‘We sing a lot about unhappiness and that makes us very happy!” Miranda Lambert said at Pistol Annies’ surprise comeback show. The country supergroup she formed with Ashley Monroe and Angaleena Presley in 2011 were apparently high on life writing their third album, a luscious and intelligent examination of female dejection. Their lyrics may appear cartoonish: cold-hearted Cheyenne “lives for the nightlife and trashy tattoos”, and the spurned ex of When I Was His Wife recalls how she was “blinded by diamonds and driven by lust”. In fact, only Got My Name Changed Back romps, and has extra bite for referencing Lambert’s divorce from Blake Shelton (a US gossip mag fixture treated with the forensic hysteria of a broken royal marriage).Continue reading...
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On their third album as a group, country singer-songwriters Miranda Lambert, Ashley Monroe, and Angaleena Presley offer full-blooded portraits of women who struggle, get revenge, and soldier on.
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