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Smoke Rings in the Dark

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Smoke Rings in the Dark

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Gary Allan
genre:
Country

We gave it an A-

On his third album, Nashville’s most underrated honky-tonker takes on a bigger, more polished sound — and a new persona as a mysterious loner cowboy. With his brooding intensity and tremulous, aching tenor, Allan brings a quiet brilliance to this mostly left-field program, shining brightest on the title song, an interior monologue of love gone cold. A-