Get Off on the Pain [Deluxe Edition]

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All Music Guide - Todd Sterling
On his eight studio album, Get Off on the Pain, California honky tonk hero Gary Allan digs deep in the soil of human emotion and comes up with a handful of diamonds. Allan, one of the few authentic artists to come out of Nashville since country music turned into a giant money machine, is as real as they come. Never a trend follower, Allan -- who for the most part has steered clear of cheese-filled songwriting fodder -- keeps getting better with age. Get Off on the Pain is a well-crafted, ten-song collection that, to steal a well-worn phrase, is all killer and no filler. The gritty and grinding title track, a thundering number that finds Allan examining his fondness for a ...
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All Music Guide - Todd Sterling
On his eight studio album, Get Off on the Pain, California honky tonk hero Gary Allan digs deep in the soil of human emotion and comes up with a handful of diamonds. Allan, one of the few authentic artists to come out of Nashville since country music turned into a giant money machine, is as real as they come. Never a trend follower, Allan -- who for the most part has steered clear of cheese-filled songwriting fodder -- keeps getting better with age. Get Off on the Pain is a well-crafted, ten-song collection that, to steal a well-worn phrase, is all killer and no filler. The gritty and grinding title track, a thundering number that finds Allan examining his fondness for a lifestyle that has left him with more than a few scars on his heart, body, mind, and soul, sets the tone for the entire disc. This isn't music for Sunday mornings; it's not all sunshine and flowers in Allan's world. The slow-burning "Along the Way" and the revved-up "That Ain't Gonna Fly" are meaty numbers that showcase Allan's unmistakable wail. The former is a reflective number, while the latter is a pedal-to-the floor barn burner. Few country artists can rock harder than Allan, but the outlaw singer/songwriter can easily handle a good ballad, as he proves with "Today." The heartrending track cuts deep and burns long after the last note fades. Strings, steel guitar, and piano swirl around Allan's aching vocals as he slips on the boots of a man struggling to come to terms with a relationship long dead except in his mind. The final nail is hammered in the coffin when the guy's ex marries someone else. Allan had a hand in co-writing five of the songs on Get Off on the Pain, which will likely go down as one of the best albums of his career. [A a version of the album with three live tracks recorded at the House of Blues was released in 2010.]
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/9/2010
  • Label: Mca Nashville
  • UPC: 602527291208
  • Catalog Number: 001387002
  • Sales rank: 17,841

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Gary Allan Primary Artist
Eric Darken Percussion, Vibes
David Angell Strings
John Catchings Strings
Chad Cromwell Drums
David Davidson Strings
Greg Droman Electric Guitar
Dan Dugmore Acoustic Guitar
Stuart Duncan Fiddle
Kenny Greenberg Electric Guitar
Rami Jaffee Hammond B3
Steve Nathan Piano, Keyboards, Wurlitzer, Hammond B3
Russ Pahl Banjo
Michael Rhodes Bass
Brent Rowan Electric Guitar, Baritone
Mary Kathryn Van Osdale Strings
Kris Wilkinson Strings
John Willis Acoustic Guitar
David Steele Electric Guitar, Slide Guitar
Wes Hightower Background Vocals
Perry Coleman Background Vocals
Charlie Judge Strings
Technical Credits
Pat McLaughlin Composer
Greg Droman Producer, Engineer
Jamie O'Hara Composer
Kris Wilkinson Arranger
Mark Wright Producer
Tommy Lee James Composer
Brett James Composer
Jon Randall Composer
Gary Allan Composer, Producer
Andrew Dorff Composer
Chris Tompkins Composer
Bill Luther Composer
Odie Blackmon Composer
Wes Hightower Composer
Jaime Hanna Composer
Brice Long Composer
Josh Kear Composer
Justin Weaver Composer
Hank Williams Mastering
Scooter Carusoe Composer
Tony Martin Composer
John Lytle Management
Kendell Marvel Composer
Cragi Allen Art Direction
Rob Beckham Booking
Rick Shipp Booking
Brett Eldredge Composer
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