It's Your Call

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All Music Guide - Brian Mansfield
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 ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Brian Mansfield
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.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/5/2007
  • Label: Mca Special Products
  • UPC: 602517372306
  • Catalog Number: 000923902
  • Sales rank: 8,446

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 Jr. 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
Glenn Meadows Digital Editing, Mastering
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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