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Music Review: 'Kim Richey'

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Kim Richey

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Kim Richey
Producers:
Mercury Records

We gave it a B+

Newcomer Richey (whose ”Those Words We Said” has already been recorded by Radney Foster and Trisha Yearwood) comes to her debut with a nearly seamless integration of Tom Petty-ish pop and the hybrid country of Yearwood and Mary Chapin Carpenter. Richey may not be as distinguished a vocalist as her colleagues, but as a writer, she’s a master of the hummable, soaring chorus (”Sweet Mysteries”) and fist-in-the-glove lyric (”That’s a Lie”). B+

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