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Let the Picture Paint Itself

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Let the Picture Paint Itself

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Rodney Crowell
Producers:
MCA
genre:
Country

We gave it an A

A new label finds Crowell reunited with producer Tony Brown, who manned 1988’s Diamonds and Dirt. The result is Let the Picutre Paint Itself, Crowell’s most affecting work in years. The hight points are ”Stuff That Works,” a sober reminder about the intangible value of beloved people and possessions, and ”Once in a While,” a touching reflection on his failed marriage to Rosanne Cash. With the country scene overcrowded with Stetson- wearing cartoon figures, Picture is refreshing for its honesty and intelligence, a glorious example of a master returning to form. A

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