- Summary: It's been over 40 years since she released her first album (and four since her last, 2000's 'Still Country'), but the coal miner's daughter returns to the spotlight with this 13-track effort (all Lynn-penned originals), produced by The White Stripes' Jack White.
- Record Label: Interscope
- Genre(s): Country
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|Well, Portland Oregon and sloe gin fizz If that ain't love, then tell me what is, uh huh, uh huh Well I lost my heart, it didn't take no time But...||See the rest of the song lyrics|
Positive: 27 out of 27
Mixed: 0 out of 27
Negative: 0 out of 27
BlenderSome of the most gripping singing you're going to hear all year.... A brave, unrepeatable record that speaks to her whole life. [May 2004, p.123]
Entertainment WeeklyCrackling with a bristling immediacy, Van Lear Rose yanks Lynn into the present while never abandoning musical traditions that continue to define her, her voice, and her material. [30 Apr 2004, p.160]
Q MagazineNothing short of remarkable. [Jun 2004, p.102]
NeilHMay 6, 2004A kick in the pants to Nashville from a 70 year old artist who made a leap of faith into gutsy country rock. Now number one on our FMQB A kick in the pants to Nashville from a 70 year old artist who made a leap of faith into gutsy country rock. Now number one on our FMQB report at WDIY Allentown. Her appearance on the Late Show with the DoWhatters was nothing short of a revelation. Neil Hever… Expand
EricHApr 29, 2004Best album of the year so far
IxatA.Sep 19, 2007Loretta Lynn's Van Lear Rose surpasses all of my favorite artists' album(and that includes bjork and white's band)... miss Loretta Lynn's Van Lear Rose surpasses all of my favorite artists' album(and that includes bjork and white's band)... miss being mrs and portland oregon are just exceptional.… Collapse
BillCMay 12, 2004Excellent CD. One of the best of the year.
JenniferHSep 9, 2004I Just Absolutely Love This Albulm I Think Its The Best Albulm Ever I Love Her Voice, She Has Got A Beautiful Voice, She Just Does An Awesome I Just Absolutely Love This Albulm I Think Its The Best Albulm Ever I Love Her Voice, She Has Got A Beautiful Voice, She Just Does An Awesome Job Singin On This Albulm.… Expand
PetraNov 11, 2005There'll never be another Loretta. People like her keeps the real country alive. There ain't lot of 'em but they're very There'll never be another Loretta. People like her keeps the real country alive. There ain't lot of 'em but they're very special folks. This ain't about money, bussiness or anything like that. This is about heart and real feelings and if you can't appreciate it you better keep your hands off it.… Expand
EggHeadMay 2, 2004Worst Album EVER! Ill Mitch's Album was way better then this.
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