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Tough All Over

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Tough All Over (Music - Gary Allan)

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

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The music of California honky-tonker Gary Allan has always set itself apart with a dark, dreamy vibe and an edge of hypnotic danger. Yet Tough All Over, which deals with his wife’s 2004 suicide, plunges deeper. ”I Just Got Back From Hell” is a swirl of anger and anguish. Still, the jangly pop of ”Ring” buoys the mood, and Allan finds peace with the ballad ”Life Ain’t Always Beautiful.” Tough is a bold album of soul-piercing beauty.

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