happy birthday

Kacey Lee Musgraves (born August 21, 1988) is an American singer. She self-released three albums before appearing on the fifth season of the USA Network’s singing competition Nashville Star in 2007, where she placed seventh. She signed to Mercury Nashville in 2012 and has released two critically acclaimed albums on the label, Same Trailer Different Park (2013) and Pageant Material (2015).

Musgraves is known for her controversial lyrics in the conservative country music genre. Common controversial topics in her music are homosexuality acceptance, promiscuous sexual intercourse, recreational marijuana use, and anti-religious sentiment. Such aforementioned topics are almost unheard of in mainstream country music. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Musgraves faced criticism for her rebellious lyrics. “I think throwing the rebel card out there is really cheap,” she said. “The things I’m singing about are not controversial to me, I don’t push buttons to push buttons. I talk about things that have made an impression on me that a lot of people everywhere are going through.”

Follow your arrow, great song about prejudice:

Kacey Musgraves in a wonderful 25 minute set

Set list:
01 The Trailer Song 0:01
02 Keep It To Yourself 3:27
03 Merry Go ‘Round 7:00
04 Back On The Map 10:46
05 Stupid 16:14
06 Follow Your Arrow 19:51
07 My House 25:52

– Hallgeir

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