- Summary: The highly political singer-songwriter returns with his 13th studio outing, which includes a duet with Emmylou Harris and a love song ("Condi Condi") about the current National Security Advisor.
- Record Label: Artemis
- Genre(s): Rock, Singer-Songwriter
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SpinHis characters feel like individuals, not archetypes. [Sep 2004, p.114]
MojoIt's a fine album, mixing lean rock anthems... with the kind of ballads lesser artists would need years to write. [Oct 2004, p.116]
JohanFAug 27, 2004Great political album!
BrandonSAug 24, 2004Basically, it picks up where "Jerusalem" left off. No big surprises, just more great music from the best guy out there.
HarlanTJan 19, 2005I cried the first time I heard "Rich Man's War." This is the finest of modern protest music.
RichardHJun 30, 2005The title track alone is worth having the disc- fiery, rocking, motivating. To Kyle C., a vast majority of great artists have always been The title track alone is worth having the disc- fiery, rocking, motivating. To Kyle C., a vast majority of great artists have always been politically inclined, and generally to the left. Tell you anything? Also, I think you meant "p*ssed [you] off to no END"-not extent. Learn your grammar from W.?… Collapse
PaulMFeb 11, 2005Used to love this guy, since he started, in fact. His Woody Guthrie of the times act is pretty lame and his politics are very immature(see; Used to love this guy, since he started, in fact. His Woody Guthrie of the times act is pretty lame and his politics are very immature(see; Fuck the FCC).... I saw him live tonight. His voice and energy are flagging. Maybe he should run for dog catcher somewhere and just take a break from music. He left the best of his talents back in the mid-90s somewhere....… Expand
kylecDec 9, 2004Earle could have been a legend, I wish artists would stay way from politics...as a Republican, this album pissed me off to no extent.
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