HITS Daily Double

TCW stream, SXM, reviews, VEVO

LIVING THE STREAM, UPDATE: The Civil Wars’ new sensibility/Columbia album, due out next Tuesday, began streaming at iTunes yesterday, immediately re-igniting pre-orders that returned the album to the Top 30 and have now powered it to #12. Pre-orders for physical product at Amazon have driven the set to #7. Streaming really works, you see ... if it's good. Meanwhile, the track "From This Valley” is getting big play at SiriusXM’s The Highway Country channel.Rapturous reviews are pouring in, too; American Songwriter calls the album "even better than their Grammy-winning debut... absolutely gorgeous – the definition of transcendent," while Will Hermes' 3 1/2-star Rolling Stone review notes their "gorgeous timbres and harmonies." VEVO premieres the lyric video for “From This Valley” tomorrow. (7/31p)