It's Your Call

It's Your Call

by Reba McEntire
     
 

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McEntire possesses one of the most undeniably emotional voices in country music -- one well-phrased word in her Oklahoma accent can start hearts breaking. The overwhelming number of ballads on It's Your Call take maximum advantage of that talent, especially on "Straight from You" and "The Heart Won't Lie," a duet with labelmate Vince

Overview

McEntire possesses one of the most undeniably emotional voices in country music -- one well-phrased word in her Oklahoma accent can start hearts breaking. The overwhelming number of ballads on It's Your Call take maximum advantage of that talent, especially on "Straight from You" and "The Heart Won't Lie," a duet with labelmate Vince Gill. While It's Your Call may have the same intensity of emotion as the double-platinum For My Broken Heart, it lacks similar depth -- taken as a whole, these songs make McEntire sound like a victim, a role she no longer plays well. The ballads leave few places for McEntire's strength of character, and the bluesy "Take It Back" and "Go Down Easy" only serve as breaks in the despair. McEntire showed her best on For My Broken Heart; while she's not holding back here, only casual or partial listeners will be moved as much.

Product Details

Release Date:
06/05/2007
Label:
Mca Special Products
UPC:
0602517372306
catalogNumber:
000923902
Rank:
78634

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Reba McEntire   Primary Artist,Background Vocals
Linda Davis   Background Vocals
Donna McElroy   Background Vocals
Matt Rollings   Synthesizer,Piano
Steve Gibson   Acoustic Guitar,Electric Guitar
Terry Crisp   Steel Guitar
Vince Gill   Background Vocals
Vicki Hampton   Background Vocals
Mary Ann Kennedy   Background Vocals
Paul Leim   Drums
Joe McGlohon   Saxophone
Michael Rhodes   Bass
Jamie D. Robbins   Background Vocals
Harry Stinson   Background Vocals
John Barlow Jarvis   Synthesizer,Piano
George Marinelli   Acoustic Guitar,Mandolin,Electric Guitar
Pam Rose   Background Vocals
Chros Rodriguez   Background Vocals

Technical Credits

Gerry House   Composer
Skip Ewing   Composer
Reba McEntire   Composer,Producer
Kim Carnes   Composer
Max D. Barnes   Composer
Tim Mensy   Composer
Troy Seals   Composer
Gary Burr   Composer
Tony Brown   Producer
Vince Gill   Duet
John Guess   Engineer,overdub engineer
Mary Ann Kennedy   Composer
Marty Williams   Engineer,overdub engineer
Mickey Braithwaite   Art Direction
Bruce Burch   Composer
Pat Bunch   Composer
Gary Harrison   Composer
John Jarrard   Composer
Anthony Little   Composer
Kristy Jackson   Composer
Sandy Knox   Composer
Liz Hengber   Composer
Narvel Blackstock   Management
Shawna Harrington-Burkhart   Composer
Will Robinson   Composer
Pam Rose   Composer
Donna Terry Weiss   Composer

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