Angels & Outlaws

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All Music Guide - Stewart Mason
Angels & Outlaws continues and amplifies the more reflective mood of Aaron Watson's previous album, San Angelo, as opposed to the honky tonk swing of his first several releases. The title is indicative, because Watson's Christian themes have grown to command an ever larger place in his music, and he spends considerably more time singing about the former than the latter here. Even the threatening hook of album opener "Tulsa" "Don't let the sun go down on you in Tulsa" is delivered not to a romantic rival, but to someone Watson feels is shirking his God-given duties as a husband and father. Although the album is produced, as always, by Asleep at the Wheel's Ray Benson, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stewart Mason
Angels & Outlaws continues and amplifies the more reflective mood of Aaron Watson's previous album, San Angelo, as opposed to the honky tonk swing of his first several releases. The title is indicative, because Watson's Christian themes have grown to command an ever larger place in his music, and he spends considerably more time singing about the former than the latter here. Even the threatening hook of album opener "Tulsa" "Don't let the sun go down on you in Tulsa" is delivered not to a romantic rival, but to someone Watson feels is shirking his God-given duties as a husband and father. Although the album is produced, as always, by Asleep at the Wheel's Ray Benson, the honky tonk and Western swing vibe of earlier albums like The Honky Tonk Kid and Shutupanddance is similarly dialed back here in favor of midtempo country-pop like "Whiskey on the Fire." Big bonus points for getting the cantankerous outlaw country legend Billy Joe Shaver to record a verse of Philippians, though.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/1/2008
  • Label: Thirty Tigers
  • UPC: 643157395447
  • Catalog Number: 5739544
  • Sales rank: 9,982

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Aaron Watson Primary Artist
Tim Curry Background Vocals
Billy Joe Shaver Readings, Guest Appearance
Ray Benson Acoustic Guitar, Guest Appearance
Floyd Domino Piano
Lloyd Maines Steel Guitar
Jason Roberts Fiddle
David Sanger Drums
Glenn Fukunaga Bass, Bass Guitar
Chris Gage Piano
Drew Womack Background Vocals
Wes Hightower Background Vocals
Kevin Fowler Guest Appearance
Roger Creager Guest Appearance
John Michael Whitby Piano
Jondan McBride Acoustic Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin
Sam Seifert Electric Guitar, Guitar (Baritone)
Jason Lerma Electric Guitar, Guitar (Baritone)
Dave Kurrasch Steel Guitar
Technical Credits
Jerry Reed Composer
Ray Benson Producer, Audio Production
Don Cobb Mastering
Billy Yates Composer
Wayne Carson Thompson Composer
Kelley Lovelace Composer
Eric Conn Mastering
Aaron Watson Composer, Audio Production
Adam Odor Engineer
Lee Thomas Miller Composer
Sam Seifert Producer, Engineer, Audio Production
Shauna Dodds Art Direction
Anthony "Gino" Genaro Executive Producer, Management
Sarah Dodds Art Direction
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