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Some Lessons Learned review - Kristin Chenoweth

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Kristin Chenoweth | A LI'L BIT COUNTRY Chenoweth transitions from stage to saloon with mixed results

Some Lessons Learned

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Kristin Chenoweth
music label:
83914
genre:
Country

We gave it a B

The key to enjoying Some Lessons Learned is to ignore the notice that it’s the actress and Broadway star’s country-music move. In that genre, her material lets her down, relying too much on novelty songs like ”What Would Dolly Do.” Only the single, ”I Want Somebody (Bitch About),” is truly country-fried. But Chenoweth’s most sincere pop performances here feature her peerlessly tensile phrasing, lending even the wobblier ballads some backbone. B

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