Country’s New Releases Plentiful This Week

A variety of country artists released new albums on Tuesday (March 7). Jace Everett (Epic Nashville) includes his dance club hit, “Bad Things. … Kris Kristofferson offers the insightful and intimate This Old Road (New West). … Van Morrison revives country classics on Pay the Devil (Lost Highway). … A 1990s hitmaker, Lee Roy Parnell soulfully goes Back to the Well (Universal South). … Now a trio, Pinmonkey cover Matraca Berg and Dolly Parton on Big Shiny Cars (Back Porch). … Trent Tomlinson has already scored his first hit with “Drunker Than Me,” a track from Country Is My Rock (Lyric Street).