There's More Where That Came From

There's More Where That Came From

by Lee Ann Womack

CD

Overview

The fiddles strike up an achy flourish; the singer enters drawling, lusty but restrained -- at first lamenting and, as the narrative unfolds, clearly relishing an illicit tryst in a motel room. The title tune of Lee Ann Womack's new album speaks volumes: Here's a celebrated country artist who's had a fair share of crossover success in the pop market, now returning to what brought her to the dance in the first place, via a set of classic honky-tonk-inspired country, some string-embellished ballads out of the Billy Sherrill production canon, and some rabble-rousing hard country. Not to mention some unaffected, deep-country vocalizing free of pop affectations and long on heart and soul, with broken hearts, bruised souls, and tarnished commitments all over the place. The surging, anguished twang and moan of guitars, fiddles, and harmonica on "The Last Time" reflect the tortures attending the singer's regret at not appreciating a good thing while she had it. Taking a hard-hearted tack in "He Oughta Know That By Now," Womack complains with righteous self-confidence about going out to get what's hers -- namely a one-night stand -- after being ignored by a workaholic husband, as a briskly finger-picked acoustic guitar part keys a bright, shuffling arrangement that contrasts with the dark doings the song describes. As a pedal steel moans, a churchy piano plays dark chords, and strings gently ascend, Womack offers up a deeply felt ballad, "Twenty Years and Two Husbands Ago," in which she reflects, with no small measure of sorrow, on the hard lessons she learned a bit too far down the road of her life's journey. This is a beautiful album, honest and gritty and deeply felt; that it takes some dicey moral stances is grist for debate, and reason enough to welcome Womack back to where she belongs.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/08/2005
Label: Mca Nashville
UPC: 0602498631423
catalogNumber: 000307302

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Lee Ann Womack   Primary Artist,Vocals,Background Vocals
Eric Darken   Percussion
Mark Casstevens   Acoustic Guitar
Stuart Duncan   Mandolin
Shannon Forrest   Drums
Larry Franklin   Fiddle,Mandolin
Paul Franklin   Dobro,Steel Guitar
David Grissom   Electric Guitar
B. James Lowry   Acoustic Guitar
Brent Mason   Electric Guitar,Gut String Guitar
Nashville String Machine   Strings
Steve Nathan   Synthesizer,Piano,Wurlitzer
Michael Rhodes   Bass,Bass Guitar
Chris Rodriguez   Background Vocals
Randy Scruggs   Acoustic Guitar
Harry Stinson   Background Vocals
Lonnie Wilson   Percussion,Drums
Glenn Worf   Bass,Bass Guitar
Andrea Zonn   Background Vocals
Aubrey Haynie   Fiddle,Mandolin
Jimmy Nichols   Piano
Lisa Cochran   Background Vocals
Kirk "Jelly Roll" Johnson   Harmonica
Robert Turner   Steel Guitar
Bryan Sutton   Acoustic Guitar,Banjo,12-string Guitar
Bill Luther   Background Vocals
Jason Sellers   Background Vocals
Troy Lancaster   Electric Guitar
Wes Hightower   Background Vocals
Tom Bukovac   Electric Guitar
Rusty Danmyer   Steel Guitar
Shannon Forest   Percussion,Drums
Luke Laird   Background Vocals

Technical Credits

Greg Droman   Producer,Engineer,Audio Production
Marcus Hummon   Composer
Julian King   Engineer
Sonny Throckmorton   Composer
Bergen White   Arranger
Brett James   Composer
Annie Roboff   Composer
Tony Lane   Composer
Lee Ann Womack   Composer
Billy Lawson   Composer
Bill Luther   Composer
Dean Dillion   Composer
Dale Dodson   Composer
Marvin Green   Composer
Christophe Dubois   Composer
Hillary Lindsey   Composer
Julie Brakey   Engineer
Sara Lesher   Engineer
Jeremy Spillman   Composer
John Northrup   Composer
Luke Laird   Composer
Chris Stapleton   Composer

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