Dressed Up Like Nebraska

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All Music Guide - James Chrispell
Josh Rouse plays it straight like the roads and byways which criss-cross the Great Plains. This music is the no-frills variety that takes a bit of getting used to, but once acclimated, listeners start to feel like they've come across something real. The songs which comprise Dressed Up Like Nebraska sound like they've really happened, if not to the artist, then to those near and dear to him. From "Suburban Sweetheart" to "Late Night Conversation" to "White Trash Period of My Life" to "A Woman Lost in Serious Problems," the thread of real-life experiences weaves the listener through every possible emotion. Dark, but not melancholy, Dressed Up Like Nebraska is the type of ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Chrispell
Josh Rouse plays it straight like the roads and byways which criss-cross the Great Plains. This music is the no-frills variety that takes a bit of getting used to, but once acclimated, listeners start to feel like they've come across something real. The songs which comprise Dressed Up Like Nebraska sound like they've really happened, if not to the artist, then to those near and dear to him. From "Suburban Sweetheart" to "Late Night Conversation" to "White Trash Period of My Life" to "A Woman Lost in Serious Problems," the thread of real-life experiences weaves the listener through every possible emotion. Dark, but not melancholy, Dressed Up Like Nebraska is the type of record that the Nashville hat squad try to say isn't made any more. This is one of those classic discs one hears about, but seldom hears.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/28/1998
  • Label: Slow River Records
  • UPC: 635981003629
  • Catalog Number: 36
  • Sales rank: 149,192

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Josh Rouse Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Trombone, Electric Guitar, Vocals
George Nicholson Organ
Neilson Hubbard Vocals
David Henry Bass, Cello, Background Vocals
Ned Henry Violin, Electric Guitar, Slide Guitar
Jason Wilkins Bass
Steve Allen Wurlitzer
David Gehrke Drums, Tambourine
Technical Credits
David Henry Producer, Engineer
Josh Rouse Producer
Jeff Lipton Mastering
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    One of his best

    I've been an avid Josh Rouse fan for years and Dressed Up Like Nebraska is definitely one of his best works.

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