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War Paint

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War Paint

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Lorrie Morgan
Producers:
BNA
genre:
Country

We gave it a B

With her country-pop aesthetic and big, Brenda Lee-like voice, Lorrie Morgan veers between intimacy (the Nashville Sound ballad ”Don’t Touch Me”) and attitude (the sassy ”1-800-Use to Be”) on War Paint. But too often she steps in schlock. This fourth album’s big howler is ”War Paint,” in which a woman applies makeup for a domestic ambush of her man. More Native American stereotypes? Maybe Tim McGraw was busy that day.