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  • Summary: The eighth full-length studio release for the Canadian singer-songwriter with his band the Hurtin' Albertans was produced by Saam Hashemi.
  • Record Label: New West
  • Genre(s): Country, Rockabilly, Americana, Pop/Rock, Contemporary Country, Neo-Traditionalist Country, Honky Tonk, Country Blues, Truck Driving Country, Country Boogie
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  1. Positive: 3 out of 4
  2. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. Jul 23, 2014
    80
    Corb Lund fans will appreciate the new versions of older material, but the album also has a "greatest hits" feel to it, so it's a fine introduction for the uninitiated.
  2. Jul 23, 2014
    80
    Counterfeit Blues is a rough-hewn, hardcore country revelation.
  3. Jul 23, 2014
    70
    Most of the time, though, it argues for just how good Lund’s evocative, regionally rooted songs are, no matter their rendition.
  4. Jul 23, 2014
    60
    Corb Lund, the former Canadian punk rocker turned roots country singer, is back with his eighth record and has settled into a comfortable, stripped down grove with a little lap steel thrown in for good measure.