Best of 2011: Singles of the Year

2011 has been a great year for singles. Like in previousyears we saw plenty of singles by the biggest artists in the genre shootstraight to the top of the charts. There were also plenty, and I mean plenty,of songs that, frankly, were far more superior then some of this year’s charttoppers.  For that very reason,…

Keith Urban, “You Gonna Fly”

It isn’t a secret that Keith Urban was dealing with a lot of personal issues when he hit the peak of his career with his albums Golden Road and Be Here, which spawned some of his finest singles to date. Since then he’s turned his life around for the better, but his career has taken…

Taylor Swift, “Ours”

The subject of Taylor Swift is a rather confusing and touchy subject for me. I will admit that her debut album made me a slight fan of the then teenage singer with songs like “Tim McGraw” and “Teardrops on my Guitar.” She soon lost me with her transition to the pop genre with her Grammy…