After landing her 2006 release, Never Looking Behind, onto Americana Highway's top 30 albums of the year list, Reagan Boggs delivers Right Now. The songwriter hails from a coal mining community in Southwest Virginia. With roots still firmly planted in those hills, she tells the story of "Clifton Branham," Appalachian bad man via his own memoirs, and details a woman's nightmare of strip-miners disrupting the resting dead after a pressured sale of her family's land in "The Graves." She pours out her heart through the eyes, ears, and fears of two young children living daily in an abusive home in "Ready to Run;" and again through the reflections of a middle-aged wife who struggles to find happiness in a comfortable, yet empty marriage in "Plastic Flowers." Right Now is a collection of songs dealing with the light and darkness of everyday reality, composed in descriptive detail, and sung with the depth and emotion that is Reagan Boggs. 'Reagan Boggs is a fantastic songwriter, and powerful singer. 'The Graves' (track 9) is brilliant, edgy Americana and 'Mixed Signals' (track 10) sounds like the Ronstadt repertoire from 1973. This disc may be your most pleasant discovery of the year!' - Rob Reinhart - Acoustic Café.
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