KRISTY COX, “Part of Me,”Pisgah Ridge, 11 tracks
Kristy Cox, a top Australian bluegrass musician, has been making her mark in the United States since 2013.
“Part of Me,” her new album, is her second in this country.
Jerry Salley, the Nashville singer-songwriter who produced the album, wrote or co-wrote seven of the 11 tracks.
Cox wrote or co-wrote four, including three with Salley
Chris Stapleton‘s “Daddy Doesn’t Pray Anymore,” with its surprise ending, is one of the album’s highlights.
“Another Weary Mile,” a hard-driving song about driving through a snow storm on her way home with the gas tank nearing empty, kicks off the high-energy album.
“You Walked In” is an uptempo song about a woman facing a lonely weekend until she meets a man in a restaurant.
“William Henry Johnson” is the tale of a ladies man and a woman who thought she could change him. And when she couldn’t, well, she got even.
The title track, written by Pam Tillis and Salley, is about a woman wishing the new man in her life had come along before another man hurt her bad.
“Your Love Never Grows Old” finds a couple looking back on the 30 years they’ve been together.
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