Proper Music has named Hello Cruel World the Country Album of 2012 in its Best Albums of 2012 list! Hello Cruel World has already made numerous other year-end lists; a few of the highlights are listed here:
AllMusic’s Favorite Country Albums of 2012
No Depression’s Top 50 Favorite Albums of 2012 (Hello Cruel World at #13)
WFUV’s John Platt’s Faves of 2012
KDHX’s Ed Becker’s Top 10 albums of 2012
Engine 145′s Top Albums of 2012
Twang Nation’s Cream of the Crop 2012
Mando Lines (No Depression) Top 10 from 2012 (at #2)
The Telegraph’s (UK) 10 Great Roots albums of 2012
- Sunday Mercury (Birmingham, UK) Top 10 Singer-Songwriter albums “As good as Emmylou Harris’ landmark Wrecking Ball and a future classic.”
EuroAmericana’s 2012 Yearlist (at #7)
Folk Alley’s Listener Poll for Favorite Music of 2012
And finally, Hello Cruel World comes in at #30 for radio airplay on the Americana Music Association’s Top 100 Americana albums of 2012! (to see the full list click on Top 100 albums on the right hand side of the site)
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Gretchen, along with John Anderson, Paul Craft and Tom Douglas, will be inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame at the 44th Anniversary Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Dinner & Induction Ceremony on Sunday, October 5th at the Music City Center. The four new inductees will join the 192 existing members of the elite organization.
Tickets for the event are $250 each. Select seating is available to the public and may be purchased (as available) by contacting Executive Director Mark Ford at firstname.lastname@example.org or 615-460-6556.