Contact Us

Press of AC Reviewer Says Luke Bryan’s Talent is Not Overly Special

Luke in ACOne of these days, editors of the Press of Atlantic City might want to send a reviewer to a country concert that is open to country music as a mainstream musical genre.

Scott Cronick, staff writer, does not fit the bill. Cronick’s review of Saturday night’s Luke Bryan concert seemed to try to put down Luke Bryan as a musician, country as a musical format, and the concert-goers as people who have to pee a lot:” Lines for the bathrooms stretched through the Boardwalk Hall concourse by the hundreds.” (Hey, Scott: When you have 13,000 people and maybe 8 bathrooms, there’s going to be lines! Duh!)

Cronick didn’t seem to impressed with Bryan’s talent either: “As far as music talent goes, Bryan is not overly special. Possessing a good country voice and backed by a very respectable band, he didn’t hit a few “wow” moments vocally and his songs play into every country stereotype.”

What really gets me is that Cronick feels the need to compare Bryan to rock and pop singers. In his review, Cronick says, “He acts more like a classic rocker than a country singer, offering pelvic thrusts and hip gyrations in skin-tight black pants that would make rock stars such as Steven Tyler and David Lee Roth proud.” Why must he compare country musicians to these artists? Does he compare Madonna to Taylor Swift?

You can read Scott Cronick’s review here. After you read it, please come back and leave us your comments below.

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://catcountry1073.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Cat Country 107.3 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on Cat Country 107.3 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!