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Kacey Musgraves, 'Same Trailer Different Park'
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28. Kacey Musgraves, 'Same Trailer Different Park'

This charmingly matter-of-fact 25-year-old Texan makes commercial country sound artistically fertile again. Singing about a friend with benefits ("It Is What It Is") or weed smokin' and same-sex kissing ("Follow Your Arrow"), she's ballsy, traditional and pop. Call her the millennials' Loretta Lynn.

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