Thursday, April 10, 2014
Country Carlene Carter Girl
Carlene Carter has reached back to that rich material of the Carter Family for much of a new album, Carter Girl, which offers fresh takes on classic songs. The first single 'Black Train A Comin'' is above.
Carter Girl has the trappings of a comeback album, with Don Was giving the production a bright sheen and Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson putting in cameo appearances. But on its own terms, Carter Girl is as strong as anything Carter has ever recorded. It carries the heavy burden of history lightly, and yet never flinches at the seriousness of the lives she's singing about, including her own. MORE HERE & HERE