Alecia Nugent readies third CD
Tuesday, October 28, 2008
– Country/bluegrass singer Alecia Nugent will offer her third CD in January. "Hillbilly Goddess" will drop Jan. 13, 2009 on Rounder.
The Louisiana native previously released 2004's "Alecia Nugent" and 2006's "A Little Girl...A Big Four-Lane."
The new CD features support from producer Carl Jackson, duet partner Bradley Walker, J.D. Crowe, members of Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, Blue Highway, The Dan Tyminski Band and The Infamous Stringdusters. Nugent wrote the autobiographical Nugent Family Band," with Dixie and Tom T. Hall, along with the title tune with Jackson and Sonya Kelly.
1. Wreckin' The Train
2. Don't Tell Me
3. Hillbilly Goddess
4. Just Another Alice
5. The Last Greyhound
6. Cryin' All The Way To The Bank
7. Dyin' To Hold Her Again
8. Nugent Family Band
9. Wishin' Hard
10. The Writing's All Over The Wall (with Bradley Walker)
11. Already Home
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From the first notes of Alecia Nugent's "The Old Side of Town," the opener and album title track, her classic country, '80s sound is an immediate draw. Her presence is authentic and commanding. She knows this turf very well, but it's rather remarkable because the IBMA and SPBGMA award-winner is returning to the scene after a 10-year absence, shunning her real comfort zone in favor of classic country.
Working with Keith Stegall and elite players such as Paul ...
Alecia Nugent wraps her smooth, beautiful voice on her third release around songs written by some of the best in country and bluegrass music: Buddy and Julie Miller, Carl Jackson, Jerry Salley, Larry Cordle and Connie Leigh. She even co-writes a couple of songs - the rousing title track (written with Jackson and Sonya Kally) and the autobiographical Nugent Family Band (written with the storyteller Tom T. Hall and his wife Dixie).
The majority of the album (9 of the 11 songs) is ballads or mid-tempo offerings. ...
Alecia Nugent’s second CD is a winner. She is an excellent vocalist and has a star-studded group of musicians backing her. Nugent takes off at high speed on “Too Good To Be True.” Carl Jackson, Rob Ickes, Adam Steffey and Jim Van Cleve are solidly behind her, driving the song knee-deep in bluegrass.
She has a good and varied collection here. “I Cried All the Way To Kentucky” is a toe-tapper, while she tugs at heartstrings with “A Dozen White Roses.” Not only does she have excellent musicians ...