||Nominated for 2 Texas Music
awards including Album of the Year, Mike
Clifford's "Backroads In Bare Feet" CD
13 original songs, all written by Clifford.
It features members of Asleep At The Wheel and
George Strait's Ace In The Hole Band, 2 of the
most influential and respected bands in Texas
Combining traditional country, Texas twang,
modern country and classic rock influences, "Backroads
In Bare Feet" is a diverse collection of songs
about life, love, heartbreak, and happiness that
is sure to please any country music fan.
The Reviews are in !!
the CD by clicking on the
individual jukebox songs
"Clifford has hit a
home run with "Backroads In Bare Feet". The list of
pickers is first rate and the production is masterful.
I don't usually rank records, but this one would get my
highest rating if I did. Clifford stays on genre,
remains true to his art, and gives fans a reprise of
familiar sounds and a steady diet of uncharted
- Lucky Boyd, MyTexasMusic.com
"Austin's purveyor of breezy,
melodic Texas honky-tonk country returns with a fourth
CD anchored by his warm baritone, thoughtful tunes and
spacious production. Clifford channels maturity on
"Before You Came Along" and the story song "Little Baby
Girl." He kicks up dust on corkers such as "Backroads in
Bare Feet" and "That's the Thanks I Get." But "Famous,"
a sobering yet humorous ode to celebrity, is the disc's
- Mario Tarradell, Dallas Morning
"The raucous and
rocking "Hotter Than Texas" is the perfect addition to "Backroads
In Bare Feet", which features songs ranging from
heartfelt ballads to all-out country-rockers. If you
haven't heard Mike's music before, or haven't heard his
most recent work, take a minute to visit his website.
You'll be pleasantly surprised to find a true Texas
- Best In Texas Magazine
"Backroads In Bare Feet" shows what modern country music
can be and should be - memorable songs and melodies,
great vocals and musicianship, traditional country and
modern influences, all wrapped up in a truly Texas
sound." - Gary Barton,
"I realize the tendency is to overlook independent
artists like Mike Clifford in favor of the major label
releases, but in my opinion the major labels could learn
something by taking a listen to this album."
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