You want fireworks?
Then there’s Mrs. Shelton’s parallel triumph. After being dislodged for a week, Miranda Lambert’s Platinum has bounced back as country music’s the top-selling album.
If all this isn’t enough excitement for you, then you’re pretty much out of luck. Not a lot’s happening on Billboard’s latest country charts.
There’s just one new album and two new songs.
The No. 2 through No. 5 albums, in that order, are Brantley Gilbert’s Just as I Am, Luke Bryan’s Crash My Party, Willie Nelson’s Band of Brothers (last week’s No. 1) and the multi-artist collection Now That’s What I Call Country: Volume 7.
Not a lot of new titles to play with for title tunes. But desperation prevails. So to thoroughly distort the songs’ original meanings, we offer these fusings: “I Can’t Outrun You/Roller Coaster” and “I Got a Car/Trailer Hitch.”
How do we do it! And, more to the point, why?