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Sacred Ground

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Sacred Ground

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
guest performer:
Cassandra Wilson
genre:
Jazz

We gave it a C+

McBride and the Ride were only partly successful in lassoing a viable country-rock style on their debut, something they’ve rectified with their second, Sacred Ground. Unfortunately, their sound — crisp but gentle rockers with stacked harmony vocals — is now far stronger than their material, distinguished mainly by the title tune, a loving husband’s request to his wife’s boyfriend to leave his family intact. C+

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