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(Pop Music) a genre of country music originating in the 1990s and influenced by both early country music and contemporary rock music
[C20: from alt(ernative) + country]
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Comprised of female vocalists and musicians Jessie Deering and Sara Hartigan, the group performs many different genres of music, blending covers with originals including alternative country, rock, bluegrass, blues, but specifically Americana.
The Arab person gave up his national identity, his sacred cause called Palestine, and has become instead hungry to buy a new nationality in an alternative country.
Local alternative country band "Blind Innocence" has been together for 4 years now.
The singer-songwriter, who has an enigmatic and androgynous voice, performs folk and alternative country.
Wovenhand is an alternative country band from Denver, Colorado led by former 16 Horsepower lead singer David Eugene Edwards.
The alternative country duo, consisting of husband and wife Brett and Rennie Sparks, arrive in Belfast with their unique and emotive sound to play in the grand setting of St Anne's Cathedral.
He reminded of the Palestinian refugee crisis, noting that we should under no circumstances make Lebanon an alternative country.
Similarly, when India wanted to host the Indian Premier League (IPL) owing to elections in their country last year, BCCI opted for the UAE as the best alternative country to host the event.
They can send me wherever they like but they won't grant me the necessary permission and documentation to leave the UK for an alternative country.
Walking in the footsteps of Woody Guthrie and Bob Dylan, his Mermaid Avenue albums with the American alternative country band Wilco were a hit in the US and he had a UK number one with The Beatles' She's Leaving Home Friday, July 24 - Demon Barbers XL, the traditional English folk band, will bring a new repertoire, extra band members and a modern twist to their multi-award winning roadshow.
Then there are songs from her latest long-player, the aptly named Fire and Flames, and even space for a brand new number with an alternative country feel.
Wilco's music has been labelled variously by people as alternative country, folk rock, alternative rock and so on.

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