After splitting from their label, Republic Nashville, and signing with Interscope early in 2015, rumours began circulating that The Band Perry were ditching their country roots and going pop; rumours the group has attempted to dispel. Despite leaning into country and folk instrumentation, Comeback Kid, is hardly a refutation of allegations of going pop. No matter what way you dress it up, Comeback Kid is pop through and through, from Kimberly’s breathy vocals, to the lyrical message of overcoming adversity, to its cookie cutter structure.
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