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Audio Mixer: Clarke Schleicher. Recording information: Quad Studios, Nashville, TN; Warner Studios; Warner Studios, Nashville, TN. Photographer: Miranda Penn Turin. Lady Antebellum prefaced the release of Need You Now by issuing its title track as a single; it reached the top spot on the country charts and stayed there for five straight weeks. It was their second number one, and they wasted no time following it with "American Honey," a mere two months before this set was in stores. This singing and songwriting trio -- lead vocalists Charles Kelly, and Hillary Scott with multi-instrumentalist and backing vocalist Dave Haywood -- understand how Nashville works, and how to work it. On their sophomore effort, they stick very close to the formula of their debut: a slew of mid- and uptempo love songs, a sad ballad, and a couple of rocked-up good-time tunes -- all self-written with some help from some of Nashville's most respected writers. Kelly's baritone is emotive, expressive, and deep in the pocket, no matt...
Song List: Disc 1
1. Need You Now
2. Our Kind of Love
3. American Honey
4. Hello World
5. Perfect Day
6. Love This Pain
7. When You Got a Good Thing
8. Stars Tonight
9. If I Knew Then
10. Something 'Bout a Woman
11. Ready to Love Again
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Label:  Capitol Nashville Records
ArtistLady Antebellum
Genre:  Country
Release Date:  January 26, 2010
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Quick Tip by . December 09, 2010
Other than the massive song Need You Now I thought there first album was much stronger.
review by . June 19, 2010
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Pros: The title track, one or two occasional glimpses of real country     Cons: Very cheesy, tries too hard, cynically commercial     The Bottom Line: An erratic collection from Fleetwood Mac with sequins     Lady Antebellum belong to - or at least have been parcelled with - the country rock/Americana scene and it was through some severe pushing by BBC Radio's Bob Harris (is the great whispering one on the LA payroll?) who played the hugely …
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