- Summary: Rick Rubin "executive" produced the controversial country outfit's first release in four years. John Mayer, Bonnie Raitt, and members of Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Heartbreakers guest.
- Record Label: Sony
- Genre(s): Country
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On first listen, Taking the Long Way seems too somber--in need of a bit of levity and more than a couple of uptempo songs (like the sexy, '60s-flavored "I Like It") to resonate for the long haul. It also seems to lack the writing quality that Darrell Scott, Patty Griffin, and Bruce Robison brought to Home. But on repeated plays, those concerns dissipate.
PatrickJun 29, 2007Anybody who gives it a 0 or 1 obviously holds a huge bias. There are so many great songs on this album. 10 because it deserves it
ValarieSMay 30, 2006It really saddens me that the people who the Dixie Chicks really could speak to and make a difference with have chosen to bury their It really saddens me that the people who the Dixie Chicks really could speak to and make a difference with have chosen to bury their collective heads in the sand. This CD is incredible, and they don't even care. Blind patriotism was big in Germany not so long ago too!… Expand
JimmyDMay 23, 2006Excellent! Killer music and a bold message, flying in the face of war-mongering criticism. A must buy.
JDWilliamsJun 23, 2006EVERY SONG ON THIS CD PLEASES MY EARS! everyone should own this cd i havent heard a cd this good in so long.
AndyZJun 20, 2006This is an outstanding album with a number of great and memorable songs. The best Chicks album ever and a moving declaration of defiance.
DineshPJul 12, 2006Good Overall. Not a country fan. But good music. lot of power and emotion. Valid points, Beautiful arrangement with the typical DC delivery Good Overall. Not a country fan. But good music. lot of power and emotion. Valid points, Beautiful arrangement with the typical DC delivery makes this one a must have. And more importantly they made a point and stuck to it. Bush should listen to this and Pink's Im not dead.… Expand
DonCMay 22, 2006At one time this group was my favorite; if I hear their song being played now, I stop listening to the station playing them. Personally, I At one time this group was my favorite; if I hear their song being played now, I stop listening to the station playing them. Personally, I think all three of them are idiots… Expand
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