Declaration of Independence

Declaration of Independence

by Colt Ford
     
 

Professional golfer turned full-time redneck country-rapper Colt Ford settles into his backwoods groove on his fourth album, Declaration of Independence. The title is a bit defiant and so is the album, Ford boasting how he's a "shotgun toter/Republican voter" on the opening "Answer to No One," a cut that shamelesslySee more details below

Overview

Professional golfer turned full-time redneck country-rapper Colt Ford settles into his backwoods groove on his fourth album, Declaration of Independence. The title is a bit defiant and so is the album, Ford boasting how he's a "shotgun toter/Republican voter" on the opening "Answer to No One," a cut that shamelessly cops from Kid Rock and sets the pace for the rest of the album. Ford is certainly more country than Kid, something that the never-ending parade of country stars makes plain, but he certainly has a hard rock streak, going so far as to invert the riff from White Stripes' "Seven Nation Army" for his "Dancin' While Intoxicated (DWI)." This helps accentuate his swagger, a swagger that's in full effect here as he brags about the country and everything that comes with it -- the Jack, the trucks, the girls, and the guns. Ford weaves some sentiment into the boasting and it's nearly as effective as the party rockers...if you can embrace Ford's big-boned bravado. Over the course of an album it gets slightly wearying, but taken in doses it has its appeal and he's a little more musically adept than he initially seems, blending to the styles of Darius Rucker, Kix Brooks, Jason Aldean, or Montgomery Gentry.

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Product Details

Release Date:
08/07/2012
Label:
Average Joe's Ent.
UPC:
0661869002392
catalogNumber:
239
Rank:
24831

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Colt Ford   Primary Artist
Dan Dugmore   Steel Guitar
Rob Hajacos   Fiddle
Dann Huff   Acoustic Guitar,Electric Guitar,Soloist
Gary Morse   Steel Guitar
Danny Parks   Banjo
Jonathan Yudkin   Fiddle
Noah Gordon   Background Vocals
Russell Terrell   Background Vocals
Mike Hartnett   Acoustic Guitar,Banjo,Electric Guitar,Loops
Robert Wright   Background Vocals
Rick Brothers   Percussion,Drums
Paul Chapman   Bass
Brad Henderson   Electric Guitar
Charlie Judge   Keyboards
Cherie Oakley   Vocals
Shaun Balin   Acoustic Guitar,Fiddle,Electric Fiddle
Colt Ford Vocal Group   Background Vocals
Dan "Five" Weller   Electric Guitar,E-bow

Technical Credits

Mark Hagen   Engineer
Dann Huff   Producer
Terry Smith   Composer,Producer
Craig Wiseman   Composer
Noah Gordon   Composer,Producer,Engineer,Executive Producer,Digital Editing,Mastering,overdub engineer
John Morand   Vocal Recording
Jeffrey Steele   Composer,Additional Production
Shannon Houchins   Composer,Producer,Executive Producer
Mike Hartnett   Composer,Producer,Engineer,Digital Editing,overdub engineer
Justin Daniels   Vocal Engineer
Lee Davis   overdub engineer
Jimmy Dulin   Digital Editing,overdub engineer
David Huff   Programming
Craig Headen   Engineer
DJ Ko   Composer,Producer
Colt Ford   Composer
C. Tompkins   Composer
Ben Hayslip   Composer
Lex Lipsitz   Composer,overdub engineer
Phive Starr   Producer
D. Bradley   Composer
Michael Zuehsow   Engineer,overdub engineer
Nick Lutz   Engineer
Billy Decker   Digital Editing,overdub engineer
Jason Domenech   Engineer

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