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Muscadine Bloodline ‘Dispatch to 16th Ave’ Album Review

Country duo Muscadine Bloodline has released their sophomore album entitled Dispatch to 16th Ave. The incredibly written album is a compelling narrative featuring themes of love, cheating, and Southern pride.


The first song on the album, “Dispatch to 16th Ave.”, instantly draws in the listener with the metaphor of a “murder on Music Row,” detailing the experience of how often musicians are pulled away from creating works that they enjoy. Its commentary on the music industry is something that many artists can relate to.


“My Side of Town” is a slower song about heartbreak. The ex-lover took so much from the singer and keeps showing off her new love, and the singer does not want to see that. The ending of this piece leads into “Dead On Arrival.” The storytelling in this song is reminiscent of “Dispatch to 16th Ave.” Charlie Muncaster lets some of the grit in his voice shine through, and Gary Stanton’s guitar licks fit this striking tale about cheating.

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The next song on the album,