- Summary: The ninth studio release for the New York rocker was funded by a Pledge Music campaign before it was picked up for distribution by Loud & Proud. Stewart Lerman co-produced the album with Nile, Johnny Pisano, and Alex Alexander.
- Record Label: Loud & Proud
- Genre(s): Adult Alternative, Pop/Rock, Contemporary Singer/Songwriter, Album Rock, Roots Rock
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Positive: 6 out of 6
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Q MagazineJul 11, 2013Occasionally slightly Gallic, but consistently intoxicating, it's a trip definitely worth taking. [Aug 2013, p.103]
UncutJun 25, 2013Nile's river of song runs as deep as it's wide. [Jul 2013, p.80]
Positive: 1 out of 1
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Sep 16, 2013The title track of Willie Nile's "American Ride" evokes a lovely, pleasant feeling of comfort like being buoyed by a warm, gentle breezeThe title track of Willie Nile's "American Ride" evokes a lovely, pleasant feeling of comfort like being buoyed by a warm, gentle breeze that never fails to evoke a smile.
But don't expect to get TOO relaxed.
"American Ride" is a roller-coaster deftly winding Nile's array of achingly beautiful songs and biting social commentary through a solid structure of great, new-fashioned rock and roll.
The musical diversity throughout this album is very satisfying and appealing.
It's the best effort yet by this big-hearted, live-wire of an artist, who's earned a well-deserved cult following around the globe.
We can't wait to see what's around the corner on this continuing American Ride.… Collapse
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