The Story Of My Life - Deana Carter
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  • Summary: The veteran Nashville artist wrote and produced all 11 tracks on her latest album, and handled most of the instrumentation as well.
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  1. Her arresting voice holds it all together with unassuming grace. [11 Mar 2005, p.104]
  2. This sounds very much like the record Deana Carter has always wanted to make
  3. Story of My Life is polished, but it's far from slick; it's honest, wears its heart on its sleeve and is full of imagination, grace, and spit.
  4. Carter’s an artist clearly capable of making a great album. The Story of My Life isn’t it, but it’s a start.
  5. Story is a couple gems short of excellence, but Carter has expanded her unaffected charm beyond the twang thang.
  6. Evokes Juliana Hatfield more than Shania Twain. [Apr/May 2005, p.127]
  7. The Story of My Life should definitely please fans of her earlier records and anyone with a taste for quote-unquote country music. But if she's on a quest for something more personal, more original, she's got some more miles to travel.

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  1. Positive: 3 out of 3
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  1. sondraw
    Jun 23, 2005
    10
    srong woman of substance, for deana carter " you can get from a to z with logic, imagination will take you everywhere" deana does so. sondra
  2. VáclavR
    Jun 14, 2005
    9
    The Story Of My life is simply one the best album Deana Carter makes. She puts her soul into this and you can hear it. It's awesome album.
  3. Matt
    Jun 9, 2005
    8
    Shows how she can grow when not bound by Nashville.