Nashville soundtrack (2012) Like the series itself, these T Bone Burnett-assisted songs from the ABC drama are sneakily addictive. The Civil Wars and Elvis Costello, writers of the… 2012-12-11 Various Artists Soundtracks Big Machine
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Nashville soundtrack (2012)

NASHVILLE SOUNDTRACK Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere
Image credit: CHRIS HOLLO/ABC
NASHVILLE SOUNDTRACK Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Dec 11, 2012; Lead Performance: Various Artists; Genre: Soundtracks; Production: Big Machine

Like the series itself, these T Bone Burnett-assisted songs from the ABC drama are sneakily addictive. The Civil Wars and Elvis Costello, writers of the Nashville Soundtrack's best stuff, definitely deserve their due. Still, it's a wonder that a crew of actors can pull off such convincing country collaborations: Clare Bowen has a winningly sweet warble, and Hayden Panettiere is as pop-sleek as any CMA-certified crossover star. You don't have to like Nashville, or even Nashville, to get into it — you just have to listen. A-

Best Tracks:
No One Will Ever Love You
Wrong Song
Originally posted Dec 05, 2012 Published in issue #1237 Dec 07, 2012 Order article reprints