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Trail of Tears

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Trail of Tears

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Billy Ray Cyrus
genre:
Country

We gave it a B

The surprise on Billy Ray Cyrus’ fourth album comes from his own material: Trail of Tears is a rapidly maturing, bleeding-heart blend of roots rock and country classics wrapped in bare-bones production. Some may still consider Cyrus to be a one-hit wonder, but there’s wit behind his wiggle: the brooding Celtic-influenced ”Need a Little Help” and bluegrass-based title song should finally make him an artistic contender. B

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