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All Music Guide - Jimmy James
Garrison Starr remained on a steady, unspectacular singer/songwriter path with her fifth album, recorded after her relocation from Los Angeles to Nashville. Teetering relationships are often the subject, with the opening cut even bearing the title "Pendulum." The melodies, singing, and arrangements are rather standard issue for this sort of thing, though some variations from the usual format let listeners know it's not being phoned in. Beyond its unusual title, "Sing It Like a Victim" has a rollicking rhythm and, for the first time on a Starr record, piano-dominated accompaniment. "Big Enough" has dramatic strings that are, at least in terms of Starr's usual fare, a ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jimmy James
Garrison Starr remained on a steady, unspectacular singer/songwriter path with her fifth album, recorded after her relocation from Los Angeles to Nashville. Teetering relationships are often the subject, with the opening cut even bearing the title "Pendulum." The melodies, singing, and arrangements are rather standard issue for this sort of thing, though some variations from the usual format let listeners know it's not being phoned in. Beyond its unusual title, "Sing It Like a Victim" has a rollicking rhythm and, for the first time on a Starr record, piano-dominated accompaniment. "Big Enough" has dramatic strings that are, at least in terms of Starr's usual fare, a stylistic departure. But while the emotional sincerity of the record can't be questioned, and it establishes an atmosphere of lingering introspection and striving for fulfillment, there's nothing to suggest a rise from mid-pack status.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/14/2006
  • Label: Vanguard Records
  • UPC: 015707978620
  • Catalog Number: 79786
  • Sales rank: 392,859

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Garrison Starr Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Percussion, Drums, Electric Guitar, Vocals, Wurlitzer
Pat Buchanan Acoustic Guitar, Mandolin, Electric Guitar, Papoose
Ken Coomer Drums
Brad Jones Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Mandolin, Electric Guitar, Vocals
Al Perkins Pedal Steel Guitar
Chris Carmichael Strings, Violin, Viola
Ross Rice Organ, Bass, Drums, Keyboards, Timpani
Neilson Hubbard Percussion, Piano, Electric Guitar, Vocals, Wurlitzer, Casio, Guitar (Nylon String)
David Henry Cello
Matthew Ryan Vocals
Mickey Grimm Percussion, Drum Loop
Lindsay Jamieson Drums
Pat Sansone Organ, Bass, Percussion, Piano, Glockenspiel, Electric Guitar, Vocals, Moog Synthesizer, Vibes, Casio
Andy Hubbard Drums
Mindy Smith Vocals
Michael Grimes Electric Guitar
Kate York Vocals, Human Whistle
Betsy Lamb Viola
Technical Credits
Jim DeMain Mastering
Brad Jones Arranger, Producer, Engineer
Garrison Starr Arranger, Composer, Producer
Neilson Hubbard Arranger, Composer, Producer, Engineer
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