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Chris Young Performing At Foxwoods

Chris Young Performing At Foxwoods

The first minute or so of country-pop star Chris Young’s title-track single from his 2017 record “Losing Sleep” gives hints of mellow soul, hot country, hip-hop and big rock flourishes. There’s a little of all things for all people there, but it’s done in a way that seems naturally distilled as opposed to cynically engineered.

Young can do country crooning in the style of George Strait or Alan Jackson. He can sing with a purr and a shiver, or he get emphatic for the party anthems. He has a warm caramel-tinged baritone and the songs on his recent record sound engineered to a radio perfection.

Young, who’s from central Tennessee, came on the scene back in 2006 when he won a...