Time Well Wasted

Time Well Wasted

by Brad Paisley

CD

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Overview

Brad Paisley's previous album, Mud on the Tires, went double platinum, and Time Well Wasted ought to see that and raise it a couple. Paisley's calling card remains boogie, blues, ballads, and a lotta righteous twang. He is, after all, one hotshot guitar picker -- as he demonstrates, often, here -- and a songwriter of wit and depth, more than most mainstream heartthrobs could ever muster. He comes out of the gate with guitar blazing on a hot-rockin' love song, "The World," and barely lets the listener take a breath before rolling out one of his instant classics, "Alcohol," a clever southern rock anthem in which the demon drink speaks in the first person about its pervasive and lasting influence in both personal and world history. The tune builds from a solid thump into a roaring maelstrom of snarling guitars, honky-tonk piano, and soaring harmonies, all serving a memorable observation: "I been makin' a fool out of folks just like you / and helping white people dance." Paisley's idea of a power ballad is more rustic than most. The dobro- and acoustic guitar–tinted soundscape on "When I Get Where I'm Going" sets the stage for a song that muses on the better world that awaits in heaven, as Paisley is joined by Dolly Parton on the spiritually resonant, triumphant choruses. In a textbook example of piling on, Alan Jackson comes by to swap wry verses and harmonies on "Out in the Parking Lot," a stomping bit of honky-tonk brio that only makes the Brad Paisley juggernaut doubly awesome. There's no time wasted here.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/16/2005
Label: Arista
UPC: 0828766964226
catalogNumber: 69642
Rank: 17870

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Brad Paisley   Primary Artist,Acoustic Guitar,Mandolin,Electric Guitar,Vocals,12-string Guitar,Guitar (12 String Electric),Hi String Guitar (Acoustic),Guitar (Baritone)
Jerry Douglas   Dobro
Little Jimmy Dickens   Track Performer
Michael Johnson   Dobro,Steel Guitar
George Jones   Track Performer
Dolly Parton   Vocals,Track Performer
Scott Hamilton   Background Vocals
Tim Owens   Track Performer
James Burton   Electric Guitar
Eric Darken   Percussion,Vibes
Carolee Cooper   Background Vocals
Stuart Duncan   Fiddle,Mandolin
Kevin Grantt   Bass,Bass Guitar,Background Vocals,Double Bass,Upright Bass
Gordon Mote   Keyboards
Kendall Marcy   Banjo,Background Vocals
Bobby Terry   Bass,Bass Guitar
Bernie Herms   Piano
Kenny Lewis   Bass,Bass Guitar,Background Vocals
Bryan Sutton   Mandolin
Wes Hightower   Background Vocals
Rod Fletcher   Background Vocals
Robert Arthur   Track Performer
Michael "Mike Dee" Johnson   Dobro,Steel Guitar
Norah Lee Allen   Background Vocals
Justin Williamson   Fiddle
Jim "Moose" Brown   Piano,Keyboards,Hammond Organ,Background Vocals,Hammond B3
Ben Sesar   Drums
Gary Hooker   Electric Guitar,Background Vocals,Guitar (12 String Electric)
12 Steps   Background Vocals
Whisperin' Bill Anderson   Track Performer
Dennis J. McCall   Background Vocals
Kung Pao Buckaroos   Track Performer
Randel Currie   Steel Guitar

Technical Credits

Guy Clark   Composer
Tim Owens   Composer
Neal Cappellino   Engineer
John Goodwin   Composer
Kevin Grantt   Tic Tac
John Kelton   Engineer
Darrell Scott   Composer
George Teren   Composer
Brian David Willis   Engineer
Jason Lehning   Engineer
Willis R. Nance   Composer
Kendall Marcy   Engineer
Bobby Terry   Composer
Kelley Lovelace   Composer
Rivers Rutherford   Composer
Wynn Varble   Composer
Richard Barrow   Engineer
Robert Arthur   Composer
Brad Paisley   Composer
Frank Rogers   Composer,Producer,Audio Production
Don Sampson   Composer
Christophe Dubois   Composer,Producer,Executive Producer
Lee Thomas Miller   Composer
Peter Tilden   Composer
Ashley Gorley   Composer

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Time Well Wasted 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 12 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
brad knows how to make an album, pull the heart strings (when i get where i'm goin), have a few love songs ( The world, Waitin on a woman, She's everything) add irrelevent humor in (Alcohol, Easy Money, Cornography) stir and simmer and presto you have a successful Brad Paisley album, of course the thing about Brad is that even though he follows the same pattern for every album it works and sounds great. If you liked his other three you will like this one.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Brad Paisley continues to put out excellent music.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is such a great CD. I love Brad Paisley and he does not disappoint on this album. My favorite song is "Easy Money" - great beat and fun lyrics.
Guest More than 1 year ago
As soon as I got this album, I listened to it so much I had it memorized in a day. It is THAT good. For any of Brad's fans, or anybody who has ever laughed at one of his songs, this is definatley a great choice. Every song is laced with some of his genuine humor, even the ones that weren't played on the radio. Two that I think should have been big hits were "Flowers" and "I'll take you back." Contrary to the mushy love song sound that the names have, these two tracks are genuinely hilarious in a way that only Brad Paisley can pull off. All in all, this album is definately worth it.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I love all his cd's.! I am not sure what that other reviewer was listening to but this CD is the bomb!! My favorites were "In the parking lot," & "When I get where I'm going." All the songs were terrific!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I listened to the CD two times just to make sure I wasn't judging it too quickly. Outside of a few songs I thought this CD was boring. Alcohol was so overplayed on the radio along with The World so I didn't care to hear them anymore. This is a CD I would listen to maybe once a year if that. I like Brad Paisley but this CD was very unimpressive to me. I wish I had listened to some tracks online before I purchased it.
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