“Jennifer and I are both people who had lots of different kinds of friends, ergo, the kind of person who listened to lots of different kinds of music.”
You go, Kristian! You just became the first country artist I know you use the word 'ergo' in a media interview..
(could it be that a reason “All I Want to Do” is not testing as well as their recent "Life In A Northern Town" is because it fails to live up to fan expectations of more musical diversity and a distinctive musical identity?)
On the other hand, you can't blame their label for wanting the group to come back to the mainstream core a bit, given the boos Jessica Simpson heard last weekend as she took the stage in Wisconsin following Kellie Pickler.
Oh, what a tangled web of cultural and demographic crosscurrents the best of music is capable of weaving!