Untamed

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All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
It's hard not to root for Heather Myles. She is a singer/songwriter rooted in honky tonk music, going the indie route and eschewing Nashville, and those breeds are too rare. Nonetheless, the recipe hasn't yet delivered on all of its promising ingredients. She actually sounds best when she is at her most imitative of vintage '50s sounds: "When You Walked Out on Me" is a rougher-voiced Patsy Cline, "Cadillac Cowboy" is very much in the rockabilly-pop mold of early Brenda Lee. The more contemporary sounding efforts are blander, and she is occasionally prone to vocal swoops that sound a little hokey. As modern California country goes, it's not bad -- it's certainly not ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
It's hard not to root for Heather Myles. She is a singer/songwriter rooted in honky tonk music, going the indie route and eschewing Nashville, and those breeds are too rare. Nonetheless, the recipe hasn't yet delivered on all of its promising ingredients. She actually sounds best when she is at her most imitative of vintage '50s sounds: "When You Walked Out on Me" is a rougher-voiced Patsy Cline, "Cadillac Cowboy" is very much in the rockabilly-pop mold of early Brenda Lee. The more contemporary sounding efforts are blander, and she is occasionally prone to vocal swoops that sound a little hokey. As modern California country goes, it's not bad -- it's certainly not overly slick -- but it lacks the edge or personality that would establish her as a major contender.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/24/1995
  • Label: Hightone Records
  • UPC: 012928805926
  • Catalog Number: 8059
  • Sales rank: 280,296

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Heather Myles Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Vocals, Background Vocals
Skip Edwards Organ, Piano, Accordion, Keyboards, Marimbas, Vibes
Bob Glaub Bass
Bob Gothar Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Electric Guitar
Brantley Kearns Fiddle
Greg Leisz Acoustic Guitar, Steel Guitar, Lap Steel Guitar
Kelly McGuire Background Vocals
Buddy Miller Electric Guitar
Keith Rosier Bass
John "Juke" Logan Harmonica
Rick Shea Acoustic Guitar
Technical Credits
Charlie Brocco Engineer
Bruce Bromberg Producer
Chris Bellman Mastering
Donna Mercer Art Direction
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