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Country - Released January 1, 2013 | EMI Records Nashville

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Country - Released September 13, 2019 | EMI Music Nashville (ERN)

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Country - Released September 27, 2019 | EMI Music Nashville (ERN)

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Country - Released March 10, 2015 | EMI Records Nashville

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Country - Released September 9, 2014 | EMI Records Nashville

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Country - Released January 15, 2016 | EMI Records Nashville

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Country - Released January 15, 2016 | EMI Records Nashville

A pair of siblings hailing from Maryland, the Brothers Osborne stand at the crossroads of mid-2010s Nashville on their 2016 debut Pawn Shop. One looks a bit like Sam Hunt and one looks a little like Chris Stapleton, so it's only fitting that Pawn Shop plays like a hybrid of Montevallo and Traveller, containing the modern rhythmic snap of the former and the classicist structure of the latter. In the hands of producer Jay Joyce -- best known for helming hits for Eric Church and Little Big Town, a résumé that suggests how this record balances outlaw swagger and pop smarts -- the Brothers Osborne can sometimes seem like the aural equivalent of reclaimed wood furniture: a spiffy re-creation of the past that's meant to appeal to modern tastes. Occasionally, this provides a little bit of a disorienting cultural disconnect -- there's a swagger that doesn't jibe with the weathered twang, or maybe it's vice-versa -- but there's also a kinetic kick to their time warp because the Brothers Osborne are cannily perched at the precipice separating the past from the present, suggesting how nothing fades away in the digital age and nothing is new. Pawn Shop never dwells on such contradictions. It rolls along, easing from funky little workouts to immaculate ballads, the duo benefitting from a heightened sense of craft aided in part by the collaborations of such pro songsmiths as Craig Wiseman, Barry Dean, and Shane McAnally. When things slide into softer areas, this skill can be a double-edged sword, moving the duo dangerously close toward suggesting a glibness reminiscent of latter-day Big & Rich. The Brothers Osborne usually dodge this cutesy trap thanks in part to Joyce's canny production -- it's busy, but never overstuffed -- but primarily due to the duo's understated charm. Sanded and varnished though they may be, the pair feel fresh, their chemistry easy and natural, so they pull off their spiffy retro act with style. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine
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Country - Released April 20, 2018 | EMI Records Nashville

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Brothers Osborne turned their 2016 debut, Pawn Shop, into a hit the old-fashioned way: by working hard and staying on the road after "Stay a Little Longer" turned into a Top Ten hit in 2015. That effort helped push "It Ain't My Fault" into the country Top 15 in 2017, the same year the group snagged several Academy of Country Music and Country Music Association awards. Given this, no wonder the group sounds confident on its second album, 2018's Port Saint Joe. Reuniting with producer Jay Joyce, the duo don't radically revise their sound but rather choose to deepen it, letting themselves stretch out on the thick Southern rock groove of "Shoot Me Straight," indulging in a bit of steamy soul on "A Little Bit Trouble," and delving into deep country on "Tequila Again." Brothers Osborne aren't beyond having a bit of a laugh, either: the very fact that they'll place something as silly as the funky "A Couple Wrongs Makin' It Alright" -- a cross between swamp rock and Dr. Hook, all given an urban cowboy spin -- on an album reveals that they don't take themselves that seriously and that levity, combined with the group's sharp sense of craft, is what elevates Port Saint Joe. From its surface to its bones, it's clever, smart, adventurous, and hooky, creating a slow-rolling good-time vibe that doesn't lose its luster with repeated plays. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine
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Country - Released April 20, 2018 | EMI Records Nashville

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Country - Released October 11, 2019 | EMI Music Nashville (ERN)

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Country - Released January 19, 2018 | EMI Music Nashville (ERN)

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Country - Released January 1, 2006 | Sugar Hill Records

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Pop - Released January 1, 1995 | Special Products

MCA Special Products' Our Favorite Hymns rounds up ten inspirational highlights from the Osborne Brothers' recordings for Decca in the '60s. Although these recordings aren't among the Osbornes' very best, they're still enjoyable and effective, particularly for casual fans who aren't looking for anything more than a sampler of the duo's religious material. Among the featured songs are "How Great Thou Art," "I Pray My Way Out of Trouble," "Light at the River," "Rock of Ages," "What a Friend We Have in Jesus," "Will You Meet Me Over Yonder" and "Medals for Mothers." ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine
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Country - Released January 1, 1996 | MCA Special Products