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Kacey Musgraves 'A Very Kacey Christmas' might make you believe

Kacey Musgraves 'A Very Kacey Christmas' might make you believe

Like all good country music, Kacey Musgraves' "A Very Kacey Christmas" splits the difference between searing sincerity and craven pandering, and understands that you can't have one without the other.

Go ahead and start with 'Christmas Makes Me Cry,' one of four originals here, and the best and most Musgraves-ian in its ability to capture a feeling we all have but maybe didn't know how to articulate or maybe didn't know that we could admit. Set to lite, barely-there lilt and twang, Musgraves sings, "I know that they say, 'Have a happy holiday'/ And every year, I swear, I sincerely try/ But Christmas, it always makes me cry"—throwing out a...

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