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Music Review: 'The Hardest Part'

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The Hardest Part

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Allison Moorer
Producers:
MCA Nashville
genre:
Country

We gave it an A

On Allison Moorer’s The Hardest Part, the follow up to her elegant 1998 debut, Shelby Lynne’s kid sister once again delivers a smoldering set of torch and twang so original and seductive it sounds like an altered state. Whether harking back to the countrypolitan intimacy of Tammy Wynette or telling of her own parents’ murder suicide in an old style folk ballad, the soulful, redheaded singer songwriter makes every tune a perfect nugget of barely contained emotion. A