Crystal Gayle: True Love

Posted by

ImageCrystal Gayle lacks the gutsiness, innovation, and songwriting talents of big sister Loretta Lynn, but she has sizable talents of her own—like compelling, emotion-drenched vocals, a mostly good ear for material and an ability to gracefully walk the line between country and pop. For evidence, see True Love, her ninth album, which mingles a few bits of fluff (“He Is Beautiful to Me”) with lots of hook-laden potential gold. Among the highlights: Reece Kirk’s “Our Love Is On the Faultline” and Rodney Crowell’s “Till I Gain Control Again,” the latter featuring harmony vocals by the composer.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s