Lay It Down

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All Music Guide - Jeff Crooke
Released in 1996, this CD definitively answers a question that has occasionally plagued the Cowboy Junkies: yes, they sound good, but can they rock? Though still laden with the melancholia that has marked previous efforts, this CD is sonically dense, guitar-drenched, and good at high-volume levels. Margo Timmins' voice has never been more expressive, and the lyrics shimmer with intensity. Although the band has occasionally touched on quiet moments reminiscent of fellow Canadian Neil Young, little they have done before this album approached the emotive wail of his louder efforts. The Cowboy Junkies have proven their versatility while ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jeff Crooke
Released in 1996, this CD definitively answers a question that has occasionally plagued the Cowboy Junkies: yes, they sound good, but can they rock? Though still laden with the melancholia that has marked previous efforts, this CD is sonically dense, guitar-drenched, and good at high-volume levels. Margo Timmins' voice has never been more expressive, and the lyrics shimmer with intensity. Although the band has occasionally touched on quiet moments reminiscent of fellow Canadian Neil Young, little they have done before this album approached the emotive wail of his louder efforts. The Cowboy Junkies have proven their versatility while retaining their unique sound.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/27/1996
  • Label: Fontana Geffen
  • UPC: 720642495223
  • Catalog Number: 24952
  • Sales rank: 39,098

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Cowboy Junkies Primary Artist, Primary Artist
Alan Anton Bass
Jeff Bird Organ
Andy Carlson Violin
John Keane Guitar, Pedal Steel Guitar
Margo Timmins Vocals
Michael Timmins Guitar
Peter Timmins Drums
David Henry Cello
Carl Schab Viola
Peter Schab Violin
Tim White Organ
Technical Credits
Andy Carlson Horn Arrangements, String Arrangements
Dave Houghton Art Direction
John Keane Producer, Engineer
Bob Ludwig Mastering
Michael Timmins Producer
Robert Cobban Engineer, Engineering
Dale Morningstar Engineer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    excellent cd

    This is a wonderful album by the fabulously diverse but dependable Cowboy Junkies!

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