Kerosene CD (2005)

Artist: Miranda Lambert

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Label Cbs/epic/wtg Records
SKU 63935218
UPC 827969202623
UPC 14 00827969202623
Format CD
Release Date 3/15/2005
Author Miranda Lambert
Associated Artist/Work On, Pickin'
Artist Influence Allison Moorer
Artist Influence Dolly Parton
Artist Influence Emmylou Harris
Artist Influence Garth Brooks
Artist Influence Guy Clark
Artist Influence Kathleen Edwards
Artist Influence Merle Haggard
Artist Influence Shania Twain
Artist Influence Shelby Lynne
Artist Influence Willie Nelson
Artist Contemporary Ashley Monroe
Artist Contemporary Ashton Shepherd
Artist Contemporary Aubrie Sellers
Artist Contemporary Blake Shelton
Artist Contemporary Buddy Jewell
Artist Contemporary Carrie Underwood
Artist Contemporary Danielle Peck
Artist Contemporary Dierks Bentley
Artist Contemporary Erika Jo
Artist Contemporary Gretchen Wilson
Artist Contemporary Jamey Johnson (Guitar)
Artist Contemporary Jason Aldean
Artist Contemporary Jennifer Nettles
Artist Contemporary Kelleigh Bannen
Artist Contemporary Kelly Clarkson
Artist Contemporary Kristy Lee Cook
Artist Contemporary Lady Antebellum
Artist Contemporary LeAnn Rimes
Artist Contemporary Lucy Angel
Artist Contemporary Mickey Guyton
Artist Contemporary Pistol Annies
Artist Contemporary Rebecca Lynn Howard
Artist Contemporary Sara Evans
Artist Contemporary SHeDAISY
Artist Contemporary Skylar Laine
Artist Contemporary Sonia Leigh
Artist Contemporary Sugarland
Artist Contemporary Taylor Swift
Artist Contemporary The Band Perry
Artist Contemporary Tresa Jordan
Artist Contemporary Zac Brown
Artist Follower Rachele Lynae
Technical Info
Engineer Mike Wrucke
Producer Frank Liddell; Mike Wrucke; Mike Wrucke; Frank Liddell
CatalogID 92026
Lable Name Epic Nashville
Released 03/15/2005
Original Release 2005
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00827969202623
Album Notes and Credits
Personnel: Miranda Lambert (background vocals); Miranda Lambert; Mike Wrucke (guitar, banjo, keyboards, background vocals); Randy Scruggs (guitar, mandolin); Jay Joyce, Richard Bennett (guitar); Hank Singer (fiddle); Joey Huffman (keyboards); Chad Cromwell (drums); Eric Darken (percussion); Mando Saenz, Natalie Hemby, Buddy Miller (background vocals); Glenn Worf, Jim Hoke, Russ Pahl.
Audio Mixer: Mike Wrucke.
Recording information: OMNI Sound; Wrucke's House, Nashville, TN.
Photographer: Jack Guy.
Unknown Contributor Role: Jim Hoke.
Many contestants on AMERICAN IDOL and similar TV shows go on to greater success, but due to their relative lack of experience, often have a hard time finding their niche. Not Miranda Lambert--when KEROSENE was released in 2005, the NASHVILLE STAR third-place winner was barely out of her teens, but she had already spent years honing her craft in bars. In addition to being a confident vocalist and strong-willed businessperson, Lambert is a crafty songwriter whose work is easily on par with that of Nashville veterans twice her age.
The title track is a pounding, attitude-filled country-rocker reminiscent of John Cougar Mellencamp's "Rain on the Scarecrow." (That this diminutive young blonde woman can spit out lines like "Trade the truth for a lie/Cheatin' ain't really a crime" so convincingly is also startling.) "I Can't Be Bothered" is straight-up honky-tonk, replete with whining steel guitar, Buck Owens-worthy twangy Telecaster, and a jaunty dance beat, while "Me and Charlie Talking" is funky swamp-country of the Jerry Reed variety, albeit with lovelorn lyrics that reveal Lambert's old soul. An uncommonly accomplished debut, KEROSENE is the first outing by a genuine all-around talent.
Artist Overview
Before becoming one of country music's most popular females, Miranda Lambert successfully auditioned for "Nashville Star", a reality TV series modeled after the "American Idol" format. She eventually finished third in the competition, earning a recording contract with Sony. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, released in 2007, established Lambert as one of country's newest "bad girls," a designation that nodded to the fiery temperament of her music. Her songs spun tales of cheating boyfriends and domestic abuse, and they often ended with the singer extracting violent, spectacular revenge on her aggressors. For 2009's award-winning Revolution, however, she branched out into other subjects, writing songs about love, regret, and childhood. Released in 2014, Platinum became her first album to top the country and pop charts. ~ Steve Leggett
Professional Reviews
Entertainment Weekly (No. 812, p.72) - "[A] spunky set of honky-tonk, country-rock, and Sheryl Crow-style ballads....[Lambert] clearly knows how to write a killer tune." - Grade: B
Disc 1
1 Kerosene,Kerosene
2 What About Georgia?,What About Georgia?
3 Greyhound Bound For Nowhere,Greyhound Bound For Nowhere
4 New Strings,New Strings
5 I Can't Be Bothered
6 Bring Me Down,Bring Me Down
7 Me And Charlie Talking,Me And Charlie Talking
8 I Wanna Die,I Wanna Die
9 Love Is Looking For You
10 Mamma, I'm Alright,Mamma, I'm Alright
11 There's A Wall
12 Love Your Memory,Love Your Memory
Product Attributes
Artist Lambert,Miranda
Label Cbs/epic/wtg Records
Music Format Compact Disc

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