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Nashville singer-songwriter Steve Holy's third album maintains the standards set by his first two: mainstream country-pop with a strong hint of '50s rock & roll influence, especially in the vocals. On ballads like "Baby Don't Go," Holy slips easily into a Roy Orbison-style falsetto, but his heart belongs to roadhouse country and rockabilly. This is best evidenced by the first single and title track, which starts with an overly dramatic, tongue in cheek spoken word intro that quickly devolves into a raucous country-rock stomp with a Big & Rich-style beat. Songs like "Men Buy the Drinks (Women Call the Shots)" and the straight-up rockabilly of "Hurry Up" continue the good-timey feel, while ballads like "Only the...
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All Music Guide
Nashville singer-songwriter Steve Holy's third album maintains the standards set by his first two: mainstream country-pop with a strong hint of '50s rock & roll influence, especially in the vocals. On ballads like "Baby Don't Go," Holy slips easily into a Roy Orbison-style falsetto, but his heart belongs to roadhouse country and rockabilly. This is best evidenced by the first single and title track, which starts with an overly dramatic, tongue in cheek spoken word intro that quickly devolves into a raucous country-rock stomp with a Big & Rich-style beat. Songs like "Men Buy the Drinks (Women Call the Shots)" and the straight-up rockabilly of "Hurry Up" continue the good-timey feel, while ballads like "Only the Lonely Talking" edge into Chris Isaak's retro territory. One of the rare contemporary Nashville country artists with a clear fondness for early rock & roll, Steve Holy smartly fuses the two styles into something refreshingly new.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/8/2006
  • Label: Warner Bros Mod Afw
  • UPC: 715187875821
  • Catalog Number: 78758
  • Sales rank: 88,870

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Steve Holy Primary Artist
John Jorgenson Guitar
Eric Darken Percussion
Laurence Juber Guitar
Joe Chemay Bass
Chip Davis Background Vocals
Kelly Back Electric Guitar
Matt Bissonette Bass
Christi Black Background Vocals
Bruce Bouton Steel Guitar
Steve Bryant Bass, Bass Guitar
Jim Cox Piano
Bill Decker Background Vocals
Dan Dugmore Steel Guitar
Gary Falcone Background Vocals
Thomas Flora Vocals
Larry Franklin Fiddle
Ellis Hall Background Vocals
Connie Harrington Background Vocals
John Hobbs Hammond Organ
John Jarvis Piano
Wayne Killius Percussion, Drums
Paul Leim Drums
Greg Leisz Guitar
Chris Leuzinger Electric Guitar
Michael Lloyd Background Vocals
Debbie Lytton Background Vocals
Gordon Mote Piano, Hammond Organ
Melissa Pierce Background Vocals
David Pruitt Background Vocals
Brent Rowan Electric Guitar
Gary Stockdale Background Vocals
Carmen Twillie Background Vocals
Wanda Vick Mandolin
Scott Williamson Drums
Jonathan Yudkin Banjo
Monalisa Young Background Vocals
Jimmy Nichols Strings
Dennis Wage Keyboards
Bryan Sutton Acoustic Guitar
Curt Ryle Acoustic Guitar
Troy Lancaster Electric Guitar
Wes Hightower Background Vocals
John D. Sharp Background Vocals
John R. Sharp Background Vocals
Chris Wann Background Vocals
Scotty Sanders Steel Guitar
Tommy Harden Drums
Mike Durham Electric Guitar
Jim "Moose" Brown Keyboards
Joanna Janet Background Vocals
David Biondolillo Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Mike Curb Composer, Producer
Bill Decker Engineer
Tony Green Engineer
Harley Hatcher Composer
Sonny LeMaire Composer
Michael Lloyd Arranger, Producer
Monty Powell Composer
Ed Seay Engineer
Larry Shell Composer
Bob Kearney Engineer, Digital Editing
Kim Williams Composer
Jeffrey Steele Composer
Tony Castle Engineer
Pat Bunch Composer
Jason Sellers Composer
Arlos Smith Composer
Randy Boudreaux Composer
Michael Dulaney Composer
Ashe Underwood Composer
Anna Wilson Composer
Shane Minor Composer
Steve Holy Composer
Brice Long Composer
Clayton Mills Composer
Chip Matthews Engineer
Lee Thomas Miller Producer
David Biondolillo Engineer
Bart Allmand Composer
Chris Stapleton Composer
Chuck Wicks Composer
Hank Williams Mastering
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